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04/03/1963 Metallica bass guitarist Jason Newsted is born

Jason Curtis Newsted is an American metal musician, known for being the 3rd recording bass guitarist with the band Metallica from 1986 until his departure in 2001, as well as being a part of Voivod and Flotsam and Jetsam. After leaving Metallica he continued with his project Echobrain, played with Ozzy Osbourne and joined heavy metal band Voivod.


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