Former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted has said he would rejoin the band if he was made an offer he could not refuse.
Newsted left Metallica in 2001 and was replaced by Rob Trujllo. Newsted was himself a replacement, having joined Metallica in 1986 following the death of Cliff Burton. Speaking to Swedish blog Metal Shrine about the possibility of rejoining his former band, Newsted said:
”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.” Adding: “If it was like that again and the money was crazy, then I would consider it. But it would be only for that thing and it would be absolutely delegated. It would have to be these 30 shows in these 45 days for this squillion dollars. But it has to be that.”
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