1. Jason Newsted

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  2. 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 ...

  3. P.O.D. Guitarist Enlists Alt-Rock Vets For Daylight Division

    September 08, 2009 5:09 PM EDT 0 0 0 Former members of Papa Roach , Chevelle and Rock Star Supernova have joined P.O.D. guitarist Marcos Curiel in a new band, Daylight Division, that's posted two tracks online and is in the midst of writing and recording its first album. "It& ...

  4. Metallica, Run-DMC Inducted Into Rock Hall Of Fame

    April 05, 2009 1:31 AM EDT 0 0 0 Metallica shoved the mosh pit into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Heavy metal's heaviest hitters, whose menacing, monstrous sound has banged heads around the globe for decades, were inducted into rock's shrine on Saturday night, capping a ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Update: Metallica To Be Two-Bassist Band At Hall Of Fame

    April 01, 2009 8:42 AM EDT 0 0 0 It seems that Metallica will be a two-bassist band at this weekend's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction ceremony in Cleveland. A day after former bassist Jason Newsted told Billboard.com that his replacement, Robert Trujillo, would not take p ...

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

    March 31, 2009 8:12 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 Bi ...

  8. Metallica's Making Hall Of Fame Induction A "Family Reunion"

    March 27, 2009 6:41 PM EDT 0 0 0 Metallica is using its upcoming Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction to stage what drummer Lars Ulrich calls "a sort of family reunion." "I don't think there's a better time to come together than when it's about celebra ...

  9. March 4, 2009

    March 04, 2009 12:00 AM EST – Mark Vann, banjoist with Leftover Salmon, dies of cancer at his home near Longmont, Colo. He is 39. 2001 – Glenn Hughes, the biker in the Village People, dies of lung cancer at his apartment in New York City. He is 50. 1999 – Actor and countr ...

  10. Rock Star Supernova, the Panic Channel / Jan. 24, 2007 / Toronto (Massey Hall)

    February 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After some initial hiccups with its name and then an injury to bassist Jason Newsted, Rock Star Supernova began its current North American tour with a New Year's Eve gig in Las Vegas. Some critics wer After some initial hiccups with its name an ...

  11. Billboard Bits: Rock Star Supernova, Taking Back Sunday

    November 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rock Star Supernova has drafted former Black Crowes member Johnny Colt to replace bassist Jason Newsted. Rock Star Supernova has drafted former Black Crowes member Johnny Colt to replace bassist Jason Newsted, who is out of commission for up to nine ...

  12. Newsted Injury Upends Rock Star Supernova

    October 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rock Star Supernova bassist Jason Newsted has suffered a major shoulder injury and will be out of commission for up to nine months, according to a spokesperson. Rock Star Supernova bassist Jason Newsted has suffered a major shoulder injury and will ...

  13. Trademark Dispute Settled Over Supernova Name

    September 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The band at the heart of the recently concluded CBS reality series "Rock Star: Supernova" has a new name, following the resolution of a ... The band at the heart of the recently concluded CBS reality series "Rock Star: Supernova" ...

  14. 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 ...

  15. Rossi Wins 'Rock Star,' But Will He Front Supernova?

    September 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The search for Supernova's frontman came to an end tonight (Sept. 13) as punk rocker Lukas Rossi was named the winning vocalist of the CBS reality show "Rock Star: Supernova." But the legal dispute ov The search for Supernova's f ...

  16. Judge Sides With Original Supernova In Name Dispute

    September 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tonight's winner of the reality TV show "Rock Star: Supernova" may not end up fronting a band by that moniker. Tonight's winner of the reality TV show "Rock Star: Supernova" may not end up fronting a band by that monike ...

  17. 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 ...

  18. Billboard Bits: Panic Channel, Matisyahu, Krauss/Gill

    September 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Panic Channel has been tapped as the opening act for the debut tour featuring Supernova, which features drummer Tommy Lee, guitarist Gilby Clarke and bassist Jason Newsted and a vocalist to be ann The Panic Channel has been tapped as the opening ...

  19. Supernova To Debut On New Year's Eve

    August 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Supernova, which is in the process of searching for a singer via the CBS show "Rockstar," will play its first live show on New Year's Eve at the Joint in Las Vegas. Supernova, which is in the process of searching for a singer via the ...

  20. 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 ...

  21. Supernova Sues Over CBS Series

    August 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Supernova, perhaps best known for contributing the song "Chewbacca" to the cult movie "Clerks," has filed for a preliminary injunction to prevent the use of its name by a new supergroup involved in th An Orange County rock band i ...

  22. Lee, Newsted, Clarke Search For 'Rock Star'

    March 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee, former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted and former Guns N' Roses guitarist Gilby Clarke have formed a new band, Supernova, and will utilize the CBS reality show "Rock Sta Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee, former ...

  23. Friends Mark Anniversary Of Dimebag's Death

    December 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Next Thursday (Dec. 8) will mark a year since the on-stage murder of Pantera/Damageplan guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, who was shot to death by an enraged fan during a Damageplan show in Columbus Next Thursday (Dec. 8) will mark a yea ...

  24. Voivod Guitarist D'Amour Dies

    August 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 Montrea ...

  25. 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 ...

  26. Newsted Keeping Busy With Several Projects

    August 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 Chop ...

  27. Metallica Film Filled With 'Monster' Revelations

    December 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Internal fighting, therapy sessions and tumultuous making of the band's latest album are headed to the big screen in the documentary "Metallica: Some Kind of Monster." An unflinching, warts-and-all lo Internal fighting, therapy sessio ...

