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Jason Newsted Explains New Acoustic Sound

What do you do when you've reached the peak of your profession? If you're former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted, you find a new musical mountain to climb.

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Jason Newsted Involved in New ‘Mostly Acoustic’ Project

Jason Newsted, who left Metallica in 2001 and has been lying low for the past couple years, is reportedly involved in a new "mostly acoustic" project.

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15 Years Ago: Jason Newsted Quits Metallica

The bassist left Metallica when James Hetfield had issues with his side project, Echobrain.

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28 Years Ago: Metallica Plays First Show with Jason Newsted

Bassist Jason Newsted made his debut with Metallica on Nov. 8, 1986.

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Jason Newsted Tackles the Burning ‘Pick Vs. Fingers’ Debate

Former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted reveals he was almost caught empty handed at an important show.

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Newsted Bow Out of February + March Gigs

Newsted were planning to travel to return to the road for new dates, including a stint on Australia's famed Soundwave Festival, but according to a new posting from frontman Jason Newsted, those shows will not be happening. Newsted confirmed the rumored cancellations of their scheduled February and March dates.

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Newsted, ‘… As the Crow Flies’ – Exclusive Video Premiere

Newsted are digging deeper into their 'Heavy Metal Music' album, with '… As the Crow Flies' being chosen as the next single. The group recently completed a video for the track and Loudwire is proud to bring you the exclusive premiere of the clip.

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Megadeth Pulls Out of Soundwave Festival, Demands Apology from Promoter

What should have been a fairly straightforward trip to Australia has unraveled into controversy and social media finger-pointing between Megadeth and the promoter of the Soundwave Festival, with the band's Australian fans caught in the middle.

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Megadeth Rep: Dave Mustaine Not Responsible for Booting Newsted Off Australian Shows

On Feb. 5, news broke that Newsted had been booted from two of Megadeth's upcoming Australian tour dates. It was stated by organizers that Jason Newsted's eponymous band were removed from the shows "at the request of Megadeth," but according to a Megadeth representative, the band had nothing to do with kicking Newsted off the Australian gigs.

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Megadeth Apparently Kick Newsted Off Australian ‘Sidewave’ Shows

An interesting news story involving Megadeth and Jason Newsted has come across the pond from Australia. Ever year, tons of amazing bands are recruited to tour throughout Australia for the Soundwave Festival. Many acts take the opportunity to play extra 'Sidewave' shows while they're traveling around the country, but according to Soundwave itself, Jason Newsted's eponymous solo act has been booted from two Megadeth side shows "at the request" of the band.

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Jason Newsted Finally Explains Exactly Why He Left Metallica

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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Staind’s Aaron Lewis Offers His Thoughts on Guitarist Mike Mushok Joining Newsted

Staind frontman Aaron Lewis has been busy as of late focusing on his original country music. With his focus away from Staind, another member of the band, guitarist Mike Mushokjoined forces with Jason Newsted's metal outfit earlier this year. Since that announcement, Lewis hasn't said much about Mushok playing with Newsted, until now. In an exclusive chat, Lewis openly shares his feelings about the entire situation, even admitting that he has held Mushok's talents back in Staind.

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