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What genre is Jason Newsted?

  • Speed metal
    Speed metal

    Speed metal, the sub-genre of heavy metal music originating in the early 1980s that, the direct musical progenitor of thrash metal

  • stoner rock
    stoner rock

    Stoner rock and stoner metal, interchangeable terms describing sub-genres of rock and heavy metal music

  • Heavy Metal
    Heavy Metal

    Heavy Metal (thick, heavy, guitar-and-drums-centered music, characterized by highly amplified distortion and fast guitar solos)

  • Progressive Metal
    Progressive Metal

    Progressive metal, the sub-genre of heavy metal music which blends the powerful, guitar-driven sound of metal with the complex compositional structures, odd time signatures, and intricate instrumental playing of progressive rock

  • Alternative rock
    Alternative rock

    Alternative rock (also called alternative music or simply alternative; known primarily in the UK as indie), the genre of rock music that emerged in the 1980s and became widely popular in the 1990s

  • Cock rock
    Cock rock

    Glam metal, the term used to describe the visual style, fashion or sound of certain heavy metal music bands that arose in the late 1970s and early 1980s in the United States, particularly on the Los Angeles Sunset Strip music scene

  • hard rock
    hard rock

    Hard rock (also referred to as heavy rock), the variation of rock music which has its earliest roots in mid-1960s garage and psychedelic rock

  • Thrash metal, the subgenre of heavy metal that is characterized by its fast tempo and aggression

  • Rock music, the genre of popular music that entered the mainstream in the 1960s

  • Alternative metal, the eclectic form of heavy metal music that gained popularity in the early 1990s alongside grunge

  • Punk rock, the anti-establishment rock music genre and movement that emerged in the mid-1970s

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