JASON NEWSTED Interviewed By Kerrang! At Download Festival 2013; Video Available

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Posted on Monday, June 17, 2013 at 01:22:55 EST

This past weekend (June 14th - 16th) NEWSTED - featuring former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted - performed at the Download Festival at Donington Park in Leicestershire, England. Jason met up with Kerrang! for an interview, which can be viewed below:

On June 1st, Newsted played their second-ever European show at Sonisphere in Barcelona, Spain. Frontline HD video of the complete set, which includes a cover of Metallica's 'Whiplash', can be seen below:

Remaining dates on Newsted's European tour include:

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 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'.