Pearl Jam will likely release a new album later this year or early next year, but one of the band's guitarists, Stone Gossard, will release a solo album called Moonlander on June 25th.
Gossard, Pearl Jam's rhythm guitarist, is streaming the album's first single on Pearl Jam's website. The song is called I Need Something Different. Click here to hear it.
Throughout Pearl Jam's history, the members of the band have dabbled in various side projects. Gossard has played in the band Brad for about as long as he's been in Pearl Jam. Front-man Eddie Vedder has released two solo albums in the past six years. Bassist Jeff Ament has played in several bands over the last twenty years. He recently released an album with a band he started called RNDM.
Guitarist Mike McCready started Mad Season in the mid 1990s along with other notable Seattle musicians and has been working on a new band with former Guns N' Roses bassist, Duff McKagan. Drummer Matt Cameron, who is the only non-original member of Pearl Jam, recently reunited with Soundgarden.