Soundgarden

City: 
Seattle
Region: 
Washington
Country: 
USA
Years Active: 
1984–1997, 2010–present
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Soundgarden is an American rock band formed in Seattle in 1984 by singer and rhythm guitarist Chris Cornell, lead guitarist Kim Thayil and bassist Hiro Yamamoto. Matt Cameron became the band's full-time drummer in 1986, and bassist Ben Shepherd became a permanent replacement for Yamamoto in 1990.