Megadeth's Gigantour trek is coming together quite nicely, with Newsted being the latest confirmation for the expected summer run. Newsted are currently off to a hot start with their 'Metal' EP and have been playing to enthusiastic audiences so far this spring. The group's debut full-length is expected later this year and the Gigantour trek will provide a great set-up to build to the album's release.
Former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted was the guest on Full Metal Jackie’s radio show this past weekend. Newsted spoke about his new band, Newsted, and their recent EP titled ‘Metal,’ as well as plans for a forthcoming full-length disc. He also talked about adding Staind guitarist Mike Mushok
Newsted will play their first official gigs tonight (April 19) and tomorrow (April 20) at the Red House in Walnut Creek, Calif., and many fans are wondering what to expect from Jason Newsted's new band. The former Metallica bassist re-emerged on the music scene late last fall, revealing his new self-titled group with drummer Jesus Mendez Jr. and guitarist Jessie Farnsworth. Then, just recently, the band added longtime Staind guitarist Mike Mushok, whose group is currently in the midst of a hiatus.
Former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted has revealed that Staind guitarist Mike Mushok has jumped aboard his new musical project, Newsted. The bassist himself posted a video on YouTube introducing Mushok to the world as a new member of Newsted, adding that the group's new formation is "gonna come out and kick your ass!"
Former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted was the guest on Full Metal Jackie’s radio show this past weekend. Newsted spoke about his new band, Newsted, and their new EP titled 'Metal.' He also explained how the sounds of the previous bands he has been in throughout the years influenced his new music and much more. Read Full Metal Jackie’s interview with Jason Newsted below: