NEWSTED To Release Heavy Metal Music Album In August; 'Heroic Dose' Track Streaming

June 4, 2013, 5 years ago

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NEWSTED, featuring former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted, will release their debut full-length album and follow-up to the Metal EP, Heavy Metal Music, on August 6th. The album artwork has been revealed:

The band are now streaming the album track, 'Heroic Dose'.

Speaking recently with Billboard's Gary Graff, Jason commented on the upcoming album, stating: "The EP was always intended to be the primer, a sampler of what was to come on the LP. It's all metal all the time. It's not all fast, but it is all heavy."

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On May 31st, Newsted performed at the Sonisphere Festival in Madrid, Spain at Auditorio Miguel Ríos. Fan-filmed live footage from the show is available below:

Newsted is currently on a European tour, confirmed dates include:


5 - Impact Festival - Warsaw, Poland
7 - Sweden Rock Festival - Solvesborg, Sweden
8 - Rock Im Park Clubstage - Nuremberg, Germany
9 - Rock Am Ring Clubstage - Nurburgring, Germany - SOLD OUT
10 - Trix - Antwerp, Belgium (with MASTODON)
12 - 100 Club - London, England
15 - Copenhell - Copenhagen, Denmark
16 - Download Festival - Nottingham, United Kingdom
19 - Alcatraz - Milan, Italy (with SLAYER)
21 - Seerock Festival - Graz, Austria
23 - Hellfest - Clisson, France
25 - Belgrade Arena - Belgrade, Serbia (with SLAYER)
26 - Hegyalja Feztival - Tokaj, Hungary
27 - With Full Force Festival - Leipzig, Germany
29 - Rock The Beach - Helsinki, Finland
30 - Graspop Metal Meeting - Dessel, Belgium

Newsted's video for 'Soldierhead' from the Metal EP can be seen below:

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