Matt Cameron biography

Matt Cameron

Alternative rock, Songwriter

1962 –


Who is Matt Cameron?

Matthew David "Matt" Cameron is an American musician who serves as the drummer for the American rock bands Pearl Jam and Soundgarden. After getting his start with the Seattle, Washington-based bands Bam Bam and Skin Yard, he first gained fame as the drummer for the band Soundgarden, which he joined in 1986 and remained in until the band's break-up in 1997, triggered by creative friction. In 1998, Cameron was invited to play on Pearl Jam's U.S. Yield Tour. He soon became a permanent member and has remained in the band ever since. In 2010, Soundgarden reunited for new tour and released a new album, King Animal on November 13, 2012.

Additionally, Cameron was a member of supergroup Temple of the Dog, and has served as the drummer for the side project bands Hater and Wellwater Conspiracy, also acting as the lead singer for the latter.


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Nov 28, 1962
San Diego
Also known as
  • Cameron, Matt
  • Matt
  • Matthew David Cameron
  • Foo Cameron
  • Ted Dameron
  • Matthew David "Matt" Cameron
  • United States of America
  • Bonita Vista High School

on July 23, 2013

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