Former Metallica bassist and Newsted frontman Jason Newsted is getting again into making heavy steel. Throughout a Q&A session with Gator 98.7 FM’s Gator Storage, Newsted reveals he simply wrapped up the primary Chophouse Band file since their formation over 30 years in the past, and is popping his eye as soon as again to the world of headbanging.
Newsted mentioned he is been auditioning guitarists for the undertaking, and already has a drummer greater than able to enjoying some quick double bass.
“Really, I spent six months of final yr placing collectively The Chophouse Band Quantity 1. The Chophouse Band has been collectively [and] making music since 1992. So it was our first album after 30 years. I spent numerous time on that. After which, as soon as I acquired that underneath my belt, I am sort of stepping again into the heavy now.
“So the final couple of weeks I have been auditioning guitar gamers for a heavy undertaking. I am again on bass and singing with a steel drummer — double bass, ; getting’ loud once more. So I’ve acquired a few irons within the hearth. I am placing two new initiatives collectively proper now — however loud.”
Newsted has beforehand talked about that regardless of their performances being largely acoustic, the brand new Chophouse Band file will definitely be an all-out rock file.
As for the steel band, who is aware of who’ll be in that. Possibly Newsted and his former Metallica bandmate Lars Ulrich have really made amends and have a brand new band collectively? In all probability not given Metallica‘s insane upcoming schedule with their new file, however hey – stranger issues have occurred, and Newsted has made it clear that he’d be down for it.
That is additionally nice information for anybody who’s ever heard Jason‘s shortlived undertaking Newsted within the early 2010s. Regardless of solely having one file earlier than calling it quits, Newsted put out some certifiable steel bangers that also maintain up very nicely over a decade later.
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