Transcript from Chat Live! - Matt Cameron #3
March 31st, 1999
Al - Hi everybody welcome to our first Blue Moon Chat Live! EVER
Moderator - We're ON!!!!
MattCameron - Hello. I'm here.
pj4life - how is the new pj album?
MattCameron - pj4life: so far, so good.
MOPforYou - matt, congrats!! on the new baby:)
MattCameron - mopforyou: thank you, we're havin' a good time.
SoundGarfielD - Matt, i love your playing on VAN VANISHING. Is that a Moog in there?
MattCameron - soundgarfield: Thank you, that was a fun track to play.
allofmybeing - Matt who wrote the lyrics on Brotherhood of Electric?
MattCameron - mybeing: myself, Josh, and McBain.
Gaddercise - Matt, I am constantly influenced and inspired by you, who has inspired you most?
MattCameron - gadder: Tony Williams, Keith Moon, STeve Gadd.
No Attention - Is WWC gonna tour,Matt?
MattCameron - no att: we hope to tour in the fall.
Maria - We are really glad that you are doing this again. Thanks Matt ;)
MattCameron - maria: thank you and I enjoy your site.
Keegan - matt: how did you like doing vocals on the new wwc?
MattCameron - keegan: yes, doing the vocals on Wellwater was very fun.
ASHGIRL - MATT IF THIS WAS YOUR LAST NIGHT ON EARTH WHAT WOULD YOU BE DOING?
MattCameron - ashgirl: staying the hell away from a computer.
CTM4 - HEY! did you listen to that tape i sent you? i have anothewr tape out that sounds A LOT better. can i send a copy to you?
MattCameron - ctm4: I did not get the tape. Send me another one.
inhiding29 - MATT, THE VOCALS ON WELLWATER SOUNDED SO GOOD. WHERE DID YOU GET THAT VOICE BEING A DRUMMER?
MattCameron - inhiding: by practicing and singing in the shower.
scott d - THE NEW WELLWATER IS BRILLIANT
MattCameron - scottd: thank you, we hope to do more records in the future.
outshined - Did you hear about the $3600 C.C. lunch auction? Considering doing it yourself??
MattCameron - outshined: I heard about it and I thought it was a weird thing to do.
inhiding29 - MATT, ISN'T THIS IN A WAY CRAZY!! THIS WHOLE ONLINE CHAT? IS IT ANNOYING YOU AS MUCH AS IT'S ANNOYING ME WHERE IT'S SO CROWDED IN HERE AND YOU ARE JUST BLASTED WITH QUESTIONS??
MattCameron - inhiding: I am getting blasted and drinking beer
Bheula - Matt, you probably don't remeber me, but I couldn't resist saying howdy....this is Kim who used to sing with KILL WHITEY.....I am so glad you are singing more....love Wellwater!
MattCameron - bheula: yes I do remember you from Kill Whitey.
Drum - Matt, did you do anything different with your drumming on the new Wellwater album that you hadn't ever tried with Soundgarden in the studio?
MattCameron - drum: No, I basically approached it the same way I would any recording session. Hi Andy.
Sporranboy - Matt, you are a god!!
MattCameron - sporranboy: No, I'm not a god.
Catherine - was that you on "last kiss"?
MattCameron - catherine: yes, that was me on last kiss.
JP ARGENTINA - Will you come to ARGENTINA someday?
MattCameron - argentina: would love to come down there someday
Dexter Sweden - PLEASE COME TO SWEDEN!!!
MattCameron - dextersweden: been there.
Joe - Matt what do you use to preserve your hearing?
MattCameron - joe: protection.
Gaddercise - matt, are you a fan of MILES DAVIS?
MattCameron - gadder: huge fan of Miles Davis.
nirvana18m - Can you give us a glimpse in to Chris' new album? What's it like? Acoustic?
MattCameron - nirvana18m: the new Chris record is very interesting and very un-Soundgardenlike.
Marcus - Matt. What can you tell us about "90" clothes?
