Jason Newsted

  1. Backbeat: Metallica, Eddie Trunk, Live Nation, More Celebrate Metal Blade Records' 30th Anniversary

    December 04, 2012 1:45 PM EST Metal Blade Records founder Brian Slagel flanked by Metallica's Lars Ulrich (left) and James Hetfield (Photo: Stephanie Cabral) In a serendipitous bit of timing, on the same day that Metallica announced the formation of their own label, Black ...

  2. Metallica, Run-DMC Get Rock Hall of Fame Induction

    April 04, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Metallica, whose monstrous sound continues to assault the senses and push heavy metal to its limits, headlined a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony Saturday night that felt much more like a concert than an awards show. For the first tim ...

  3. Supernova Suit Settled

    September 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Reality show winners to be called Rock Star Supernova. The new band formed by Tommy Lee, Jason Newsted and Gilby Clarke will not be promoting itself as Supernova. In a settlement reached in a trademark dispute over the name, the new band fronted b ...

  4. Supernova Sues 'Rock Star: Supernova'

    September 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Reality show sued for trademark infringement, other claims. Tonight's winner of the television reality show, Rock Star: Supernova, may not end up fronting a band called Supernova. In a trademark dispute over the name, a federal court yesterda ...

  5. AGI Booking Supernova Tour

    August 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 'Rock Star' act to play theaters/arenas this January. Artists Group International (Billy Joel, Metallica, Motley Crue) will book the upcoming tour by Supernova, featuring former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted, Motley Crue drummer Tommy ...

  6. Voivod's 'Piggy' D'Amour Dies

    August 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Guitarist was 45. 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. He was 45. Although it was the group's futuristic lyrics on which fans most f ...