Stone Carpenter Gossard (born July 20, 1966) is an American multi-instrumentalist who serves as the rhythm and additional lead guitarist for the American rock band Pearl Jam.
Along with Jeff Ament, Mike McCready, and Eddie Vedder, he is one of the founding members of Pearl Jam.
Gossard is also known for his work prior to Pearl Jam with the 1980s Seattle, Washington-based grunge bands Green River and Mother Love Bone, and he has made contributions to the music industry as a producer and owner of a record label and a recording studio.
Gossard is also a member of the bands Temple of the Dog and Brad.
In 2001, Gossard released his first solo album, Bayleaf.
His second solo album 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.