Record Store Day is a day to pay tribute to locally owned independent record stores. Each year they pick a band to be the ambassador, in years past there has been Run The Jewels, St. Vincent, Metallica, and Dave Grohl as the ambassadors. This year is it no other than Pearl Jam. With an up coming album in the near future, it was a perfectly ran play by the band. Mike Mccready of the band made the announcement this morning on social media.

Here is his formal announcement: