1990 – Chris forms Temple of the Dog as a tribute to his friend, the late Andrew Wood, lead singer of Malfunkshun and Mother Love Bone. The line-up includes Stone Gossard on rhythm guitar, Jeff Ament on bass guitar (both ex-members of Mother Love Bone), Mike McCready on lead guitar, Matt Cameron on drums and Eddie Vedder on backing vocals. On November 13 1990, Temple Of The Dog plays its only live show at Seattle’s Off Ramp Club in front of 299 people.

1991 – The album Temple of the Dog is released on April 16, 1991 through A&M Records.

2016 – Temple Of The Dog receives a 25th Anniversary re-release. The band reunite for a tour of the US.