07/10/2013 16:47 BST | Updated 07/12/2013 05:12 GMT

EXCLUSIVE: Pearl Jam Discuss 10th Studio Album 'Lightning Bolt' In Interview With Friend Steve Gleason

Pearl Jam are releasing their 10th studio album, 'Lightning Bolt'. To mark the special occasion, they sat down with their close friend Steve Gleason. Gleason, a former American football player who has earned many more fans by his approach to his ALS condition, asked Eddie Vedder, Stone Gossard, Jeff Ament, Mike McCready and Matt Cameron about writing and recording the album. Here's what they have to say: