Pearl Jam Radio airing special ‘Gigaton’ programming

SiriusXM’s Pearl Jam Radio to broadcast full album and more

SiriusXM has announced that Pearl Jam Radio, the band’s exclusive SiriusXM channel, is creating special programming surrounding the release of Gigaton, Pearl Jam’s new album that will air in its entirety on Friday, March 27th.

Pearl Jam will release their much-anticipated eleventh studio album on Friday. Gigaton marks the band’s first studio album since their GRAMMY award-winning album, Lightning Bolt, which was released over six years ago. Pearl Jam Radio’s special broadcast of Gigaton, will air on Friday, March 27th at midnight ET on channel 22 on satellite radios and on the SiriusXM app. The special broadcast will re-air on Friday, March 27th at 6 am ET, 11 am ET and 6 pm ET.

Additionally, Pearl Jam Radio will air a special Gigaton Virtual Roundtable, which will feature long-time Pearl Jam experts discussing the new record in detail and dissecting each track. Pearl Jam Radio’s Gigaton Virtual Roundtable special will air on Saturday, March 28th at noon ET. Fans can also share their thoughts on the record through audio voice notes emailed to PearlJamRadio@siriusxm.com for broadcast during an upcoming listener takeover.

SiriusXM has had a long-standing relationship with Pearl Jam, having created a full-time music channel with the band, Pearl Jam Radio, in 2010, which features archival concerts throughout the band’s 30 year career, rarities, unreleased material from the band’s personal music library and music from the band’s side projects, including solo and pre-Pearl Jam music.

SiriusXM subscribers can access Pearl Jam Radio (ch. 22) on SiriusXM radios, and those with streaming access can listen online, on-the-go with the SiriusXM mobile app and at home on a wide variety of connected devices including smart TVs, Amazon Alexa devices, Apple TV, PlayStation, Roku, Sonos speakers and more.

Author: Buddy Iahn

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