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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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Video: Cliff Burton’s Dad Pays Tribute To His Son

Posted by on September 30, 2011

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UEQuDkpxXGU[/youtube]Earlier this week marked the 25th anniversary of the sad and untimely death of Metallica’s Cliff Burton. While many took time to remember the loss of the talented bassist, none was more poignant than this one. Ray Burton, Cliff’s 86 year-old father, took to the Internet to pay tribute to his son. He seems moved […]

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