Pearl Jam Member Reveals Best New Rock Bands


With the new year almost upon us, Pearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament recently revealed his picks for favorite albums for 2021, showing who he thinks are rock’s best new bands. He named some albums of the bands which he loved in the current year. He named bands such as Dry Cleaning, black midi, Lonely Guest + Tricky – Lonely Guest, IDLES, Loney Dear, and Robert Levon Been. Not only that, he also named his favorite songs, movies, books, and concerts. He further picked his favorite moment of the year as well.

Jeff Ament has done some work outside of Pearl Jam with other bands and he has done solo work before. Jeff has recently teased some new music and fans are ready for more, as they are starting to get out of control with anticipation.

Below you can find a list of movies, songs, books, and more that Jeff Ament loved this year and that he decided to share exclusively with pearljamonline.

Favorite 2021 Albums

Dry Cleaning – New Long Leg
black midi – Cavalcade
Lonely Guest + Tricky – Lonely Guest
IDLES – Crawler
Loney, Dear – A Lantern and a Bell
Robert Levon Been – Original Songs From The Card Counter

Favorite 2021 Songs

Black Country, New Road – Athens, France
Viagra Boys – Ain’t Nice
Shame – This Side of The Sun
Wet Leg – Chaise Longue
Teenage Sequence – The City is Hungover

Favorite 2021 Movies

Power of The Dog by Jane Campion
The Velvet Underground by Todd Haynes

Favorite 2021 Books

Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro
The Sentence by Louise Erdrich

Favorite 2021 Concerts

My Morning Jacket @ The Ohana Fest 2021
Sharon Van Etten @ The Ohana Fest 2021

Best moment in 2021

Down in a hole making music, no travel 🙂.

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