|Birth name||Matthew David Cameron|
|Also known as||Foo Cameron
November 28, 1962 |
San Diego, California, U.S.
|Genres||Alternative rock, grunge, hard rock|
|Labels||J, Monkey Wrench, Cruz, Sub Pop, SST, A&M, C/Z, Third Gear, Epic, Time Bomb, TVT, Megaforce|
|Associated acts||Pearl Jam, Harrybu McCage, feeDBack, Motel 6, Skin Yard, Soundgarden, Temple of the Dog, Tone Dogs, Hater, Wellwater Conspiracy, Queens of the Stone Age|
In September 1986, Matt Cameron had become so popular in the local Seattle music scene that he was chosen to play for Soundgarden. He replaced drummer Scott Sundquist. Cornell said, "When I first met Matt, he was already the best drummer in town...He just seemed very confident and well-adjusted."