  28. Artists Record For 'Little Kids Rock'

    December 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Sausalito, Calif.'s Plant Recording studio recently hosted the likes of former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted, Billy Joel drummer Liberty DeVitto and others for sessions that will benefit the childre Sausalito, Calif.'s Plant Recording st ...

  29. Q&A With Gov't Mule's Warren Haynes

    September 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Three years after the August 2000 death of founding member Allen Woody, Gov't Mule marks the end of an era -- and the start of a new one -- with the Oct. 7 release of "The Deepest End." The two-CD/DVD Three years after the August 2000 ...

  30. Gov't Mule Plans Road 'Rebirth'

    July 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Roots rock act Gov't Mule, led by occasional Allman Bros. guitarist Warren Haynes, will hit the road this fall on its Rebirth of the Mule tour. With former Black Crowes lead singer Chris Robinson's ba Roots rock act Gov't Mule, led by ...

  31. Metallica Rages With Chart-Topping 'Anger'

    June 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Metallica's "St. Anger" explodes out of the gate, debuting at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 this week. The Elektra album sold nearly 418,000 copies in the U.S. since its release last Thursday, according Metallica's "St. Anger&q ...

  32. Hot Product

    June 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Metallica 'Anger' Management Veteran metal act Metallica moved the release of its new Elektra album, "St. Anger," up to last Thursday from its scheduled June 10 arrival. According to the label, the move was made "to ensure t ...

  33. Newsted Makes Peace With Metallica Past

    May 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 a ...

  34. Metallica Debuts New Song, Bassist At MTV Tribute

    May 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Playing in public for the first time with new bassist Rob Trujillo, Metallica ran through a fast and furious medley of songs at the "mtvICON" tribute concert for the veteran metal act Saturday in Los Playing in public for the first time wi ...

  35. Metallica Plans 'Secret' SF Club Shows

    April 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Metallica has scheduled four free concerts at the Fillmore in its San Francisco home town next month, the band announced on its fan club Web site. The shows will take place May 18, 19, 21, and 22. Fan Metallica has scheduled four free concerts at th ...

  36. Newsted Energized For Ozzfest Double Duty

    April 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 necessaril ...

  37. New Metallica Album To Include Bonus DVD

    March 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Metallica's upcoming album, "St. Anger," will be bundled with a bonus DVD featuring live versions of each of the set's 11 tracks. The DVD component for the album, due June 10 from Elektra, will featur Metallica's upcoming al ...

  38. Newsted Confirmed For Osbourne's Band

    March 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 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 M ...

  39. MTV Taps Metallica As Next 'Icon'

    March 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Metallica will follow in the footsteps of Janet Jackson and Aerosmith as honorees of MTV's performance tribute show mtvICON, with the third annual event set to premiere May 6. The show will tape befor Metallica will follow in the footsteps of J ...

  40. Newsted To Play In Ozzy's Band?

    March 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 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 ...

  41. Metallica Signs Up Bassist Rob Trujillo

    February 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 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 Tendenci ...

  42. Metallica To Hit European Festival Circuit

    January 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Metallica will hit the road in Europe in the late spring and summer. The veteran California-based band has six stops lined up in June, beginning with an appearance at the Rock Im Park festival June 6 Metallica will hit the road in Europe in the late ...

  43. Metallica Trudging Ahead With New Album

    October 31, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Drummer Lars Ulrich took to the chatroom on Metallica's official Web site earlier this week to update fans on the status of the group's next studio album. "For the first time ever," Ulrich said Metall Drummer Lars Ulrich took to ...

  44. Newsted Joins Voivod, Produces New Album

    October 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 ...

  45. Metallica's Hetfield Donates Parkland

    August 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 James Hetfield is officially a benefactor of the Marin County, Calif., park system, as county supervisors have agreed to accept a 438.5-acre easement from the Metallica singer/guitarist. James Hetfield is officially a benefactor of the Marin County, ...

  46. Metallica Invites Fans Into The Studio

    July 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Metallica has teamed with the T.J. Martell Foundation to offer fans a day in the studio with the metal icons. Metallica has teamed with the T.J. Martell Foundation to offer fans a day in the studio with the metal icons. The prize is up for bid via o ...

  47. Jason Newsted Sued Over Band Name

    June 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Unsigned Dallas-based rock band Echo Drain has filed an eight-count trademark-infringement lawsuit against former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted, his new group, and his record label, Chophouse Record Unsigned Dallas-based rock band Echo Drain has f ...

  48. Metallica Members Go For A Spin

    June 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 During a break from recording its next Elektra studio album, Metallica members James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, and Kirk Hammett last night (June 4) teamed up with longtime producer Bob Rock to play an un During a break from recording its next Elektra s ...

  49. Newsted, Freed Sign On For Gov't Mule Dates

    April 03, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted and former Black Crowes guitarist Audley Freed will join Gov't Mule for a string of upcoming shows. Former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted and former Black Crowes guitarist Audley Freed will join Gov' ...

  50. Newsted Returns With Echobrain On His Chophouse Imprint

    March 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Aspiring teenage drummer attends a Super Bowl party thrown by a friend of a friend. Also in attendance is the bass player of Metallica, Jason Newsted. At halftime, the teen jumps on a drum set, gets f Aspiring teenage drummer attends a Super Bowl pa ...

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