MattCameron - marcus: sweaty flannel.
Andrew - Matt - I saw you with PJ in Barrie (and Soundgarden at Lollapalooza). Do you like playing these enormous shows??
MattCameron - andrew: sometimes the enormous shows are fun.
Edina Vedder - matt....I'd like to take this opportunity and thank you for all the music you've helped create...you're an inspiration to us all
MattCameron - edinavedder: thank you.
ModernDrummer - Hey, Matt. From Soundgarden to Pearl Jam to sitting in with the Buddy Rich big band, you've got some monstrous range. What's next, taiko?
MattCameron - moderndrummer: Thank you. Hi Rich.
BlackorBurningSun - Matt: how do you feel about radio not playing any WWC songs?
MattCameron - blackorburning; Wellwater is not getting enough radio support, goddamnit.
JP ARGENTINA - Is it hard to make music for a living? thanks
MattCameron - jpargentina: yes, it's hard.
ROLLINGrockGIRL - Matt - what's the word w/ the new PJ album? Will you be working w/ them on it?
MattCameron - rolling rock: I have been working with them for 2 weeks.
(That's me!!!)RyanP - Matt...I'm going on UT college radio and playing the shit out of Brotherhood sometime this spring
MattCameron - ryanP: thanks, we need all the support we can get.
Dexter Sweden - Have you heard the swedish band STARDOG?
MattCameron - dexter: Al is a Stardog fanatic.
jarhead - MATT, I **loved* the way you drummed for PJ on the 98 tour.... I'm just wondering if you are having to relax your style in the studio to fit Pearl Jam's groove, or if you are able to influence the sound with your own drumming style?
MattCameron - jarhead: yes, it's a different style of playing.
ModernDrummer - Matt, are you so comfortable with the odd-time & polyrhythmic stuff that you can zone on it the same way you would a simple R&B groove, or are they two different animals?
MattCameron - moderndrummer: They are the same animal, you just have to approach it the same.
SoundGarfielD - Come to Dallas and do a clinic!!!! Or play at my wedding. You can bring anybody you want along from SG or Wellwater. Wouldn't that be fun. What? You don't do weddings?!
MattCameron - soundgarfield: how much would you pay Wellwater to play at your wedding? Al, my manager, says at least 30,000.
GARDENOFSOUND - MATT, ARE YOU NOW A PERMANENT MEMBER OF PEARL JAM??
MattCameron - gardenofsound: no.
Deitch - Do you plays drums and sing live for WWC?
MattCameron - deitch: have not yet figured that one out.
GARDENOFSOUND - MATT, CAN YOU PLEASE ARRANGE A SOUNDGARDEN REUNION?!
MattCameron - gardenofsound: I'm afraid I can't.
Edina Vedder - Matt......how much input are you putting into Pearl Jam's new stuff?
MattCameron - edina: they are giving me lots of input and are playing a couple of my songs.
ROLLINGrockGIRL - MATT - so are you still FILLING IN or are you PERMANENT in PJ now???
MattCameron - rollingrock: I am filling in permanently.
Gongboy - what's the most important thing in music, Matt
MattCameron - gongboy: a good idea.
Monkey - What are the chances of you coming to Vancouver and doing a clinic in the near future?
MattCameron - monkey: no plans on doing any clinics.
JP ARGENTINA - Does your wife bothers you with your kind of life?
MattCameron - argentina: no, she loves it.
Joe - do you have any memories of Dublin Ireland 94
MattCameron - joe: yes, I remember that very well.
tony_williams - matt, were the band surprised that all of madison square garden wanted to hear "breath"? how long did it take you guys to remember how to play it?
MattCameron - tonywilliams: I learned it that night.
GARDENOFSOUND - MATT, DAVE ABBRUZZEESE CALLED YOU A "GOD", FLATTERED?
MattCameron - gardenofsound: I feel the same way about Dave.
DrummerGuy420 - WHAT SIZE STICKS DO U USE ???????????
