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Jason Newsted Elaborates On Split From Metallica

Posted by on January 10, 2014

[youtube]http://youtu.be/GFiTkWPZ8xU?t=30m[/youtube] In January 2001, bassist Jason Newsted left Metallica. Since that time, reasons given to his departure has ranged from hazing to conflict of Newsted wanting to engage in side projects, specifically Echobrain. Now, in a new interview with ScuzzTV, Newsted has given more insight into his split with Metallica. You can watch the interview […]

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Jason Newsted Discusses New Grass Roots Project, Lessons Learned From Metallica

Posted by on January 17, 2013

After starting out in Flotsam and Jetsam, Jason Newsted was thrust into the spotlight when he was chosen to be Metallica’s bassist following the death of Cliff Burton. Since his 15 year tenure with the band ended in 2001, he’s remained active, playing with Voivod and Ozzy Osbourne, among others. Yet despite staying busy, the […]

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