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Metallica Joined Onstage By Jason Newsted, Perform Unreleased Song During First Night Of 30th Anniversary Shows

Posted by on December 6, 2011

Metallica promised lots of surprises for fans during their intimate 30th Anniversary shows at the Filmore in San Francisco. And last night, during the first night out of four, Metallica did not disappoint. Among many of the surprise guests was none other than former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted. This marked the first time Newsted, who […]

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Two Bassists Walk Into A Bar (Chord), Premiere New Projects

Posted by on November 15, 2011

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pEn1L9Zxtwo[/youtube] Last month, we discovered that former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted has been keeping himself busy with his stoner punk/metal band Papa Wheelie. The band (which Newsted sings and plays guitar in) has been playing a handful of shows in California. And during one gig at Road House Studios in Walnut Creek, California this past […]

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Video: So This Is What Jason Newsted Has Been Up To Lately

Posted by on October 25, 2011

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_nYlKj3BuLs[/youtube] We all know the story of Jason Newsted’s departure from Metallica (if you don’t, then watch Some Kind Of Monster, that should catch you up to date). Since then, the bassist has played with Voivod, had a short stint in Ozzy Osbourne’s band, and even formed a reality TV band with Tommy Lee (who […]

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