Ben Shepherd Born Hunter Benedict Shepherd On September 20 1968 Is An

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Ben Shepard
Ben Shepard
Ben Shepard
Ben Shepard
Ben Shepard
Ben Shepard
Ben Shepard
Ben Shepard
Ben Shepard


Ben Shepherd (born Hunter Benedict Shepherd, on September 20, 1968) is an American musician, two-time Grammy Award Winner best known for playing bass in the grunge band Soundgarden from 1990 until the band’s 1997 break-up. Jason Everman was hired as the band’s new bassist, but for unknown reasons, was fired immediately after Soundgarden completed their promotional tour in mid-1990. On his first recording with the band, the studio album Badmotorfinger, Shepherd took part in writing the following songs: “Slaves & Bulldozers” (music, co-written), “Jesus Christ Pose” (music, co-written), “Face Pollution” (music), and “Somewhere” (music and lyrics).

Ben Shepard In 1996 Soundgarden Released Down On The Upside In Which Six Of

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Ben Shepard


In 1996, Soundgarden released Down on the Upside, in which six of the sixteen album tracks were lyrically and/or musically composed by Shepherd. The tracks were: “Zero Chance” (music), “Dusty” (music), “Ty Cobb” (music), “Never Named” (music) “Switch Opens” (music) and “An Unkind” (music and lyrics). Later that year, and into 2011, Ben played and plays with Soundgarden again as their bassist. in 1999, he played bass on Mark Lanegan’s album I’ll Take Care of You. It started out as an acoustic project, before morphing into a very electrified concept album in the end.

Ben Shepard’s Family Moved To Texas Then Settled In Bainbridge Island Washington Where

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Ben Shepard
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Ben Shepard


A Soundgarden reunion was announced on January 1, 2010, with Shepherd rejoining the band. His family moved to Texas, then settled in Bainbridge Island, Washington, where Shepherd grew up, playing in numerous punk-rock bands with friends before he was a teenager. in 1994, Soundgarden released Superunknown, which featured Shepherd compositions “Half” and “Head Down”. He was also one of the largest instorange juiceental contributors on this album alongside Mike Johnson. in that same year, the second Hater album, The 2nd, was released. Shepherd has one daughter named Ione.