Jason Newsted Comments On Newsted’s Cancelled February/March Shows


Jason Newsted himself has now officially confirmed the cancellation of his band Newsted‘s scheduled appearances for February/March. The following statement was offered on the matter:

NEWSTED METALHEADS- Due to private and personal circumstances, we sincerely regret to inform you that The NEWSTED Band is unable to perform in February & March as scheduled…Our deepest apologies for any inconvenience to you.

We are all gutted by this turn of events. Our hope is that we will have another opportunity to share our Heavy Music with you all again sometime in the near future. I’m sorry, Sisters & Brothers, We were really looking forward to these shows too… L I S T E N T O M E T A L J”

The cancellation follows a series of events that began with the band being kicked off a series of Australian shows, allegedly by the Megadeth camp.

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