Stone Carpenter Gossard (born July 20, 1966) is an American musician who serves as the rhythm and additional lead guitarist, also co-lyricist for the American rock band Pearl Jam. Along with Jeff Ament, Mike McCready, and Eddie Vedder, he is one of the founding members of the band.
|Birth name||Stone Carpenter Gossard|
|Also known as||Carpenter Newton|
|Born||July 20, 1966|
Seattle, Washington, U.S.
|Genres||Alternative rock, grunge, glam punk, punk rock, heavy metal, glam metal|
|Instruments||Guitar, vocals, bass, piano, drums|
|Labels||Monkeywrench, Homestead, Sub Pop, Stardog, Mercury, A&M, Epic, Sony, Redline, J C/Z, Glitterhouse, livewire|
|Associated acts||Pearl Jam, Green River, Brad, Mother Love Bone, Temple of the Dog|
Gossard is also known for his work prior to Pearl Jam with the Seattle-based grunge bands Green River and Mother Love Bone. In addition to his performing career, he has been active in the music industry as a producer and the owner of a record label and recording studio. Gossard is also a member of the bands Temple of the Dog and Brad. He released his first solo album Bayleaf in 2001; his second, Moonlander, followed in 2013.
Gossard was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Pearl Jam on April 7, 2017.