Women in Music 2016

Pearl Jam Gets Intimate For London Show

Pearl Jam will play its first U.K. show in six years on April 20, when it will drop by the 1,600-capacity Astoria.

Pearl Jam will play its first U.K. show in six years on April 20, when it will drop by the 1,600-capacity Astoria. Tickets go on sale tomorrow (March 31) in the United Kingdom; a limited amount of tickets will be available to U.K.-based members of Pearl Jam's Ten Club fan organization.

An extensive European tour is in the works for later this year in support of Pearl Jam's self-titled album, which is due May 2 via J Records. First single "World Wide Suicide" is in its second week at No. 1 on Billboard's Modern Rock chart. The track is also No. 2 on the Mainstream Rock tally.

"World Wide Suicide" is available as a call tone and ringer exclusively through Sprint. The cell phone carrier is also hosting a contest to send a fan to see Pearl Jam play a hometown show in Seattle on a date to be announced. Five runners-up will win a Sprint Music Phone filled with Pearl Jam content.

As previously reported, Pearl Jam will begin the first leg of its North American tour May 9 in Toronto. The lone second leg show confirmed at deadline is a July 9 date at the Forum in Los Angeles with support from Sonic Youth.