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Tag Archives: Jason Newsted

Metal Blade’s Brian Slagel recalls finding Burton, Newsted for Metallica

Posted by on August 22, 2017

Next Tuesday (29), Metal Blade Records founder Brian Slagel’s memoir, For the Sake of Heaviness: The History of Metal Blade Records will be released. It will reveal the full story on how the label was created. Slagel started his career working in a record store and eventually compiled a compilation album entitled Metal Massacre which […]

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Can Jason Newsted live off of royalties from Metallica’s Black Album for the rest of his life?

Posted by on May 4, 2017

Earlier this week, Metal Injection spoke with former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted on their recent Livecast. They caught up with him while he was setting up for his art exhibit at Art New York happening now through Sunday (7) at Pier 94 in NYC. During this episode, Metal Injection asked a question many Metallica fans […]

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Former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted (sort of) disses Robert Trujillo’s bass techniques

Posted by on March 22, 2017

Ultimate Guitar recently caught up with former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted and of course, Metallica was part of the conversation, despite his departure from the group sixteen years ago. At first Newsted complimented the new album Hardwired….To Self-Destruct, expressing how the band are back in stride and there’s a lot of substance. As the conversation […]

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What’s Metallica doing with Jason Newsted?

Posted by on August 30, 2016

It’s about that time, when Metal Insider becomes Metallica Insider. It’s not that often that Metallica releases an album. In fact, it’s been eight years if you don’t count Lulu (and let’s be honest, no one’s counting Lulu, not even the table). However, many look back to a simpler time, when Metallica put out the biggest albums […]

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Jason Newsted joins Voivod onstage in San Francisco

Posted by on June 9, 2016

Voivod’s tour with King Parrot and Child Bite continues until June 21st. but attendees to last night’s show in San Francisco got a chance to see something special. Former bassist Jason Newsted, who also played bass in Flotsam and Jetsam and some other band, joined them for their encore to play “Voivod.” After leaving Metallica […]

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Staind guitarist gives update on Newsted project

Posted by on December 26, 2014

It was just in September when Jason Newsted left the social media world, but now it seems that the Newsted project is definitely on hiatus. In a recent interview guitarist Mike Mushok (who plays with Staind) spoke about the status of Jason Newsted’s band: “The [Newsted] thing really kind of … [Jason] kind of shut it down after we did that run, we […]

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Jason Newsted fades to black from social media

Posted by on September 24, 2014

Last year, former Metallica and Flotsam and Jetsam bassist Jason Newsted launched his first solo album as Newsted. One other thing he did in preparation for his solo career was to jump into social media for the first time. He was pretty active on Twitter and Facebook, interacting with fans and promoting his album, of […]

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Today in Metal: ‘…And Justice for All’ by Metallica turns 26 years old

Posted by on August 25, 2014

Metal Insider contributor Anthony Maisano is listening to a different metal album that was released on that day every day this year. 26 years ago today, Metallica released their first album without Cliff Burton, and for good reason, called it …And Justice for All. This is Metallica’s first album without Cliff Burton, and the entirety of […]

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Today in Metal: ‘Load’ by Metallica turns 18 years old

Posted by on June 4, 2014

Metal Insider contributor Anthony Maisano is listening to a different metal album that was released on that day every day this year. Today, Metallica’s Load, which still receives mixed reviews hits legal age. Despite the flack this album gets, overall, I think it has a really nice groove going to it. It’s nowhere near being in the […]

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Jason Newsted officially cancels February and March shows

Posted by on February 21, 2014

When we last checked in with Jason Newsted, he’d cancelled his plans to play at this weekend’s Soundwave Festival in Australia. Or had he? A tweet from the promoter said that the band’s gear had arrived in Brisbane, but a since-deleted message on the former Metallica bassist’s Facebook page said that they’d cancelled all their […]

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