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Ever wondered how Jason Newsted got to join the biggest band in metal?

Want to know how you can improve your chances of joining a new band?

Wonder no more! Have a watch of the video above in which Jason recalls his Metallica audition in 1986 (and how it might help you). It’s actually pretty simple…find out what the band plays in an average set and learn to play those songs!

Original video posted by That Metal Show on VH1

Header Photo Credit: Achim Raschka