Video: Watch Jason Newsted's Papa Wheelie Cover Motorhead, Van Halen

A film crew was on hand at Papa Wheelie's recent show in Walnut Creek, California to record the concert for a possible future release. You can check out footage of the band -- comprised of former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted on guitar/vocals, Steven Wiig on drums and Joe Ledesma on bass -- covering Van Halen's "D.O.A." and Motorhead's "We Are the Road Crew" below.

Newsted and his bandmates made a recent appearance on San Francisco's 107.7 The Bone to chat about a number of topics, including Metallica. You can watch the full interview here.

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Josh Hart

Josh Hart is a former web producer and staff writer for Guitar World and Guitar Aficionado magazines (2010–2012). He has since pursued writing fiction under various pseudonyms while exploring the technical underpinnings of journalism, now serving as a senior software engineer for The Seattle Times.