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
Length57:03
Label Chophouse Records
Producer Jason Newsted
Newsted chronology
Metal
(2013)
Heavy Metal Music
(2013)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
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Metacritic 72/100 [1]
Review scores
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About.com Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svg [2]
AllMusic Star full.svgStar full.svgStar half.svgStar empty.svgStar empty.svg [3]
Consequence of Sound Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar half.svgStar empty.svg [4]
Exclaim! 8/10 [5]
The Guardian Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svg [6]
Loudwire Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svg [7]
Rock Sound 5/10 [8]
The Skinny Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svg [9]

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]

Contents

Background

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]

No.TitleLength
1."Heroic Dose"5:24
2."Soldierhead"4:16
3."...As the Crow Flies"5:58
4."Ampossible"4:00
5."Long Time Dead"4:32
6."Above All"4:35
7."King of the Underdogs"5:57
8."Nocturnus"6:13
9."Twisted Tail of the Comet"5:14
10."Kindevillusion"5:20
11."Futureality"5:25
Total length:57:03

Personnel

Newsted

References

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  2. Lyons, Todd. "Newsted - Heavy Metal Music Review". About.com . Retrieved August 4, 2013.
  3. Heaney, Gregory. "Heavy Metal Music - Newsted". Allmusic . Retrieved August 6, 2013.
  4. Hadusek, John (August 6, 2013). "Album Review: Newsted - Heavy Metal Music". Consequence of Sound . Retrieved August 5, 2013.
  5. Pratt, Greg (August 13, 2013). "Newstead - Heavy Metal Music". Exclaim! . Retrieved August 28, 2013.
  6. Lawson, Dom (August 1, 2013). "Newsted: Heavy Metal Music – review". The Guardian . Retrieved August 4, 2013.
  7. Bowar, Chad (August 6, 2013). "Newsted, 'Heavy Metal Music'". Loudwire . Retrieved August 28, 2013.
  8. O'Connor, Sarah (July 27, 2013). "Newsted - Heavy Metal Music". Rock Sound . Freeway Press Inc. Retrieved July 29, 2013.
  9. Kaill, Gary (July 24, 2013). "Newsted – Heavy Metal Music". The Skinny . Radge Media. Retrieved July 26, 2013.
  10. 1 2 3 4 5 Hartmann, Graham (June 4, 2013). "Newsted Unveil Debut Album Title + Track List, Unleash New Song 'Heroic Dose'". Loudwire . Retrieved June 5, 2013.
  11. "JASON NEWSTED Has No Immediate Plans To Revive NEWSTED Band, Says MIKE MUSHOK". 23 December 2014.
  12. Hartmann, Graham (March 19, 2013). "Jason Newsted Welcomes Mike Mushok of Stained Into Band, Offers Album Update". Loudwire . Retrieved June 5, 2013.
  13. Childers, Chad (April 9, 2013). "Newsted Completes New Album Recording". Loudwire . Retrieved June 5, 2013.
  14. Blistein, Jon (July 18, 2013). "Newsted Channels Sixties Spies on 'Ampossible' - Song Premiere". Rolling Stone . Retrieved July 21, 2013.
  15. Bowar, Chad (July 25, 2013). "Newsted Unveil 'Above All'". Loudwire . Retrieved July 26, 2013.
  16. ASCAP. "NEWSTED JASON C". ASCAP Repertory. Retrieved 10 April 2018.
  17. "Record sleeve image". Jpc.de. Retrieved 2013-11-20.
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