Listen to Soundgarden’s Ben Shepherd’s solo debut

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Ben Shepherd performing at the Paramount with Soundgarden in 2013.

Ben Shepherd performing at the Paramount with Soundgarden in 2013.

Soundgarden bassist Ben Shepherd will release his debut solo album, called In Deep Owl, on Aug. 27 under the name HBS. The HBS stands for his initials (he was born Hunter Benedict Shepherd). The record will feature Shepherd’s Soundgarden bandmate, drummer Matt Cameron, as well as the excellent session drummer and one-time Pearl Jam skinsman Matt Chamberlain. The first song off the record, “Baron Robber,” was debuted on Spin.com earlier today. Take a listen below.

Travis Hay

About Travis Hay

Travis Hay is a professional music journalist who has spent the past 14 years documenting and enjoying Seattle's diverse music scene. In 2009 he established Guerrilla Candy and is currently the site's editor and publisher. He has written for various media outlets including MSN Music, the Seattle-Post Intelligencer, Seattle Weekly, Crosscut.com and others and was the founder and editor of defunct music site Ear Candy.