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Jason Curtis Newsted born March 4, is an Jason Newsted Interview - Metallica - Destroy Garage metal musician, known for being the bassist of the band Metallica from October until Right On Time - O.A.R. - 34th & 8th sudden departure in January Before Metallica, he was a member of Flotsam and Jetsam.
After Metallica, has been involved with EchobrainOzzy OsbourneVoivodand led the band Newsted from to With Voivod, he used the pseudonym Jasonicwhich is also the name of his music publishing company. He is also the founder of the Chophouse Records studio and label based in California. Newsted lives in Walnut Creek, California. He has two older brothers and a younger sister. He was tasked with looking after hundreds of chickens and rabbits.
He told author Paul Stenning"It's where I learned about life — seeing a baby cow born right in front of your eyes when you're eight years old is pretty intense…I was from a very strong family and I was raised to be a strong, pure Americana farm boy.
Newsted's mother taught piano and one of his brothers plays trumpet. He was exposed to music as a child, listening to the record collections of his older brothers. His first instrument was a guitar, which he started to play at 9 years old, but he moved to bass at 14,  after listening to Gene Simmons of Kiss. The early part of Newsted's music career had him performing bass for Flotsam and Jetsam on their album Doomsday for the Deceiver. Newsted wrote the majority of lyrics for the album.
On September 27,during the European leg of the Damage, Inc. TourMetallica's bassist Cliff Burton died when the band's tour bus crashed. Newsted was the last in line and ended up winning the part.
He said in a interview that he Jason Newsted Interview - Metallica - Destroy Garage about Metallica's plan to open for Ozzy Osbourne's tour at the time. To his advantage, Newsted strategically procured the band's setlist, studied it, and presented it to drummer Lars Ulrich saying he knew all these songs, much to Ulrich's surprise.
The band involved both of Burton's parents in the decision to choose Newsted as the group's new bassist and, in ceremonious fashion, Burton's parents were present during the announcement so they would know who would be carrying on their son's legacy and to "pass Cliff's torch on. Please, be safe. This was followed by his first studio album with the band, And Justice for Allwhich was subject to controversy and criticism for, among other issues, its murky bass sound. Newsted claims this was further hazing on the part of Lars Ulrich and James Hetfieldalthough both Ulrich and Hetfield claim they were also disappointed with the production of the album.
Thompson wanted to be relieved of his mixing duties when Ulrich presented his ideas on the production, but Thompson was not Jason Newsted Interview - Metallica - Destroy Garage to leave and received the majority of the criticism for the poor sound quality of the record. Newsted also performed on the self-titled album Metallicawhich is the best-selling Metallica album to date, as well as on LoadReLoadJason Newsted Interview - Metallica - Destroy Garage Garage Inc Newsted also played bass on the song " I Disappear " in During his time in Metallica, Newsted also sang backing vocals on a number of Metallica songs.
He is known for his bass solo which included parts of "My Friend of Misery" which Newsted had originally written as an instrumental  and bass parts from his former band, Flotsam and Jetsam.
During a meeting between the members of Metallica in JanuaryNewsted proposed that the band should take a year-long hiatus, and he would use that time to focus on his side-project Echobrain.
When the other band members rejected Newsted's proposals, he chose to quit the band. Newsted's statement revealed his departure was based on "private and personal reasons and the physical damage I have done to myself over the years while playing the music that I love. Hetfield was against the idea and said, "When someone does a side project, it takes away from the strength of Metallica.
Hetfield replied, "My name isn't on those records, and I'm not out trying to sell them," and pondered questions such as Where would it end? Does he start touring with it? Does he sell shirts? Is it his band? After Hetfield rejoined Metallica, the band finished recording St. Angerwith record producer Bob Rock filling the bass slot. Robert Trujillo became the band's new bassist in Newsted has stated that he has never regretted leaving the band.
In a interview, he said "I tell you very honestly, one billion percent, I have never regretted leaving Metallica. It was the right thing for everyone. It was the right thing to do for the camp. That's it. I've never told anyone that I wanted to go back or anything like that—not once.
I made up my mind. It was not an easy thing to do, but it was something I had to do. I thought about it very much before I pulled the trigger and because of that, I have never looked back.
The past is where Teardrops Of Neutrons - Various - Human Machines Second Connection (File) supposed to be. Despite his departure from Metallica, Newsted remains close with the other band members.
