Newsted, Jason

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Newsted, Jason Gender: M
Jason Curtis Newsted
born on 4 March 1963 at 02:08 (= 02:08 AM )
Place Battle Creek, Michigan, 42n19, 85w11
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 12°59' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 02°47 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 12°39'

Jason Newsted (at Rock am Ring 2013)
photo: Achim Raschka (talk), license gfdl


American metal musician, known for being the third bass guitarist with the band Metallica from October 1986 until his sudden departure in January 2001.

Before Metallica, he was a member of Flotsam and Jetsam. After Metallica, he has been involved with Echobrain, Ozzy Osbourne, Voivod, and led the band Newsted from 2012 to 2014. With Voivod, he used the pseudonym Jasonic, which is also the name of his music publishing company. He is also the founder of the Chophouse Records studio and label based in California.

Newsted lives in Walnut Creek, California. After leaving Metallica, he took up painting as a hobby. He is a proficient artist and has shown art around the United States.

He married longtime girlfriend Nicole Leigh Smith in October 2012.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • associate relationship with Hammett, Kirk (born 18 November 1962). Notes: Co-members of Metallica, 1986-2001
  • associate relationship with Hetfield, James (born 3 August 1963). Notes: Co-members of Metallica, 1986-2001


  • Work : Prize 4 April 2009 (Rock and Roll Hall of Fame)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth notice, "Local Births COMMUNITY HOSPITAL," Battle Creek Enquirer (Michigan), 4 March 1963, p. 8.


  • Family : Relationship : Cohabitation more than 3 yrs (11 years)
  • Family : Relationship : Married late/never (Late, age 49)
  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist (Painter)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Group/ Duo (Metallica, 1986-2001)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Bass guitar)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Song writer
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc. (Heavy metal)
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor
  • Notable : Awards : Hall of Fame (Rock and Roll)