35 Years of Metal Blade Records with Brian
Loudwire35 Years of Metal Blade Records with Brian Slagel + The Black Dahlia Murder's Trevor Strnad – Loudwire Podcast #29LoudwireSlagel was the man who suggested Cliff Burton when Metallica was looking for its first bassist, but you may not know that Slagel was also the man who recommended Jason Newsted to the thrash legends. He speaks in detail about those conversations before ...and more »
Posted on 22 September 2017 | 8:48 am
Metallica Get Pelted With Darts Onstage –
LoudwireMetallica Get Pelted With Darts Onstage – Epic Rock TalesLoudwireThis Epic Rock Tale was told to us by former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted. Back in his days with the thrash titans, Newsted would encounter some pretty insane fans, including one who decided to throw darts at Metallica while they were performing.and more »
Posted on 19 September 2017 | 9:07 am
Metallica engineer begs Lars to let him
Tone DeafMetallica engineer begs Lars to let him remix '…And Justice For All'Tone DeafAnd Justice For All is next in line for a possible rework, and the man who recorded Jason Newsted's inaudible bass is asking Lars & Co. for the opportunity to set things right. “Here's the real story,” Toby Wright tells the Talk Toomey podcast (via the ...
Posted on 13 September 2017 | 4:48 pm
Toby Wright Wants to Remix Metallica's
LoudwireToby Wright Wants to Remix Metallica's '…And Justice for All,' Says 'The World Will Be Stunned'LoudwireThe seeming inevitability of the the expanded LP coming out raises the question of whether the longstanding issue regarding the absence of Jason Newsted's bass will be remedied. Toby Wright, who handled some of the engineering duties on Justice ...
Posted on 12 September 2017 | 2:46 pm
How Metal Blade Founder Linked Metallica
BillboardHow Metal Blade Founder Linked Metallica With Bassists: Exclusive Book ExcerptBillboardWhen Lars asked the question, I immediately thought of Jason Newsted, who played with Flotsam and Jetsam. "I think I know the perfect guy for you," I told him. Around the same time, Michael Alago -- the A&R guy who signed Metallica to Elektra -- had ...Jason Newsted Recalls Some Of METALLICA's Hazing Rituals When He Joined The BandMetal Injection.net30 Years Ago: Metallica Bounce Back from Tragedy With 'Garage Days Re-Revisited'Ultimate Classic Rockall 3 news articles »
Posted on 21 August 2017 | 9:03 am
Metallica Albums, Ranked Worst to Best
At one point, Rock even served as bassist in the group between the tenures of Jason Newsted and Robert Trujillo. But that period also saw big changes in the way Metallica approached their craft. Subsequent experiments included a collaboration with rock ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 4:50 am
Metallica's Black Album Examined In New Book
Masciotra gives readers unprecedented insight into the story behind the iconic album through interviews with James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett, Jason Newsted and producer Bob Rock. "The book is a must read for Metallica, metal, and hard rock fans ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 9:50 pm
Staind's Mike Mushok hits the road with new
Gontier resigned from the Toronto-based rock band in 2013. Mushok took advantage of a Staind recording and touring hiatus to work with former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted. It was while touring with Newsted that Mushok reunited with Gontier. As fate ...
Posted on 17 August 2015 | 12:20 am
Dave Mustaine Says Megadeth Will Tour
At the time, Soundwave promoter AJ Maddah said the band’s cancellation stemmed from a dispute with fellow Soundwave act Jason Newsted, claiming that the thrash metal legends requested Newsted be removed from a triple Sidewaves bill. “I don’t like ...
Posted on 16 August 2015 | 1:00 am
JASON NEWSTED Has No Immediate Plans To
STAIND guitarist Mike Mushok says that there are no plans for the NEWSTED band to regroup for any further touring or recording, explaining that former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted "shut down" the project nearly a year ago. Jason in February canceled an ...
Posted on 23 December 2014 | 11:26 am