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Jason Newsted Finally Explains Exactly Why He Left Metallica

Jason Newsted - New York City
Chuck Armstrong, Loudwire

Thirteen years after Jason Newsted left Metallica, the bassist is finally telling the story of why he left the band. For every Metallica fan, this is absolutely a must-see interview (watch above).

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Exclusive: Jason Newsted Reflects on 25th Anniversary of Metallica’s ‘…And Justice For All’

Paul Natkin Archive

On August 25, 1988, Metallica released their fourth studio album and the first since the death of bassist Cliff Burton. '...And Justice for All' featured Jason Newsted on bass and some of the most complex 'Tallica tunes to date. Twenty-five years later, songs like 'One' and 'Harvester of Sorrow' still prove to be fan-favorites at live shows.

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Newsted Unveil ‘Above All’ Lyric Video

Jason Newsted - New York City
Chuck Armstrong, Loudwire

As the release date for their debut full-length draws near,  have revealed the lyric video for the song 'Above All' (watch above). It's from their album 'Heavy Metal Music,' which will be unleashed Aug. 6.

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Dave Mustaine To Perform Metallica Song With Jason Newsted on Gigantour

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Kevin Winter, Getty Images / NewsteadHeavyMetal.com

With former Metallica members Dave Mustaine and  both on Gigantour this summer, there has been rampant speculation the two would jam an old-school Metallica song from the band's Mustaine era.

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Newsted Unveil Debut Album Title + Track List, Unleash New Song ‘Heroic Dose’

Jason Newsted - New York City
Chuck Armstrong, Loudwire

Former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted and his new band, Newsted, have just announced details of the band's first full-length album. Newsted's 'Heavy Metal Music' is set to be released everywhere on Aug. 6, with the album track 'Heroic Dose' now available for your listening pleasure.

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Newsted Complete New Album Recording Sessions

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Jason Newsted: YouTube

Jason Newsted has got the momentum back and he's not stopping anytime soon. The former Metallica bassist announced his musical return with his self-titled band, then issued the 'Metal' EP earlier this year. Now fans can look forward to the first full-length album from Newsted.

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Newsted Announce 2013 U.S. Tour Dates

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Chophouse

Former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted's new metal band is called Newsted. Newsted's new metal EP is called 'Metal.' Now, Newsted are set to promote 'Metal' with a U.S. tour beginning April 19.

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Jason Newsted on New Band Dynamics, Besting Justin Bieber on iTunes + Tour Plans

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NewstedHeavyMetal.com

In the first part of our exclusive interview with Jason Newsted, he discussed his new EP 'Metal,' as well as the influence of his former Metallica bandmate James Hetfield, among other topics.

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Jason Newsted Would Consider Reunion With Metallica Under ‘Brofessional’ Circumstances

Jason Newsted
NewstedHeavyMetal.com

Former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted may be busy with his new eponymous music project, but the famed bassist has revealed that he'd consider a reunion with metal's biggest band under the right circumstances. For Newsted, the most important factor in a reunion with Metallica is, of course, for the entire deal to be handled in a "brofessional" manner.

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Jason Newsted Discusses Touring + Why He Won’t Charge for Meet-and-Greets

Jason Newsted
NewstedHeavyMetal.com

Though there aren't any dates as of yet, Jason Newsted says he plans on taking his self-titled band on the road to promote their 'Metal' EP. With the holidays fast approaching, the timing isn't right for new dates at present, but rest assured, Newsted will be hitting the stage soon.

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