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What does JN stand for?

JN stands for Jason Newsted (bass for band Metallica)


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The two, who were in Black Sabbath together between 1982-84, have recruited Iron Maiden drummer Nicko McBrain, former Deep Purple keyboardist Jon Lord and bass player Jason Newsted from Metallica for the WhoCares project.
The "Right to Rock" Auction will include approximately 30 Fender Stratocaster guitars painted or otherwise decorated into one-of-a-kind pieces of rock 'n' roll memorabilia by: Gene Simmons, Stan Lee, Stephen Colbert, Kenny Scharf, Slash, Lou Reed, Stanley Mouse, Pixar artists, Jack Johnson, John 5, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, James Hetfield, Ziggy Marley, Michael Franti, David Stoupakis, Jason Newsted, Thomas Fuchs, Rich Jacobs, Travis Louie, Joe Satriani, Karen O of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Shelby Lynne, Rob Burns, Smash Mouth, Juliette Lewis, Miguel Calderon, Adam Lambert, Monte Pittman, John Jenkins.
Through a montage of press interviews, fan days, archival concert footage, and a couple of intertitles, the filmmakers give the Metallica-challenged viewer the basic facts of the band's twenty-year history before flashing back to 2001, where the film's narrative proper begins with a flurry of MTV News--worthy events: Metallica build a no-frills recording studio in a disused barracks in San Francisco's Presidio; Metallica bass player Jason Newsted quits when founding member and vocalist James Hetfield refuses to allow him to moonlight with a new band; and Metallica hire Phil Towle, a "therapist and performance-enhancement coach.