Former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted joined the TANGIERS BLUES BAND on stage on May 4 at the McKittrick Hotel in New York City to perform a set of songs on acoustic guitar and vocals. Fan-filmed video footage of the show can be seen below. During an appearance on the SiriusXM satellite radio show “Eddie Trunk […]
Off of Metallica’s second studio album Ride The Lightning, “Creeping Death” is incessant, raw and all-encompassing of a special energy unique to Metallica’s early days, when their songwriting was taking a turn towards the more complicated. The second riff right after the opener (leading into the lyrics) is the biggest kicker of all of them. […]
Former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted spoke to Ultimate-Guitar.com about his decision to shelf NEWSTED, the heavy metal project he operated between 2012 and 2014. “There was a couple things that were very good and then a couple things were very bad,” he said. “When it came down to the money stuff and just having to […]
Former METALLICA bassist Newsted has weighed in on Metallica’s newest album, saying that it has “substance.” Jason became the band’s 3. bassist in 1986, following Ron McGovney and Cliff Burton. Robert Trujillo took over in 2003 after Newsted’s exit. Throughout a recent interview with Ultimate-Guitar.com, Jason Newsted shared his thoughts on “Hardwired… To Self-Destruct”, telling the website: […]
A Broken Relationship Mended Back Together You probably already know that Metallica is without doubt one of the best and most influential heavy metal bands of all time, however they’ve had a great amount of rough patches of their illustrious careers. The notable of patches was when in 1986 the legendary bassist of Metallica, Cliff […]
Jason Newsted has been retaining a comparatively low profile as of late. Save for an look on stage with Voivod just a few weeks ago, he is been out of the general public light for almost 2 years, since cancelling the remainder of Newsted’s solo band tour and signing off social media. And, let’s be […]
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