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Jason Newsted

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Jason Curtis Newsted (born March 4, 1963) is an American musician who was the bassist of heavy metal band Metallica from 1986 to 2001. He first performed with thrash metal band Flotsam and Jetsam from 1981 to 1986 before joining Metallica to succeed the deceased Cliff Burton. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jason Newsted has received more than 4,567,500 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia. Jason Newsted is the 467th most popular musician (down from 443rd in 2019), the 2,531st most popular biography from United States (down from 2,347th in 2019) and the 141st most popular American Musician.

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  • 39

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  • 5.91

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  • 3.56

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Jason Newsted ranks 467 out of 2,662Before him are Maxim Shostakovich, Rudolf Serkin, Eugene Ormandy, Captain Beefheart, Robert Miles, and Chucho Valdés. After him are Bert Kaempfert, Anne-Sophie Mutter, Bronisław Huberman, Ian McDonald, Salvatore Accardo, and Dee Dee Ramone.

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Among people born in 1963, Jason Newsted ranks 74Before him are Stanislav Cherchesov, Gosho Aoyama, Paul Belmondo, Luis Arce, William Baldwin, and Rob Schneider. After him are Anne-Sophie Mutter, Vladimir Petković, Junji Ito, Roberto Donadoni, David Yates, and Hakeem Olajuwon.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jason Newsted ranks 2,531 out of 18,182Before him are Gordon Cooper (1927), Ronald Inglehart (1934), Kelly Bishop (1944), Ariana Grande (1993), Tony Robbins (1960), and Edwin H. Land (1909). After him are Jerry Fodor (1935), Lizzie Borden (1860), Katie Holmes (1978), Beverly D'Angelo (1951), George William Hill (1838), and Martin Chalfie (1947).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Jason Newsted ranks 141Before him are Richie Sambora (1959), Billy Ray Cyrus (1961), King Oliver (1881), Dennis Wilson (1944), Philly Joe Jones (1923), and Captain Beefheart (1941). After him are Dee Dee Ramone (1951), Tommy Bolin (1951), Pat Metheny (1954), Coleman Hawkins (1904), Clifford Brown (1930), and Tito Puente (1923).

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