Metallica is going to be one of those bands you look back on in the year 2008, that people will still listen to the way I still listen to Zeppelin and Sabbath albums.

— Jason Newsted

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I tell you very honestly, 1 billion percent, I have never regretted leaving Metallica.


I still play music for the same reasons as when I first started;

for the energy, the feeling, the interaction with others. Not for the money, ego or greed.


I'm busier than a busy person. People aren't scared to play this raucous, harsh music over radio speakers, so I think it's the perfect time to get in with some real serious, heavy bands.


I ended up gettin' a little Gibson amp and a bass, because of Gene Simmons of Kiss. Myself and three other kids would pretend to be Kiss - I liked Gene the best.


I play the real instruments. I don't waste my time with anything else.


I think that the inventors can do anything they want, and nobody can say anything otherwise.


To look for some kind of insight or meaning in pop songs is not really - well there's plenty of other places where you should probably look first before you start looking for it in a pop song.


I don't play video games.


'I don't want to grow up,' Tom Waits said it.

I live it. I put myself in a position to be a kid as long as I want to. I play loud music and scream for a living.


You can't just put any four people together and it goes 'yaaaaah', y'know?


It all has to do with art - writing, painting, things I've done for a long time but just never had enough time to pursue. I have poetry - things that are designed for songs, but they're always poems first.


All I want you to do is rock. That'll be forever, man.


About Jason Newsted

Quotes 15 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Musician
Birthday October 16

The past is where its supposed to be.


I thought I'd do something nice for the band... I'll hang myself.