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Jason Newstead Explains Why He Really Left Metallica, Hilarious Snow Shoveling Prank + More – Top Stories of the Week

Another week has flashed by with tons of great stories filling up our website. But, if you were out of the loop, you might have missed the one where former Metallica bassist, Jason Newsted, revealed the reason why he left the band, or maybe the hilarious snow shoveling prank, and more. Here are is a recap of our top stories for the week of January 6-12.




They say the shortest distance between two points is a straight line, which makes this video all the more ridiculous.

In this clip, snow is cleared, but not in a way that is convenient for people trying to get into the nearby building.


Mike Morgan
DW Hanson Photography


Mike “Mookie” Morgan lost his heroic battle with esophageal cancer Monday morning and this amazing community have already come together to help raise funds for final expenses.




This probably isn’t what you think of when you hear about a catfight.

A woman who kicked a stray cat with snow quickly got her comeuppance when the animal turned the tables by jumping on her and attacking her.




Watch a reenactment of a fatal crash caused by two factors – someone pulling out in front of someone else, and speeding. The video has a huge twist, making it one of the most powerful videos you’ll ever see.


Jason Newsted - New York City
Chuck Armstrong, Loudwire


Thirteen years after Jason Newsted left Metallica, the bassist is finally telling the story of why he left the band. For every Metallica fan, this is absolutely a must-see interview


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