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Jason Newsted Explains New Acoustic Sound

What do you do when you've reached the peak of your profession? If you're former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted, you find a new musical mountain to climb.

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Michael Loccisano, Getty Images

Jason Newsted Involved in New ‘Mostly Acoustic’ Project

Jason Newsted, who left Metallica in 2001 and has been lying low for the past couple years, is reportedly involved in a new "mostly acoustic" project.

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Stephen Lovekin, Getty Images

Jason Newsted Joined Voivod Onstage Last Night

It's been a couple years since former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted has been onstage, or anywhere, really.

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Stephen Lovekin, Getty Images

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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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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