MattCameron - drummerguy: a big 5b.
diabolical - You rocked on SNL SG!!!!!!!!
MattCameron - diabolical: not one of our best gigs, but thank you anyways.
Walpurgis Night Fan - Hello Matt! Walpurgis Night is only 30 days away :)
MattCameron - walpurgis: do explain.
chris - I'VE BEEN HERE FOR FOUR OR FIVE HOURS AND CAN'T GET ONEE QUESTION ANSWERED...IS PEARL JAM COMING TO CHICAGO ON THIS TOUR?PLEASE ANSWER ME AND I'LL LEAVE!!!!
MattCameron - chris: leave.
Drum - Do you prefer playing on stage or in the studio?
MattCameron - drum: I enjoy both equally.
ModernDrummer - Matt, tell my what it is you dig about Space Muffins (or is Al holding you at gunpoint?)
MattCameron - moderndrummer: Yes, he has a gun to my head and I love them more than anything.
GARDENOFSOUND - SINCE YOU'RE NOT GONNA BE PJ'S PERMANENT DRUMMER, WHO DO YA THINK WILL FILL IN FOR PJ?
MattCameron - garden of sound: ??
inhiding29 - MATT, WHAT ARE YOU DRINKING RIGHT NOW?
MattCameron - inhiding: Redhood Nut Brown Ale.
sommz - when is the vinyl to BoC going to be released?
MattCameron - sommz: BoC on vinyl is coming out in two months.
outshined - Matt - Is Kim still working on B-Sides
MattCameron - outshined: yes, Kim is still working on B-Sides and watching lots of Tellie Tubbies.
captaindeen - where is HATER these days
MattCameron - captaindeen: Hater is on hiatus at the moment.
BabbleLionel - how did you grow 3 extra arms for the intro to Karaoke
MattCameron - babblelionel: my normal two arms and a baby's arm holding an apple.
Edina Vedder - Do you realise that you have had a helpong hand in saving many many lives..just by being so open and honest in your music? does this give you a warm fuzzy in your tummy and help you sleep a night? or does it give you a feeling of pressure??
MattCameron - edina: thank you.
DrumsOfJ - who did the toms part of Wrong Holy O
MattCameron - drumsofj: myself and Taz Bentley.
Edina Vedder - was ed pissed at dave abbruzzese for being a bitter little baby on boom theory or does he not give a rats ass what dave thinks of him?
MattCameron - edina: I have no idea.
tony_williams - matt, do you ever check out any pj web sites? you used to check out seth's site and SOMMS all the time.
MattCameron - tony: I check out Seth's site occasionally.
Drum - Matt, Al, dinner is ready, so I've got to say "chow" for now. But Matt, look for your feature story in the next issue of DRUM! It should be on the newsstands in mid-April. I'll send you some copies as soon as I can. And thanks for the photos. I'll send them back too. Bye for now.
MattCameron - drum: Thank you.
PJ4LIFE - You make Pj 1 billion times better... how is the new album comming along?
MattCameron - pj: so far so good.
Walpurgis Night Fan - what's your favourite soundgarden/pj track to play/listen to?
MattCameron - walpurgis: favourite SG song is Christi.
SoundGarfielD - Matt - any ideas of branching out into other forms of entertainment? Writing? Acting? Or was Attack of The Killer Tomatoes the pinnacle?
MattCameron - soundgarfield: acting is definitely not in my future.
Dexter Sweden - Do you realize that its five in the morning here in Sweden and Ive been sitting up all night waiting...
MattCameron - dexter: time for bed.
mojopin - Matt, will you ever play guitar on the pj album?
MattCameron - mojo: I recently played guitar on one of my songs with PJ.
RyanP - Matt---> What are you're thoughts on Medeski, Martin and Wood?
MattCameron - ryanP: can't stand them.
Dexter Sweden - Trött som faan... tvättid om två timmar...
MattCameron - dexter: your Swedish is very bad.
RyanP - Matt--->When's WWC taking over the universe? I've got plans for the Austin conversion of brothers...
