Jason Newsted

1963 - Today

Jason Newsted

Jason Curtis Newsted (born March 4, 1963) is an American heavy metal musician, known for being the bassist of American heavy metal band Metallica from October 1986 until January 2001. Before Metallica, he was a member of Flotsam and Jetsam. After Metallica, he has been involved with Echobrain, Ozzy Osbourne, Voivod, and led the band Newsted from 2012 to 2014. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jason Newsted has received more than 2,845,718 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 433rd most popular musician.

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  • 2.8M

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  • 54.29

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 37

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.23

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.30

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Jason Newsted ranks 433 out of 2,258Before him are Rudolf Serkin, Jacques Dutronc, Philly Joe Jones, Flea, Lee "Scratch" Perry, and Jørgen Ingmann. After him are Grace Slick, Bud Powell, Al Di Meola, Elmore James, Krystian Zimerman, and Eddie Van Halen.

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Among people born in 1963, Jason Newsted ranks 55Before him are Elisabeth Shue, Steven Soderbergh, Mike Powell, Josep Maria Bartomeu, Roberto Donadoni, and Gaspar Noé. After him are Eddie the Eagle, Kevin Mitnick, Mikael Persbrandt, Anne-Sophie Mutter, Park Chan-wook, and David Thewlis.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jason Newsted ranks 2,224 out of 12,171Before him are Craig Venter (1946), Rubin Carter (1937), Jessica Biel (1982), Michael Dudikoff (1954), Mark Margolis (1939), and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex (1981). After him are Benjamin Lee Whorf (1897), Kim Peek (1951), Morton Feldman (1926), Grace Slick (1939), Walter Chrysler (1875), and Robert Forster (1941).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Jason Newsted ranks 134Before him are Lionel Hampton (1908), John Densmore (1944), Freddie King (1934), Maurice White (1941), Eddie Vedder (1964), and Philly Joe Jones (1923). After him are Grace Slick (1939), Bud Powell (1924), Al Di Meola (1954), Van Cliburn (1934), John Frusciante (1970), and Jelly Roll Morton (1890).