American rock musician, bass player, one of the founders of the group Pearl Jam.
Ament was born in Montana and grew up in the small town of Big Sandy, where he started playing the bass guitar as a teenager. After he was expelled from the University of Montana ,he moved to Seattle with his band Deranged Diction. There he met with Stone Gossard and Steve Turner and Sun
Ament and Gossard decided to continue playing together and summoned Malfunkshun vocalist Andrew Wood, the team founded Mother Love Bone. In 1989 the band recorded E
P,very well received by critics and the audience, and was about to release their debut album "Apple", but Wood`s tragic death in 1990 put an end to this promising team.
Shortly thereafter, Ament c Gossard took part in the project of Chris Cornell Temple Of The Dog, created in memory
In 1999, Ament has created a side project Three F