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Cliff Burton Day! Watch 4 hour celebration of the life of the late Metallica bassist

Posted by on February 11, 2022

  This past Thursday (10th). would have been Cliff Burton’s 60th birthday. Had he lived, who knows what heights he would have achieved. Who knows what direction Metallica would have taken. So many possibilities disappeared that day in Sweden when the bus transporting a band that would shape the world of heavy music, went off […]

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Cliff Burton day honors the life of former Metallica bassist on what would have been his 60th birthday

Posted by on February 9, 2022

  The life of former Metallica bassist, the late Cliff Burton, will be honored on “Cliff Burton Day.” On February 10th, his 60th birthday had he lived, there will be a special live stream event to honor the fallen musician. The livestream is scheduled for that day at 7 p.m. PST. The event will be […]

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ReAction Figure of Cliff Burton from Super7 arrives next week

Posted by on February 4, 2022

  Super7 will release a “ReAction” figure of the late Metallica bassist, Cliff Burton. The figure is set to be released on Thursday, February 10th. Burton played on Metallica’s first three studio albums, 1983’s Kill ‘Em All, 1984’s Ride The Lightning and the 1986 Master Of Puppets which contains Burton’s famous “Orion.” The late bassist […]

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Life of late Metallica bassist Cliff Burton to be celebrated with ‘Cliff Burton Day’ Livestream

Posted by on February 9, 2021

  February 10th would have been the late Metallica bassist Cliff Burton’s 59th birthday. Tomorrow, there will be a special celebration known as Cliff Burton Day, which will take place via a livestream event on Twitch at 7PM PST, which is MC’d by Nicholas Gomez. Special guests will include Fred Cotton, James McDaniel, John Marshall, […]

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Metallica, Dave Mustaine, Faith No More, etc. pay tribute to Ray Burton

Posted by on January 20, 2020

Metallica have paid tribute to Ray Burton, the father of late bassist Cliff Burton, who passed away on Wednesday (15th).  The heartfelt message started out as a full statement from the band expressing how his “beaming face would regularly greet” them: “It is with incredible sorrow that we said farewell to Cliff’s dad Ray Burton […]

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Ray Burton, father of the late Metallica bassist, Cliff Burton, has died

Posted by on January 19, 2020

We are deeply saddened to report, Ray Burton, the father of the late Metallica bassist Cliff Burton, has passed away. Burton’s death was confirmed by his daughter/Cliff’s sister, Connie, who shared the news via social media, revealing he died on Wednesday. “To let you all know that my Dad died last Wednesday. Rest in peace, […]

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32 Years later, Metallica continues to remember Cliff Burton

Posted by on September 27, 2018

Today marks thirty two years since the late Metallica bassist Cliff Burton died due to a horrific bus accident in Sweden. We reflected on his passing two years ago as well as honored his eternal legacy. Earlier today, Metallica has shared an image of Burton with a short comment reading, “We miss you every day, […]

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Stream available for Cliff Burton documentary ‘The Salvation Kingdom’

Posted by on May 7, 2018

The Salvation Kingdom, a new documentary about the life and death of late Metallica bassist, Cliff Burton, is now available. In this film, Burton’s biological big sister, Connie Burton, reveals untold stories as she answers questions such as his favorite hobbies, how often he practiced music, his spiritual beliefs, what Metallica would be if he […]

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Alameda County, CA naming this Saturday Cliff Burton Day

Posted by on February 7, 2018

One of the saddest things about former Metallica bassist Cliff Burton’s death was how young he was when it happened. The talented bassist was only 24 when he died after Metallica’s bus crashed in 1986 as the band was touring in support of Master of Puppets. His birthday is coming up on Saturday (10), and he […]

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Watch Metallica crush “Master of Puppets” from 1986

Posted by on November 7, 2017

When wondering what could have been had artists that died early lived on, you can put Metalllica’s Cliff Burton is in the same category as Randy Rhoads. And while we’ll never get Metallica’s original bassist back, the band will be giving fans a reason to pick up the deluxe version of his last album, 1986’s Master […]

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