Jason Newsted

Slappa Da Bass
Slappa Da Bass
A position that is sometimes overlooked in other bands, the role of bassist in Metallica has had quite a hectic history. From dealing with the death of one bassist to the quitting of a couple others, Metallica have overcome certain obstacles many bands never have to face...
Metallica, Iron Maiden, Motorhead Members to Appear on ‘That Metal Show’ Season 10
Metallica, Iron Maiden, Motorhead Members to Appear on ‘That Metal Show’ Season 10
VH1 Classic's 'That Metal Show' starring Eddie Trunk, Jim Florentine and Don Jamieson has just been picked up for its 10th season. The most successful metal show since the iconic 'Headbangers Ball,' 'That Metal Show' boasts an all-star lineup of guests for their 10th season, including Iron Maiden guitarist Adrian Smith, Metallica's Lars Ulrich and Motorhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister.
Jason Newsted – Biography
Jason Newsted – Biography
In 1986, Metallica faced a significant change in their lives with the death of bassist Cliff Burton in a tour bus accident. Trying to cope with the loss but not slow down with the success of their latest effort 'Master of Puppets,' the band started searching for a new bassist. Soon after the bus accident, Metallica hired Jason Newsted to pick up the bass duties.