In fact, Newsted shared in an interview that he was playing and Trujillo was sitting.
Not so, according to a Warner Bros. Records spokesman, who said “Jason and Robert will both be playing Metallica’s induction songs.” No word if the two will be on stage at the same time.
Oh yeah, Flea will be on stage too. He’s introducing the band. Maybe if things go terribly wrong, he can fill in.