Ex-METALLICA Bassist JASON NEWSTED Explains Why He Had To Step Away From Music Scene
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Former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted was interviewed on the August 29 edition of the SiriusXM satellite radio show "Eddie Trunk Live". A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On his decision to shut down the NEWSTED band in early 2014 and go silent for more than two years: Jason: "All that time was incredible. All through that time, pretty much from fall of 2012 all the way through making the record, getting Mike Mushok in the band with Jesus and Jessie and making all that music and taking it...

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MESHUGGAH Is ‘Not Going To Change And Start Doing Clean Vocals,’ Says Drummer TOMAS HAAKE
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Metal Wani editor in chief Owais "Vitek" Nabi recently conducted an interview with MESHUGGAH drummer Tomas Haake. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the concept behind MESHUGGAH's new album "The Violent Sleep Of Reason": Tomas: "Lyrically, the meaning is basically when you're asleep and you don't act or react to what's going on around you, it has very violent implications and effects. That's the idea behind the title. A lot of the lyrics are about current events and what's been going on in the Middle East and...

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DEF LEPPARD guitarist Phil Collen gave a frank state of the music union to The Washington Times, explaining that the old music business is nothing like the one bands are facing now. Collen offered up a bit of advice to young musicians coming up now, saying: "Don't do this if you're just fame or money because it very rarely happens. The reward should be the artistic expression. Their motivation for doing it is usually narcissistic. It's usually 'I want to be on YouTube; please recognize me.' As opposed to when we started. A lot of other...

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DEF LEPPARD guitarist Phil Collen gave a frank state of the music union to The Washington Times, explaining that the old music business is nothing like the one bands are facing now. Collen offered up a bit of advice to young musicians coming up now, saying: "Don't do this if you're just fame or money because it very rarely happens. The reward should be the artistic expression. Their motivation for doing it is usually narcissistic. It's usually 'I want to be on YouTube; please recognize me.' As opposed to when we started. A lot of other...

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According to The Pulse Of Radio, Rob Zombie and Saban Films have released a new trailer for Zombie's latest horror movie, "31". The trailer comes in advance of the Fathom Events premiere of the film on Thursday night (September 1), which will take place in selected theaters around the country and also feature a question-and-answer session with Zombie, a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the film and the world premieres of two new Zombie videos for his songs "Gore Whore" and "Get Your Boots On". While Saban picked up the finished movie,...

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