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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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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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Jason Newsted unveils new video, possibly cancels Australian tour dates

Posted by on February 19, 2014

Above, you can see Jason Newsted’s new video for “As the Crow Flies.” Speaking of flying though, it doesn’t look like the former Metallica bassist and his band will be making the trip to Australia for the Soundwave Festival dates. This is the latest volley in a back and forth with the Australian festival that […]

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UPDATE: Megadeth cancels Australian dates, while Newsted announces shows with Testament

Posted by on February 9, 2014

Megadeth found themselves in a bit of drama down under after Australian festival Soundwave’s organizers claimed the band requested that former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted’s band not play a show with them. Dave Mustaine was quick to deny that claim. However, in a weird turn of events, Megadeth has announced they are canceling all of […]

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Dave Mustaine says he didn’t kick Newsted off shows

Posted by on February 6, 2014

Yesterday, the Metallica vs. Megadeth debate was dragged kicking and screaming back into the spotlight as Australian festival Soundwave’s Facebook page said that Megadeth requested that former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted’s band not play a show with them, replacing them with Whitechapel. Of course , this instantly became newsworthy, especially since the two bands had […]

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What’s Inside Our Metal Insider 2013 CMJ Showcase Prize Pack?

Posted by on September 27, 2013

We’re counting down the days until Metal Insider’s 2013 CMJ showcase, and if you’re just now joining us, we brought the party this year.  Nachtmystium’s first show in nearly a year, Byzantine’s triumphant return to New York City, hometown black metal heroes Black Anvil and intense sets from Ramming Speed and Vattnet Viskar all have […]

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Avenged Sevenfold, AIC, Zombie, Gwar and STP playing Soundwave Festival

Posted by on August 23, 2013

The land down under has plans to get hardcore in 2014. The official lineup for next year’s Soundwave Festival has been announced. Dates are confirmed for February and March, so even though Australia might not be right in your backyard, you have some time to save for travel. Bands slated to perform are as follows, with […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/21: Coheed Top An Otherwise Uneventful Week

Posted by on August 21, 2013

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. So there isn’t too much action this week in terms of debuts, but what we do have is pretty cool: a Coheed live album, some German, some black metal, and some sophomore efforts. Well, […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/14: Asking Alexandria About The Charts

Posted by on August 14, 2013

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Let’s get this out of the way: we know that simply by reading the headline people are probably ready to toss in their very meaningful two cents with a comment that probably looks like […]

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