MattCameron - ryan: hopefully very soon.
A-LEE - Matt i've waited for a long time to be able to ask you for a huge favor of lending me your AMAZING GOD GIVEN RYTHMIC ABILITIES!!! AN ADDRESS TO SEND MUSIC?
MattCameron - alee: send it to Boom Theory.
mojopin - Matt, did you like Jeff Buckley, and did you ever meet him??????????
MattCameron - mojo: Jeff Buckley was one of my all-time faves.
BlackorBurningSun - Matt: will you ever join a KISS cover band again? = )
MattCameron - blackorburning: those days are gone, thank god.
Andrew - How do you like Brendan O'Brien??
MattCameron - andrew: Brendan is a very talented guy and I do like him.
Sunshine - <-------Jumps up and down hysterically!!!!!!
MattCameron - sunshine: take a downer.
Dexter Sweden - Are you vegetarian?
MattCameron - dextersweden: no, I love meat.
shareen - ARE YOU FRIENDS WIT THE BAND HEART MATT?
MattCameron - shareen: don't I wish.
spidey - Matt, how do you choose your cymbals?
MattCameron - spidey: by sound.
tony_williams - matt, who is producing the next pj record, or is it still in exploratory sessions?
MattCameron - tony: hopefully Adam Kasper.
nirvana18m - Matt, what was your favorite crowd of last year's tour?
MattCameron - nirvana: second night of Madison Square Garden.
ASHGIRL - matt will pearl jam come to brazil? if so are you coming with them?
MattCameron - ashgirl: hopefully soon.
No Attention - Any videos with you in the future,eitherfor Soundgarden's B-Sides,PJ,or WWC you think?
MattCameron - noattention: WEllwater is working on a video now.
immortality12 - Who is ADAM KASPER?
MattCameron - immortality: he is a kickass producer dude.
DrummerGuy420 - matt........................ do you smoke ??????????????????
MattCameron - drummerguy: only the green.
5DOGG - Matt, what do you think of Ben Sheperd doing a cameo on WWF
MattCameron - 5dogg: Hopefully Ben will hook up with Wellwater at a later date.
pfeffer - MATT: How were you challenged and how did your style change when playing with PJ?
MattCameron - pfeffer: it was a challenge to learn their songs in a short amount of time but it did not effect my style of playing.
CAMEL - WHO IS YOUR IDOL
MattCameron - camel: my son.
WellCon - when exactly do the sessions start with PJ?
MattCameron - wellcon: three weeks ago.
Maria - MATT - Have been in contact with Kim, Chris, or Ben? :*
MattCameron - Maria: we keep in touch and they are all doing splendidly.
Arriba Peru - MATT any plans on touring SOUTHAMERICA? Would you like to? You have lots of fans down there
MattCameron - ariba: would love to tour South America
captaindeen - Best p.j. album? well, they never made a bad one.
MattCameron - captain: live on two legs.
Catherine - who's directing the video matt?
MattCameron - catherine: Ed Vedder.
Christi - As usual Matt, my three kids, Linday, Dylan & Devyn say "hello" to Matt!
MattCameron - christi: say hello to the kids for me.
A-LEE - MATT I THINK THAT YOUR HI-HAT WORK IS FUCKING TIGHT.
MattCameron - alee: thanks a lot, the high hat is a very important instrument.
inhiding29 - MATT, DO YOU HANG WITH ALL TH PJ JAM BOYS AT ALL
MattCameron - inhiding: we've hung a little bit, and they're very well hung.
Gongboy - matt, do you ever get an idea from other drummers?
MattCameron - gongboy: yes.
5DOGG - Matt, do you honor or frown on people mimicing your style?
MattCameron - 5dogg: I am honored.
Walpurgis Night Fan - how did the ping pong match on stage go? did you win?
MattCameron - walpurgis: McCready and myself won.
GARDENOFSOUND - MATT, WHAT DID YOU LIKE BEST ABOUT THE WWC ALBUM--OK ENOUGH BEATING AROUND THE BUSH, WHY DID SOUNDGARDEN BREAK UP?
