Pearl Jam poster illustrates Donald Trump's skeleton surrounded in flames

The official poster from Pearl Jam's concert

The official poster from Pearl Jam's concert

It depicts a White House in flames, with Trump's skeleton face down on the ground reaching for a briefcase with a hammer and sickle on it. It depicts a dead President Trump and a burning White House.

Rock group Pearl Jam and Montana Sen.

Pearl Jam are on the receiving end of a hefty dose of criticism right now, with some fans opposed to their new tour poster which depicts the death of Donald Trump.

The poster, which was posted before the band's show at Washington-Grizzly Stadium in Missoula, Mont. on Monday, was co-created by bassist Jeff Ament and artist Bobby "Draws Skullz" Brown. That post, which was later taken down, tags several parts of the poster, including a flying "Jon Tester", jetting over the White House destruction on a tractor. "We're at a tipping point and it's time for action".

The poster was released shortly before the band's Monday show and done "in support of Tester, a Democrat serving the Treasure State who is seeking his third term in the US Senate", Pitchfork reported. "You know the deal". Jon Tester of Montana, who is from Aments' hometown.

The National Republican Senate Committee, which is supporting Rosendale's campaign, also blamed Tester for not speaking out against the poster it called "gory". "And we don't condone violence of any kind".

Others aren't bothered by the poster - a writer for Spin Magazine said the poster shouldn't surprise anyone familiar with Pearl Jam's politics, and wrote, "It's more cartoonish than grisly, but it's still managed to rankle its right-wing targets". "I have no problem with a difference of opinion, but this is disgusting". It's nearly impossible to go a week without listening to your music but that all ends tonight. Should have stuck to music.

As expected, a number of fans have taken to social media to berate the band for their "insensitive" artwork, with the group's Instagram page now overrun with comments.

In their 28-year existence, Seattle grunge legends Pearl Jam have never been ones to shy away from speaking their mind when it comes to politics.

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