Matt Cameron
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"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 (music)/supergroup Temple of the Dog, (with fellow Soundgarden and Pearl Jam band mates) and has served as the drummer for the side project bands Hater (band)/Hater and Wellwater Conspiracy, also acting as the lead singer for the latter.

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