Pearl Jam’s 11th record arrives while there is a new music status quo where guitar music seems to have taken a backseat.
The NME’s review gives 3 out of 5 for Gigaton, saying it “won’t change your life, but should boast enough vitriol to satisfy long-term fans.
Pearl Jam have, undoubtedly, as pioneers and figures that have shaped rock history, earned the right to make whatever the fuck they like. But the question is whether anyone is still listening any more? With this multi-faceted record, the answer is likely yes. It just won’t change your life.