After a hiatus of almost ten years, Jason Newsted, the former bassist of the legendary band Metallica, made a triumphant return to the stage with his project, appropriately named NEWSTED. The highly anticipated performance took place last night, on Saturday, May 20, at Revolution Live in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
During the show, Newsted showcased his exceptional skills as both a bassist and vocalist, captivating the audience with his electrifying stage presence. Joining him were the original members of NEWSTED, Jesus Mendez Jr. (known as UNDERLORD) on drums and Jessie Farnsworth (also known as UNDERLORD) on guitar. Adding a fresh dynamic to the lineup was the new guitarist, Humberto Perez.
The concert marked a significant moment for fans of Jason Newsted and his music, as it was the first time in nearly a decade that they had the opportunity to witness a NEWSTED performance. The anticipation leading up to the event was palpable, and the crowd’s excitement was evident as they eagerly awaited the band’s appearance on stage.
Here’s the setlist:
01. Heart Of Stone
02. Black Sheep
03. …As The Crow Flies
04. Creeping Death (METALLICA cover) (partial)
06. Whiplash (METALLICA cover)
07. My Friend Of Misery (METALLICA cover) (intro)
11. Life’s A Dream
12. Iron Fish
13. Heroic Dose
14. I Just Want To Have Something
16. Love Me Like A Reptile (MOTÖRHEAD cover)
17. (We Are) The Road Crew (MOTÖRHEAD cover)