MattCameron - garden: we were sick of eachother.
allofmybeing - hey matt, have you ever stopped by five horizons or any other the other PJ sites on the web?
MattCameron - allof: yes, it's a very cool site.
scott d - SAY BYE TO SCOTT D!
MattCameron - bye Scott D.
outshined - Matt - Any Tone Dog news?
MattCameron - outshined: Amy and myself are going to do some music in the future.
captaindeen - Are you a Bill Ward fan??
MattCameron - captain: huge fan.
Walpurgis Night Fan - yeah...I'll have to agree w/all the others...thanks a lot for the awesome drumming with sg/pj/hater/wwc!!! you're a God Matt!! just wanted to let you know that :)
MattCameron - walpurgis: thank you.
Joe - do you like the jesus lizard
MattCameron - joe: I dig the Jesus Lizard.
SpoonMan - WHat do you think of Carter Beauford
MattCameron - spoonman: who's Carter Beauford?
WellCon - what was the most influencial band to you growing up?
MattCameron - wellcon: kiss.
nickname - wHAT´S YOUR OPINION ABOUT THE TIBETAN FREEDOM CONCERT , WHAT ENERGY DID YOU FEEL THE DAY YOU PLAYED WITH PJ IN THE FESTIVAL? I´M FROM VENEZUELA AND I LIKE THAT YOU COME DOWN HERE TO SOUTH AMERICA IN A TOUR OR SOMETHING , YOU GOT AUDIENCE HERE
MattCameron - nickname: I got audience?
Andrew - What do you think of Metallica playing with an orchestra?
MattCameron - andrew: extreme cheese.
Little joe - Did you sing on a soundtrack from a movie Matt?
MattCameron - littlejoe: Attack of the Killer Tomatoes.
kleemola - Hey Matt, the wellwater albums are brilliant
MattCameron - kleemola: thank you for listening.
Edina Vedder - does it piss you off the way the media treats pearl jam?
MattCameron - Edina: I don't care.
Skaboy - What do you think of Bill Bruford and Neil Peart???
MattCameron - ska: Bill Bruford all the way.
pfeffer - MATT: What was the best thing about touring with PJ?
MattCameron - pfeffer: private jet.
rhino665 - matt, how long do u practice a day
MattCameron - rhino: I don't practice every day, can't you tell?
Peace&Love - MATT: How do PJ audiences differ from SG audiences?
MattCameron - peace: the Pj crowd is much more white.
jmwbrown - matt: what was your inspiration to actually start playing the drums
MattCameron - jmwbrown: Rick Derringer
Maria - Matt, would you start your own "boy band?" <--- who knows..
MattCameron - maria: I already have a boy band.
Arriba Peru - MATT... Limo Wreck, you came up with that riff, right? is it 15/8?
MattCameron - Arriba: yes, that is my riff.
sonicrReducer - hey Matt, do you have any favorite female artists that you like to listen to? any suggested listening material?
MattCameron - sonic: Astrid Gilberto.
Christi - Matt, do you ever see yourself leaving Seattle...maybe moving back here to San Diego?
MattCameron - christi: lately I've been thinking about moving.
SpoonMan - What do you think of Howard STern?
MattCameron - spoonman: Al says Howard Stern is wonderful and he swallows.
do you have any pets?
MattCameron - rhino: one dog, one cat.
pfeffer - MATT: WHO'S THE MOST TALENTED MUSICIAN YOU'VE EVER WORKED WITH?
MattCameron - pfeffer: Soundgarden.
5DOGG - I can't find Fly'n Traps anymore!!!
MattCameron - 5dogg: Flying Traps was a limited release.
Applebite - Any chance of coming down to Australia Matt???
MattCameron - apple: hopefully Wellwater will be in Australia soon.
WellCon - did PJ come into the studio 3 weeks ago with a lot of songs to work with already?
MattCameron - wellcon: yes, they had lots of songs.
