Born in Seattle, WA, Pearl Jam is a rock band formed in 1990 consisting of Eddie Vedder, Mike McCready, Stone Gossard and Jeff Ament. The band’s fifth member is drummer Matt Cameron, who has been with the band since 1998. Pearl Jam broke into the mainstream with its debut album, Ten, in 1991. Pearl Jam was one of the key bands in the grunge movement of the early 1990s. In 2006, Rolling Stone described the band as having “spent much of the past decade deliberately tearing apart their own fame.” Pearl Jam were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on April 7, 2017, in their first year of eligibility.