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Jason Newsted Steps Away From Social Networking Sites

Jason Newsted
Kathy Flynn, WickedGoddessPhotography.com

It appears no immediate future communication or interaction via social networking sites will be coming from Newsted.

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Newsted Bow Out of February + March Gigs

Newsted
Chophouse

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
Chophouse Records

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

Dave Mustaine
Kevin Winter, Getty Images

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

Terry Wyatt, Getty Images / Chuck Armstrong. Loudwire
Terry Wyatt, Getty Images / Chuck Armstrong. Loudwire

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

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

Aaron Lewis
Rick Diamond, Getty Images

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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Jason Newsted Talks Intriguing Writing Rituals, Mike Mushok + More

Jason Newsted
NewstedHeavyMetal.com

It's been a banner year for Jason Newsted, whose eponymous band has emerged as a major metal presence. Loudwire recently had a chance to speak with Newsted, and in the first part of our interview, he talked all about his participation at the upcoming Bass Player Live! Concert. Now, in Part 2, he reflects on the band's summer participation on the Gigantour festival and talks about guitarist Mike Mushok's status in Newsted once he returns to Staind, among other topics. Check out Part 2 of our interview with Jason Newsted below.

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Newsted, ‘King of the Underdogs’ – Exclusive Video Premiere

Jason Newsted
YouTube

It's fitting that on Halloween we get one of the more sinister videos of the year! That platitude falls to Newsted, who are exclusively premiering their new video for 'King of the Underdogs' here at Loudwire.

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Jason Newsted Talks Bass Player Live! Concert

Jason Newsted - New York City
Chuck Armstrong, Loudwire

Jason Newsted was recently added to the inaugural Bass Player Live! Concert & Awards Show that will take place Nov. 9 at the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood, Calif. At the show, Newsted will have a chance to hobnob and rock out with such music greats as Geezer Butler, Zakk Wylde, Corey Taylor, Charlie Benante, Frank Bello, Rex Brown, Billy Sheehan and David Ellefson.

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