SpoonMan - I love your work in "Head DOwn" and "Spoonman"
MattCameron - spoonman; thanks, those songs were fun to play.
ModernDrummer - Not that there are good places to be depressed, but Seattle has to be among the worst. At least that was my experience. My first gig there, 3 weeks in Bremerton, and it rained every night.
MattCameron - modern: you obviously can't handle it.
MattCameron - it takes real drummers like us to hang in Seattle, Al says so.
tony_williams - matt: what was your favorite pearl jam cover song to play and why?
MattCameron - tony: leaving here.
Skaboy - Forget it Rhino! He's moving to Alaska!!!
MattCameron - ska: Alaska rules.
Febtober - YOU LOOK LIKE GINA GERSHON!!!!!!
MattCameron - febtober: Gina gives me a woody.
Edina Vedder - What's the best supporting act you've ever encountered?
MattCameron - edina: you am I.
outshined - Do you keep in touch with Jack Endino?
MattCameron - outshined: yes, and we plan on doing a band together soon.
WellCon - what kind of car do you drive?
MattCameron - wellcon: Lamborghini Diablo.
spidey - O.K. I give up it was nice to be ignored by Matt Cameron, now i have somethin to tell to my friends
MattCameron - spidey: see ya later dude.
Christi - Matt, did you catch any of the shows that Ben did with Mark Lanegan?
MattCameron - christi: unfortunately no.
rhino665 - Matt what do think of dodge vipers?
MattCameron - rhino: you'll have to ask Al.
Leathrman3 - Matt-What'd you think of the 8/22/98 barrie, ont. show...it was amazing!
MattCameron - leatherman: not one of my favorites.
Walpurgis Night Fan - what do you think of queens of the stone age?
MattCameron - walpurgis: I think they're great.
WellCon - Does any one concert, from any band you have played in, stand out in your mind?
MattCameron - wellcon: PJ Madison Square Garden.
Applebite - Matt do you have any tips for becoming as solid a drummer as you are?
MattCameron - apple: buy a metronome.
SpoonMan - what did you think of 7/5/98 (RODMAN INCIDENT)
MattCameron - spoonman: Rodman made a complete fool of himself.
Febtober - DO YOU THINK JEWEL IS EVIL?????
MattCameron - feb: Jewel is the antichrist.
SpoonMan - What is the most chanlleging song you have ever played?
MattCameron - spoonman: Christi.
BlackorBurningSun - Matt: hablas espanol?
MattCameron - black: muy poco.
Febtober - HOW DO YOU FEEL ABOUT COURTNEY LOVE?
MattCameron - feb: pig.
Edina Vedder - MATT do you think Marilyn Manson is a little sissy girl?
MattCameron - edina: no. I think the world needs a Marilyn Manson.
Little joe - Matt what do you think about VENOM???
MattCameron - littlejoe: Venom is Al's favorite band right behind Stardog from Sweden.
inhiding29 - Do you have any feelings or opinions about the Dave Matthews Band?
MattCameron - inhiding: Who's Dave Matthews?
spidey - Have you ever tried to play some Zappa stuff???
MattCameron - spidey: no, but I dig Zappa.
BlackorBurningSun - Matt: what do you think about the revival of GLAM ROCK?
MattCameron - black: Bowie rules.
how much can u bench press?
MattCameron - rhino: I can bench press one of Al's dumps.
Applebite - What made you start drumming Matt?
MattCameron - apple: Rick Derringer and the Beatles.
inhiding29 - How many beers have you had Matt?
MattCameron - inhiding: 26
spidey - How many teachers you've gone to???
MattCameron - spidey: one, John Szanto.
Maria - What's your fave music genre? :*
MattCameron - maria: fuckin rock.
Drum - I played on Rick's albums, Back to the Blues and Electra Blues, in 1993 and 1994.
MattCameron - drum: those are the worst Rick Derringer albums ever.
Christi - Matt, are you able to tell me if Chris Cornell is finished recording in LA and back home now?
