Tag Archives: Newsted

Jason Newsted finally joins Megadeth onstage for Metallica song

Posted by on August 12, 2013

While they’ve been talking about doing it since the kickoff of Gigantour, former Metallica members Dave Mustaine and Jason Newsted joined each other onstage last night (11) in Toronto on the last date of the tour. The pair played “Phantom Lord,” a song Mustaine co-wrote that appeared on Metallica’s first album, Kill ’em All. While […]

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New & Noteworthy, August 6: King of the Underdogs

Posted by on August 6, 2013

As promised last week, today’s list has some solo albums, some highly anticipated new albums from artists we haven’t seen in awhile, and a ton of generally good new music. Check it out here!   Newsted, Heavy Metal Music (Collective Sounds/Chophouse)   The follow-up to January’s Metal EP, this is the first full-length release for […]

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Jason Newsted sidelined by walking pneumonia

Posted by on July 22, 2013

If you’re catching the Gigantour shows in Canada this week and were looking forward to seeing Newsted for the first time, we hate to be the bearers of bad news, but Jason Newsted has taken ill, and the band have been forced to cancel their shows there. Here’s what Jason himself had to say about […]

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Newsted Releases Another ‘Heavy Metal Music’ Track

Posted by on July 18, 2013

Jason Newsted and his namesake band are not keeping too tight-lipped about their upcoming album release Heavy Metal Music. The band has already given a tease to the  album with the opening song “Heroic Dose” and a sample of “Above All.”  Today the band has released yet another track, “Ampossible,” via Rolling Stone. The single […]

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Megadeth Perform Thin Lizzy Cover With Slash, Zakk Wylde, David Draiman, Jason Newsted And Vinnie Paul

Posted by on July 14, 2013

Fans in attendance at 97.1 The Eagle’s BFD 2013 in Dallas last Friday night (July 12, which featured the entire lineup of this year’s Gigantour plus a set from Slash) witnessed one hell of an all-star jam. Megadeth were joined onstage by Slash, Zakk Wylde, David Draiman, Vinnie Paul, Jason Newsted AND Death Division frontman […]

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Newsted Gives Another Audio Sample

Posted by on July 12, 2013

[youtube]http://youtu.be/J9ttFU925lw[/youtube] Jason Newsted’s first full length album, Heavy Metal Music is due out on August 6 through Chophouse Records/Collective Sounds, but that isn’t stopping the band from giving us a taste of what we can expect from the debut. The opening track, “Heroic Dose,” has already been released and with the 30-second sample of “Above […]

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Jason Newsted and Phil Anselmo Join Voivod Onstage at France’s Hellfest

Posted by on June 26, 2013

[youtube]http://youtu.be/p-DtpYlyVIE[/youtube] Check out this footage of Canadian prog/thrash innovators Voivod performing with former bass player Jason “Jasonic” Newsted (ex-Metallica). Newsted is currently involved in his self-titled solo act Newsted who were also performing at the three-day open-air festival, but took the time to join his former band onstage for the song “Voivod,” from their first album […]

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Megadeth Add Two NYC Dates To Gigantour

Posted by on June 18, 2013

Megadeth has added two dates in New York City to Gigantour this summer, bringing the touring festival to the Hammerstein Ballroom on August 6 and 7.

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Dave Mustaine Essentially Confirms That He’ll Play A Metallica Song With Jason Newsted

Posted by on June 17, 2013

Last month, Jason Newsted let it slip that he and Dave Mustaine have discussed playing a Metallica song during this summer’s Gigantour. Now, thanks to a tweet, the Megadeth frontman has essentially confirmed those plans. Mustaine tweeted the following inquiry last Friday night: “If I play a song I wrote in @Metallica w/@JasonCNewsted, which should […]

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Newsted Premieres New Song, Reveals Details About Full-Length Debut

Posted by on June 5, 2013

Jason Newsted made it clear from the start that the Metal EP was just a taste of what to expect from his aptly named solo project Newsted’s full-length debut. Now fans can look forward to hearing the ex-Metallica bassist’s debut album on August 6 (just in time for Gigantour). Titled Heavy Metal Music, the album […]

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