Hiro Yamamoto

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Hiro Yamamoto
Birth name Hiro Yamamoto
Born April 17, 1961 (1961-04-17) (age 55)
Origin Richton Park, Illinois, United States
Genres Grunge, alternative metal,
Occupations songwriter, bassist
Instruments bass
Years active 1984–present
Labels Sub Pop, A&M, SST
Associated acts Soundgarden

Hiro Yamamoto (ヒロ・ヤマモト?) (born April 13, 1961) is an American musician. He is a bassist. In 1984, he created the grunge band Soundgarden with Kim Thayil and Chris Cornell. He left the band in 1989. One year later, he started the independent rock band Truly with Screaming Trees drummer Mark Pickerel and Robert Roth from The Storybook Krooks.