Former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted recently revealed that he was fronting a new band in his own name. Now, he has checked in to let fans know that things are moving along quickly and that they are close to finishing a new record.
Newsted reveals: “I am very happy in my life now! I have a new band that bears my own name. We’re just finishing our first record. I’m feeling strong again playing bass and singing lead vocals and you all will be hearing it in one month’s time! New year, new band, new life! Bless you all and I can’t wait to share my music with everyone! I’m entrusting all of my friends to get the word out! Jason’s back!”
He added: “I’m getting fired up about starting the recording of our new songs! Making final choices of weapons to capture the Music… got some killer loud amp set-ups planned, were gonna just go in & CRUSH IT! 1 week of genuine, bare bones, old school Metal! We will be announcing release date this week! Stay tuned.”