1."Alive"

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Pearl Jam's ninth studio album, Backspacer, has revitalized the band -- and they're displaying newfound energy on their current North American tour.

SPIN.com has trailed them on their trek, from the Aug. 21 opener in Toronto, onto Chicago, San Francisco, and most recently two triumphant hometown Seattle sets, collecting the best images from each show in this gallery.

Click through to browse shots of EdVed & Co. playing songs new and old -- or read reviews of their Toronto,Chicago, and Seattle shows.

Visit our sister site SPINEARTH.tv to watch superfan Zack Newman's video blog from the Pearl Jam tour.

2."Alive"

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Pearl Jam's ninth studio album, Backspacer, has revitalized the band -- and they're displaying newfound energy on their current North American tour.

SPIN.com has trailed them on their trek, from the Aug. 21 opener in Toronto, onto Chicago, San Francisco, and most recently two triumphant hometown Seattle sets, collecting the best images from each show in this gallery.

Click through to browse shots of EdVed & Co. playing songs new and old -- or read reviews of their Toronto,Chicago, and Seattle shows.

Visit our sister site SPINEARTH.tv to watch superfan Zack Newman's video blog from the Pearl Jam tour.

3.EdVed Attacks

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The 44-year-old frontman picks up a guitar during PJ's headlining set at San Francisco's Outside Lands, August 28.

4.Hometown Pride

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A fan sports his vintage PJ t-shirt during the band's show at Seattle's 17,000-capacity Key Arena, September 21.

5.Guitar Hero

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Mike McCready plays Backspacer single "The Fixer" to 16,000 screaming fans during the band's Toronto tour-opener, August 21.

6.Like a Prayer

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A possessed Vedder drops to his knees during a rousing version of "Corduroy" in Chicago, August 23.

7.Strat Attack

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Stone Gossard plays garage rock riffs on new jam "The Fixer" in Toronto.

8.Bottom Feeder

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Jeff Ament debuts his polka-dot bass in Seattle, Sept. 21.

9.Crowd Control

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Vedder hands vocal duties over to the audience on "Evenflow," during PJ's second concert in Chicago, August 24.

10.San Francisco Giants

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Pearl Jam ripped through a 90-minute set at S.F.'s Outside Lands, treating a crowd of more than 40,000 to tons of older material, including "Animal," "Given to Fly," and "Go."

11.Wail Watching

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EdVed belts it out in Toronto.

12."Betterman"

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McCready struts through a version of the PJ classic to close out the show in Chicago.

13.Man in the Flannel Shirt

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Vedder and Gossard in Seattle.

14.Forever Young

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Pearl Jam closed out their Outside Lands set with a pair of Neil Young covers -- "Throw Your Hatred Down" and "Keep On Rocking in the Free World."

15.Guitar Hero 2

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Vedder in a moment of rock'n'roll hip-lock on "In My Tree" in Chicago.

16.Goodnight and Goodbye

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Vedder offers a nasty kiss-off during "Hard to Imagine."

Read reviews of their Toronto,Chicago, and Seattle shows.

Visit our sister site SPINEARTH.tv to watch superfan Zack Newman's video blog from the Pearl Jam tour.