On Air Now

Listen

Listen Live Now » 106.1 FM Lansing, Michigan

Weather

Current Conditions(Holt,MI 48842)

More Weather »
45° Feels Like: 42°
Wind: W 6 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0”
Current Radar for Zip

Today

Rain 59°

Tonight

Mostly Clear 39°

Tomorrow

Mostly Sunny 58°

Alerts

Jason Newsted Would Rejoin Metallica for a “Squillion Dollars”

Image courtesy of Photo by Tim Mosenfelder/WireImage (via ABC News Radio)
Image courtesy of Photo by Tim Mosenfelder/WireImage (via ABC News Radio)

It’s been eleven years since Jason Newsted left Metallica , and he says he would go back on tour with the band for a” squillion dollars.”

The bassist tells Swedish music blog Metal Shrine he'd consider it, "If they were 'brofessional' about it and if they came as my brothers and they were professional with the meeting and they're sitting there and looking me in the eye and the managers aren't around."  And of course there's the money.  He adds, "It would have to be these 30 shows in these 45 days for this squillion dollars. But it has to be that.''

Newsted was a member of Metallica for fifteen years, and despite quitting in 2001, he bears no bitterness toward the group. “'I love those guys and I always will and I will defend them to the end of time," he says.

Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio

Comments