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Jason Newsted Covers METALLICA Songs At Recent Live Gig

Posted by on April 22, 2013 at 1:33 pm Follow on Twitter | Follow on Instagram

I'm not sure how I feel about this. At a recent live gig with his new solo band, Newsted, Jason Newsted decided to whip out some classics, as in some Metallica songs. The former Metallica bassist and his backing band performed "Whiplash," "Creeping Death," and “My Friend Of Misery.” Overall, it looks like everybody is having a good time, and I guess that's what's important. Here is video: 

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How do you feel about Jason covering his former band? Clearly, he holds no ill will towards the band, even saying he'd step back into the bass position should the band need a fill-in for Trujillo but should he be rehashing his past?

You can see the Newsted solo band on the following dates:

04/23 San Jose, CA – San Jose Rock Shop
04/24 Fresno, CA – The Starline
04/26 Sparks, NV – The Alley
04/27 Sacramento, CA – Ace of Spades
05/01 Los Angeles, CA – The Roxy
05/03 Las Vegas, NV – Vinyl
05/40 Mesa, AZ – Quail Run Park (‘KUPD Ufiesta‘)
05/15 Battle Creek, MI – Planet Rock
05/17 Pontiac, MI – The Crofoot
05/18 Chicago, IL – Bottom Lounge
05/21 New York, NY – Highline Ballroom
05/22 Cambridge, MA – The Middle East Downstairs
05/23 Asbury Park, NJ – The Stone Pony

[via ThePRP]

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