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Jason Newsted

Jason Newsted was born on March 4, 1963 in Battle Creek, Michigan, USA as Jason Curtis Newsted. He has been married to Nicole Leigh Smith since October 2012. He was previously married to Judy Newsted. See full bio »
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 2014 Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (performer: "Soldierhead" - as Newsted) / (writer: "Soldierhead")
 2004 Metallica: Some Kind of Monster (Documentary) (writer: "Tommy Boy", "Highway 44", "Keep Me Alive")
 1988 The Prince of Pennsylvania (writer: "Hammerhead")
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Bassist and additional vocals for the band "Metallica" See more »

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5' 9" (1.75 m)

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When I came into Metallica, I had to do justice to Cliff's work, but I also had to put my own signature on it. No one could be Cliff Burton; Cliff Burton was the Jimi Hendrix of bass. I had to practice, practice, practice to get anywhere close to where he was. See more »


On March 17, 2003, he was showcased as the newest member of Ozzy Osbourne's band. However, he remains with the legendary metal act Voivod and appeared on their self-titled 2003 album as well as their latest album due out in 2005. His relationship as friend and part time collaborator goes back almost 20 years and he has contributed to their music before, notably on the song "M-Body" for the album ... See more »


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