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What Jason Newsted Has Done Since Leaving Metallica

We take a look at the projects former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted has undertaken since 2001.

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Michael Loccisano, Getty Images

15 Years Ago: Jason Newsted Quits Metallica

The bassist left Metallica when James Hetfield had issues with his side project, Echobrain.

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Inside Metallica’s Struggle to Move On With Jason Newsted

Bassist Jason Newsted made his debut with Metallica on Nov. 8, 1986. By 2001, he was gone, citing "private and personal reasons."

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Why Jason Newsted Never Had a Chance in Metallica

Authors of a book about Metallica say the hiring of Jason Newsted could never have worked.

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Top 10 Jason Newsted Metallica Songs

Our list of the Top 10 Jason Newsted Metallica Songs reveals just how much he contributed during his 15 years with the group.

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Jason Newsted Tackles the Burning ‘Pick Vs. Fingers’ Debate

Former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted reveals he was almost caught empty handed at an important show.

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Newsted Cancels More Concert Dates

Not long after departing Megadeth's Sidewave shows, Newsted is cancelling concert dates through March -- including a scheduled appearance at the Soundwave Festival in Australia. Details on just why remain sketchy.

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Megadeth Pulls Out of Soundwave Festival, Demands Apology from Promoter

What should have been a fairly straightforward trip to Australia has unraveled into controversy and social media finger-pointing between Megadeth and the promoter of the Soundwave Festival, with the band's Australian fans caught in the middle.

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Megadeth Denies Kicking Newsted Off Tour

If you've been struggling over who to support in the rumored Megadeth/Jason Newsted feud, take it easy. According to a rep for Megadeth, the rumors surrounding Newsted's recent exit from the Megadeth tour aren't true.

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Metallica Alumni Feud? Megadeth Boots Newsted Off Tour

Given that they are both former members of Metallica, one would think Dave Mustaine and Jason Newsted would get along famously. However, that appears not to be the case, as we learn that Newsted's self-titled band has been thrown off an Australian tour by headliners Megadeth.

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