Happy Birthday today (Nov. 28) to drummer Matt Cameron of Pearl Jam and Soundgarden. He's 54. Also celebrating is original Bulletboys drummer Jimmy D'Anda (49).

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Matt Cameron first gained fame out of Seattle when joining Soundgarden in 1986. He would remain with the band until their break-up in 1997. He was invited to join Pearl JAm on their U.S. Yield Tour in 1998 and soon became a permanent member of the band. He has been with Pearl Jam ever since. He joined Soundgarden when they reunited for a tour and new album King Animal in 2012. Additionally, Cameron was a member of supergroup Temple of the Dog with fellow Soundgarden and Pearl Jam bandmates. The band reunited and toured in 2016 in celebration of the 25th anniversary of their self-titled album.

Fun fact: Matt Cameron was born in San Diego, California and started playing drums at an early age. At the age of 14, he and some friends played in a Kiss cover band called “Kiss” (with the word imitation written under the name in small print). The band was threatened with legal action from Kiss management and the band dissolved.