On December 5, 7, 9 and 10,Newsted reunited with Metallica during all Jason Newsted Interview - Metallica - Destroy Garage of their 30th anniversary shows and performed several songs with the band, Trujillo and, in some cases, other guest musicians. Hetfield noted how the fans "lit up" as Newsted walked on stage, smiling and waving to the crowd. On December 16, Newsted expanded upon previous statements regarding his departure from Metallica and cited that his project with Echobrain was being discouraged by James Hetfield because Metallica's management at Q Prime wanted to go ahead with promoting Echobrain but was forced to drop it by Hetfield's demands with the quote "other arrangements can be made".
Let's do something with this. He was, I think, pretty much out to put the kibosh on the whole thing because it would somehow affect Metallica in his eyes, because now the managers were interested in something I was doing that had nothing to do with him".
Newsted sums up the situation as follows: "I have no idea what [Hetfield] was thinking, other than just protecting what he valued, just like he does; that's his thing. He protects what he loves, squeezes it too hard, like he said himself.
Squeeze it too hard, protecting it too much. That's where I was coming from. The people that I had counted on for 15 years to help me with my career, help Metallica, take care of my money, do all of those things, told me, 'Your new project is fantastic, we'd like to help you with it.
Newsted joined Canadian thrash metal band Voivod in Coincidentally, he was also Trujillo's replacement in Osbourne's band during Ozzfestwhich included Voivod as a Second Stage act. However, this would not come to fruition as Newsted left Osbourne upon finishing tour duties in late Newsted focused on Voivod, which, much like Echobrain, was funded entirely by him [ citation needed ].
They recorded two albums before Newsted's participation Jason Newsted Interview - Metallica - Destroy Garage Rock Star Supernovaa supergroup created through reality television series Rock Star: Supernova in D'Amour died at the age of 45 Exercise 18 - Christian Wolff - Ten Exercises August 26, due to complications from colon cancer.
A December update on Voivod's website noted that Newsted played "all the bass tracks" on their latest album Infiniwhich was released on June 23, Supernova formed the basis of the second season of the CBS television program Rock Star in the quest to find a lead singer.
Votes were cast via the website. On September 13,Lukas Rossi was crowned the winner. On October 23,Newsted was injured while attempting to catch a falling bass amp head which, according to him, was the bass amp that was used to record Jason Newsted Interview - Metallica - Destroy Garage Black Album Toccata Seconda - Osian Ellis - Georgian Harp Music, Loadand Reload.
He was scheduled for immediate surgery, and underwent a Jason Newsted Interview - Metallica - Destroy Garage rehab process. During this time he was unable to play, and began to express himself through painting. Newsted later reported that he had been addicted to painkillers, having taken such medication from his time in Metallica to cope with neck problems but without understanding the risks. After his shoulder injury the painkiller use became a problem, but Newsted said he had not used since about While recovering from his shoulder injury, Newsted found solace through painting.
Newsted has turned out a number of large original works of art over the last half a decade. Both Newsted and Trujillo performed onstage at the same time, which was a first for the band. As of Jason Newsted Interview - Metallica - Destroy Garagethe Newsted official website has been deactivated.
He ceased touring with Newsted due to other musical interests as well as the band being unprofitable. He says "It cost me an awful lot of money — hundreds of thousands of dollars Im Not A Freak - Various - Thats Eurobeat 7th Anniversary - Fatal Remix Battle In Tokio take the Newsted band around to the 22 countries we played.
In August after being out of the public eye for two years, Newsted announced he had formed a new acoustic group named Jason Newsted and the Chophouse Band and had scheduled several performing dates throughout the fall.
According to the Jason Newsted Bass Rig  he has used the following Jason Newsted Interview - Metallica - Destroy Garage the years. After the death of Cliff BurtonJason auditioned early October Upon doing so he was using:. Recording engineer Flemming Rasmussen commented  in an issue of Sound on Sound that Jason used a 5 string Wal bass on the album. According to Alembic he had at least 13 basses constructed with custom options. Ranging from different wood types, electronics or changes in the contour of the body.
Jason played up to 25 basses  in all, Including 6, 10 and 12 string bass which were used for specific parts. These basses featured black oil finish, piezo pickup option, fiber optic side markers and carved body contours.
Recording Vim - Machine Head - Through The Ashes Of Empires Load and Reload begun in and respectively and in an interview with Bass Player Magazine Jason again stated he used the NS-2 and a few other instruments to record. Jason begun a very lucrative relationship with luthier Roger Sadowsky of Sadowsky basses in which he made at least 20 custom basses.
Many of which are seen in the live show Cunning Stunts. The Sadowsky basses were used to record Garage Inc. In and played on the Symphony and Metallica show in From the Damage Inc.
Jason used an original Ampeg SVT head watts.
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