MattCameron - christi: yes, Chris is done with his record.
Edina Vedder - Does any bandmate have an annoying snoring type habit?
MattCameron - edina: Kim Thayle.
MattCameron#2 - MATT DID YOU EVER WRESTLE WHEN YOU WE GROWING UP?
MattCameron - matt#2: yes, I have a big brother.
Edina Vedder - tony williams? for what? MATT MATT OOH OOH PICK ME PICK ME>>>>>did you just spell Kim's surname wrong?
MattCameron - edina: that wasn't me, sorry.
Catherine - hey matt, is there any type of ritual you do before a show?
MattCameron - catherine: I dip my head in a can of red paint and then run down the hall screaming "death to the evil trouserworm and his wicked accomplices".
pfeffer - MATT: Any musician living or dead, who would you jam with?
MattCameron - pfeffer: Keith Moon.
MattCameron#2 - MATT, ARE YOUR ALLERGIES AS BAD AS MINE? I HAVE HAD AN ITCHY THROAT ALL DAY!
MattCameron - Matt#2: we are all wiping our nose on our sleeves, it's the alder trees.
rhino665 - matt, have you ever had a drum related injury?
MattCameron - rhino: right shoulder, rotater cuff.
Drum - How do you write songs? On keyboards? Guitar? Do your songs ever originate from a drum pattern?
MattCameron - drum: first the guitar, then the drums.
Marcus - Just like to say i love Rhinosaur, Matt! One of your best songs IMO
MattCameron - marcus: thanks a lot.
Applebite - Why do you have two different cymbals on your hats
MattCameron - apple: because of the sound.
Deitch - Are you frightened of Daney Carey ? He's like 6'5".
MattCameron - deitch: Daney is big but very cool.
Christi - Matt...how did you ,Kim & Ben and Kasper end up doing a taping for Bill Nye the science guy? And where was Chris?
MattCameron - christi: Chris was at home sleeping when we taped Bill Nye.
immortality12 - Matt: WHat did you think of Jamming with Johnny Ramone at the 2nd L.A. show?
MattCameron - immortality: it was a lot of fun.
mojopin - Matt how did pj come up with the setlists for the shows, did you choose any songs?????
MattCameron - mojo: I only did one set list for the tour.
captaindeen - Yeah, how's Irons doing?
MattCameron - captain: don't know.
rhino665 - matt, do u like sci fi?
MattCameron - rhino: 2001 Space Odyssey.
mojopin - Matt which setlist?????
MattCameron - mojopin: can't remember.
Skaboy - Matt, what do you think of J.R. Robinson?
MattCameron - ska: J.R. Robinson rules.
RyanP - Matt: (LISTENING TO BOE RIGHT NOW) You're work with the new WWC is incredible
MattCameron - ryan: Thanks a lot.
Leathrman3 - How do the new pearl jam songs compare with thir other ones?
MattCameron - leatherman: you'll have to wait and see.
mojopin - Matt, TENNIS FAN???? DO YOU PLAY????????
MattCameron - mojo: yes, I use a V-drum.
inhiding29 - What about Neil Young Matt? What's your take on him?
MattCameron - inhiding: Neil Young rules.
outshined - Matt - Do you listen to TRULY or talk to Hiro still?
MattCameron - outshined: Have not talked with Hiro in a long time.
Christi - Matt..are you sun worshipping type?
MattCameron - christi: no.
ModernDrummer - To all: Good feature on Matt coming up in July issue of Modern Drummer. Thanks, Matt.
MattCameron - modern: goodnight.
ASHGIRL - i've been writing messages here forever so would anyone say hi to me just so i know it's working? please
MattCameron - ashgirl: everyone here says hello.
Leathrman3 - I love the way your drums sound..What kind of heads do you use?
MattCameron - leatherman: Remo.
MattCameron#2 - MATT, DOES IT LOOK LIKE CHRIS CORNELL WILL EVER START UP A ROCK BAND AGAIN??
MattCameron - matt2: yes, he is forming a band that will be touring in a year.
