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Jason Newsted

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Birthday
4, 1963
Birthplace
Battle Creek, MI
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
4, 1963 (age 56)
Birthplace
Battle Creek, MI

About

Bass guitarist and vocalist for the heavy metal band Metallica, the group known for albums like Kill 'Em All.

Before Fame

He loved the edginess of KISS's Gene Simmons and drew upon him for inspiration.

Trivia

He replaced Cliff Burton as the bassist in Metallica.

Family Life

He married Judy Newsted in 1988 and they got divorced that same year.

Associated With

He was bandmates with James Hetfield while with Metallica.