Bassist Jason Newsted's (ex-METALLICA) NEW musical project NEWSTED have completed the recording session for their full-length debut album. NEWSTED's as of yet untitled album will be released around the same time that the band will appear at this year's Download festival this Summer. NEWSTED is scheduled to begin mixing the effort later this week, with more details to be announced soon.
NEWSTED has just announced via Facebook that their concert at the San Jose Rock Shop in San Jose, CA has been cancelled:
"We regret to inform our San Jose fans that due to circumstances beyond our control, the Newsted show at the Rock Shop on April 23rd has been cancelled. Refunds will be available at point of purchase."
Upcoming NEWSTED tour dates in the United States:
Apr. 24: The Starline - Fresno, CA
Apr. 26: The Alley - Sparks, NV
Apr. 27: Ace of Spades - Sacramento, CA
May 01: The Roxy - Los Angeles, CA
May 03: Vinyl - Las Vegas, NV
May 04: KUPD Ufiesta - Mesa, AZ
May 15: Planet Rock - Battle Creek, MI
May 17: The Crofoot - Pontiac, MI
May 18: Bottom Lounge - Chicago, IL
May 21: Highline Ballroom - New York, NY
May 22: The Middle East Downstairs - Cambridge, MA
May 23: The Stone Pony - Asbury Park, NJ
Get the NEW NEWSTED EP here!
Jason Newstead's Official Site