1. Jason Newsted's Upcoming Album Will Be 'All Metal All The Time'

    May 23, 2013 12:07 PM EDT Debut LP, due out in late summer, follows his aptly titled "Metal" EP. Jason Newsted is back and (head)banging -- with a new band that bears his surname, a new EP and a full-length album coming this summer. And all of that is as much of a surprise to him as it is to fans of the…

  2. Metallica Reuniting 'Black Album' Band For Hall Of Fame Show

    March 31, 2009 8:12 AM EDT Nobody's more surprised that Jason Newsted will be playing again with Metallica this weekend than...Jason Newsted. Newsted was the Metallica bassist from 1986, when he replaced the late Cliff Burton, until he left the group in 2001. He tells Billboard.com that he had modest expectations…

  3. This Day in Music

    August 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Lil' Jon is the big winner at the 2005 BMI Urban Awards, held at the Grand Ballroom of the Fontainebleau Resort in Miami Beach. 2005 - Lil' Jon is the big winner at the 2005 BMI Urban Awards, held at the Grand Ballroom of the Fontainebleau Resort in Miami Beach. 2005 - Voivod…

  4. This Day in Music

    August 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Lil' Jon is the big winner at the 2005 BMI Urban Awards, held at the Grand Ballroom of the Fontainebleau Resort in Miami Beach. 2005 - Lil' Jon is the big winner at the 2005 BMI Urban Awards, held at the Grand Ballroom of the Fontainebleau Resort in Miami Beach. 2005 - Voivod…

  5. Voivod Vet Heads For The Kosmos

    August 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Voivod drummer Michel "Away" Langevin is launching a new band, Kosmos, which will release its self-titled debut Sept. 4 via the End Records. Voivod drummer Michel "Away" Langevin is launching a new band, Kosmos, which will release its self-titled debut Sept. 4 via the End…

  6. This Day in Music

    August 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Pam Tillis joins the Grand Ole Opry. The former Country Music Association female vocalist of the year is inducted by Marty Stuart during the TNN-televised portion of the show. <br clear= 2005 - Lil' Jon is the big winner at the 2005 BMI Urban Awards, held at…

  7. Voivod Preps Post-Piggy Album

    March 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Veteran Canadian rock act Voivod will in June release "Katorz," its first album for The End Records. Veteran Canadian rock act Voivod will in June release "Katorz," its first album for The End Records. The set is also the first to be released since co-founding guitarist…

  8. Voivod Guitarist D'Amour Dies

    August 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Voivod guitarist Denis D'Amour, better known to fans as Piggy, died Friday (Aug. 26) at a Montreal hospital after a battle with colon cancer. Voivod guitarist Denis D'Amour, better known to fans as Piggy, died Friday (Aug. 26) at a Montreal hospital after a battle with colon cancer.…

  9. Newsted Keeping Busy With Several Projects

    August 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT One thing Jason Newsted isn't likely to be accused of is musical predictability. One thing Jason Newsted isn't likely to be accused of is musical predictability. The former Metallica bassist is a member of a myriad of projects for his Chophouse label, while he still gets his metal…

  10. Grohl Goes Metal With Probot

    October 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The self-titled debut from Dave Grohl's long-discussed heavy metal project Probot will finally see the light of day in February via Southern Lord Records. The album sports a who's-who of hard rock voc The self-titled debut from Dave Grohl's long-discussed heavy metal project…

  11. Newsted Makes Peace With Metallica Past

    May 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT To Jason Newsted, playing bass isn't as much a gift as it is a continuously sharpened talent. Much like food and water, plugging in and jamming is unrivaled sustenance in his life. It was for this rea To Jason Newsted, playing bass isn't as much a gift as it is a continuously…

  12. Newsted Energized For Ozzfest Double Duty

    April 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Double duty wasn't necessarily what new Voivod member (and recently announced Ozzy Osbourne bassist) Jason Newsted had in mind when he left Metallica over two years ago, but that's exactly what he'll Double duty wasn't necessarily what new Voivod member (and recently…

  13. Newsted Confirmed For Osbourne's Band

    March 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST As tipped here earlier this month, former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted will play bass in Ozzy Osbourne's band this summer on the Ozzfest tour. Newsted will be pulling double duty this year, as Voiv As tipped here earlier this month, former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted will play…

  14. Newsted To Play In Ozzy's Band?

    March 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST Ozzfest organizers have announced that Canadian proto-thrash outfit Voivod, which now features ex-Metallica bassist Jason Newsted, will join that heavy metal caravan, appearing on the second stage bef Ozzfest organizers have announced that Canadian proto-thrash outfit Voivod, which now…

  15. Hot Product

    March 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Lil' Kim, Fabolous, King Crimson, and more. Mob Rule Missy Elliott, Mr. Cheeks, Styles P, and Mashonda Tifere are among the guests lending a hand on Lil' Kim's new album "La Bella Mafia," due this week from Queen Bee/Atlantic. Mr. Cheeks…

  16. Metallica Signs Up Bassist Rob Trujillo

    February 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST Metallica has named former Suicidal Tendencies/Ozzy Osbourne band member Rob Trujillo as its new bassist. Trujillo replaces Jason Newsted, who departed in early 2001, and will appear on the quartet's Metallica has named former Suicidal Tendencies/Ozzy Osbourne band member Rob Trujillo as…

  17. Newsted Joins Voivod, Produces New Album

    October 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted has officially joined veteran metal act Voivod, and will be producing the band's upcoming album, which will be recorded and mixed at the Plant in Sausalito, Cali Former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted has officially joined veteran metal act Voivod,…