Jason Newsted, American bassist for Platinum selling artist Metallica. Made part of other notable bands Voivod, Flotsam and Jetsam and Ozzy Osbourne.Jason Newsted video shoot

In this interview…

  • Jason Newsted talks about how great it is to be online now.
  • How the Facebook page grew very quickly since joining it.
  • The idea behind naming the band with his own name.
  • When you look at the name Newsted you get Metal.
  • We discuss the band’s logo and where it came from also it’s design.
  • Jason still having tons of energy, enthusiasm and becoming the song and the music.
  • It’s been 12 years since Newsted left Metallica.
  • Showcasing the latest Newsted album on ITunes.
  • Jason talks about the members of the band. Jesus Mendez Jr. on Drums, Jessie Farnsworth on Guitar.
  • Newsted foresees a 2013 summer tour.
  • We discuss where the album was recorded and the details into recording it.
  • We talk about mixing the album with Anthony Focx.
  • What type of amplifiers, guitars and basses were used.
  • The same bass rig used in Voivod and Metallica was used of on the Metal album.
  • Jason goes into details about the custom bass equipment used.
  • How shooting the latest promo video for Soldierhead came out.
  • How the world of IPad and Garageband has changed with guitar tones.
  • Jason Newsted’s poems and lyrics and how long he has been writing.
  • Where does Newsted see the evolution of popular music for the future.
  • The future of sub genres of music explained by Jason.
  • The secrets behind recording Metallica‘s Garage Days Re-Revisited in 1987.
  • Playing Cliff Burton’s bass and rig for the Garage Days session.
  • He remembers the early days of joining Metallica.
  • Being treated well in Metallica and being a big Cliff Burton fan before joining the band.
  • Seeing Cliff play live with Metallica live. Burton Being his hero.



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