Jason Newsted

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Jason Curtis Newsted (born March 4, 1963) is an American musician who was the bassist of American heavy metal band Metallica from 1986 to 2001. Beginning his career with thrash metal band Flotsam and Jetsam from 1981 to 1986, he successfully auditioned with Metallica following the death of Cliff Burton. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jason Newsted has received more than 3,473,182 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Jason Newsted is the 443rd most popular musician (down from 431st in 2019), the 2,348th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,224th in 2019) and the 136th most popular American Musician.

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  • 39

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  • 6.35

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  • 3.49

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Among musicians, Jason Newsted ranks 443 out of 2,675Before him are Peter Schreier, Tansen, Dee Dee Ramone, Grigory Sokolov, Flea, and Randy Rhoads. After him are Bronisław Huberman, Jermaine Jackson, Leonardo De Lorenzo, Van Cliburn, Steve Hackett, and Armin van Buuren.

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Among people born in 1963, Jason Newsted ranks 63Before him are Satoshi Kon, Pierre Nkurunziza, Gaspar Noé, Joey Tempest, Giuseppe Bergomi, and Eric McCormack. After him are Jennifer Beals, Letsie III of Lesotho, Empress Masako, Park Chan-wook, Seal, and Jason Isaacs.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jason Newsted ranks 2,348 out of 15,968Before him are Frankie Valli (1934), J. P. Guilford (1897), James Whitmore (1921), Randy Rhoads (1956), Anne Ramsey (1929), and Paris Hilton (1981). After him are Dorothy Parker (1893), Barbara W. Tuchman (1912), Jane Darwell (1879), Jessica Chastain (1977), Madalyn Murray O'Hair (1919), and Betsy Ross (1752).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Jason Newsted ranks 136Before him are Freddie King (1934), Joe Pass (1929), Grace Slick (1939), Gerry Mulligan (1927), Dee Dee Ramone (1951), and Randy Rhoads (1956). After him are Jermaine Jackson (1954), Van Cliburn (1934), Murray Perahia (1947), Jimmy Cobb (1929), Bruno Mars (1985), and Ben Webster (1909).

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