11 Facts About Matt Chamberlain


Matthew Chamberlain was born on April 17,1967 and is an American session musician, drummer, producer and songwriter.


Matt Chamberlain has played with various artists, including Pearl Jam, David Bowie, Tori Amos, The Wallflowers, Elton John, Lisa Marie Presley, Brandi Carlile, Garbage, and Macy Gray.


Matt Chamberlain began learning how to play the drums at 15 years old, taking lessons with David Garibaldi from the band Tower of Power.


Matt Chamberlain attended North Texas State's music program, leaving after less than a year.


At the time of hiring, Matt Chamberlain was living next door to their bass player, Brad Houser.


Matt Chamberlain was the second drummer of the band Pearl Jam and played with them for about three weeks in the summer of 1991.


Matt Chamberlain has played with David Bowie, Elton John, Brandi Carlile, Fiona Apple, The Wallflowers, Macy Gray, Natalie Merchant, Tori Amos, Garbage and others.


Matt Chamberlain played over 51 shows with them through South America, Europe and a co-headlining tour with Nine Inch Nails in the United States.


Matt Chamberlain was the Music Director for More Music @ The Moore Theatre Seattle, Washington, in 2019 and 2020.


Matt Chamberlain joined Bob Dylan's Never Ending Tour in 2019 and played on his 2020 release Rough and Rowdy Ways.


Matt Chamberlain was succeeded by Charley Drayton when Dylan resumed touring at the end of 2021.