May 9, 2006

Pearl Jam, Kings of Leon headed to Australia

NEW YORK (Billboard) - Rock band Pearl Jam, which began its
world tour in Toronto Tuesday, will play Australia for the
first time in three years in November.

The current schedule has dates set for Sydney (November 7),
Brisbane (November 10), Melbourne (November 13) and Adelaide
(November 21). Tennessee rock band Kings of Leon will be the
opening act.

Pearl Jam is touring in support of its self-titled album,
which was released worldwide last week.