Heavy Metal Music (album)

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Heavy Metal Music
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Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 6, 2013
RecordedMarch−April 2013
Genre Heavy metal
Label Chophouse Records
Producer Jason Newsted
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Heavy Metal Music
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Metacritic 72/100 [1]
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Exclaim! 8/10 [5]
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Rock Sound 5/10 [8]
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Heavy Metal Music is the only studio album from heavy metal band Newsted. [10] The album was released on August 6, 2013. [10] It is the first Newsted release to feature guitarist Mike Mushok who joined the band following their debut release EP, Metal (2013). [10] The album is the band's only full-length release, since bassist Jason Newsted "shut down" the project in early 2014. [11]



The band finished pre-production of the album in March 2013, [12] and finished recording sessions in April. [13] The album title, track listing and artwork were unveiled on June 4, 2013, along with the album's first track, "Heroic Dose". [10] The album features two songs, "Soldierhead" and "King of the Underdogs", from their debut EP, Metal . [10] On July 18, 2013, Newsted premiered a second track, "Ampossible". [14] On July 25, 2013, Newsted released an official lyric video for the song "Above All". [15]

Track listing

All songs written by Jason Newsted [16]

1."Heroic Dose"5:24
3."...As the Crow Flies"5:58
5."Long Time Dead"4:32
6."Above All"4:35
7."King of the Underdogs"5:57
9."Twisted Tail of the Comet"5:14
Total length:57:03



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