Skinner - Matt are you writing stuff for the new Pearl Jam album
MattCameron - skinner: yes.
mojopin - Matt, I have to go THANKS FOR ANSWERING MY QUESTIONS.
MattCameron - mojo: You are welcome.
diabolical - Buddy Rich or Gadd?
MattCameron - diabolical: Gadd.
spidey - traditonal or matched??
MattCameron - spidey: matched.
vampyre cat - Yeah, matt, do you wear earplugs or headphones or nothing? I'm asking about this because my husband is a drummer and he worships you and I hope to quote you on hearing loss (unless you don't worry about it)
MattCameron - vampyre: foam earplugs cut in half.
Pooch - MATT DO YOU PLAY ANY LATIN OR WHAT? IF SO, DO YOU THINK IT HELPED YOUR CHOPS.
MattCameron - pooch: Latin is good for you.
Christi - Can you tell us what happned in Hawaii with Ben..at Soundgardens last show? Why was Ben so upset?
MattCameron - christi: you'll have to ask Ben.
Skaboy - Hey Matt, can I borrow $8,000.00 so I can buy a double bass Spacemuffins kit?... Please?
MattCameron - ska: no.
Drum - Thanks Black, I almost forgot about Eleven. Hey Matt, that is still one of my favorite CDs. Do you think you might record with them again?
MattCameron - drum: We have been talking about doing a band together in the future.
pfeffer - MATT: Fav opening band this summer, why?
MattCameron - pfeffer: Cheap Trick.
Leathrman3 - So you'll be sticking with pj?
MattCameron - leatherman: I am on the two year plan.
immortality12 - Do you know anyting about Eddie Vedder being in a movie?
MattCameron - immortality: no.
Pooch - ARE YOU COMING TO CANADA WITH WELLWATER?
MattCameron - pooch: Wellwater played in Canada once and got hassled at the border so we'll never come there again.
Maria - Do you remember making Kaiser Kellar's Cellar? What was that like?
MattCameron - maria: yes, I remember that well.
Catherine - how much sleep have you lost since the birth of your son?
MattCameron - catherine: in the first two months we did not sleep hardly at all but now he sleeps 8 hours a night.
Little joe - What do you think about the drummer of THE POLICE?
MattCameron - littlejoe: Stewart Copeland is one of the all time gods.
vampyre cat - Matt: thanks so much, your music has meant a lot to our family and we thank you for it. I've printed out your quote about foam earplugs and I'm off to wave it in front of my sig. other. Thank you again for SOMMS too. It meant a lot.
MattCameron - vampyre: you are welcome.
MattCameron#2 - MATT, HAVE YOU EVER OWNED A LIZARD AS A PET?
MattCameron - matt2: I've drained many a lizard.
Arriba Peru - MATT, who are your favorite writers?
MattCameron - arriba: Kafka and Celine.
Edina Vedder - are you reading in a book?
MattCameron - edina: Keith Moon bio.
pfeffer - MATT: Worst show on Yield Tour?
MattCameron - pfeffer: First couple of shows were rough.
Moderator - Hi this is Al... Thanks to Modern Drummer and Drum Magazine for participating online with us! Talk to you guys, Andy and Rich tomorrow!
tony_williams - i just finished that book, matt - what do you think of it so far? what was the biggest revelatoin to you? to me, it was the myth that keith never took any lessons.
MattCameron - tony: that Keith was a surf music fan.
SoundGarfielD - Matt - do you develop certain additional fills and patterns for songs you play live and incorporate them into your rendition as the tour goes on, or do you largely wing it on fills for every show?
MattCameron - soundgarfield: different shows, different fills.
SpoonMan - Are you still using the 20" A Ride?
MattCameron - spoon: no, I am using a 21" ride.
spidey - Joe porcaro, yes or no
MattCameron - spidey: yes.
MattCameron - Thank you all a lot and goodnight.
Moderator - Thank you all for participating in tonight's Chat Live!, and Many, Many thanks to MATT!!!