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Brian Lew, Bazillion Points
Brian Lew, Bazillion Points

James Hetfield Thinks Cliff Burton Would Have Been His ‘Ally’ Against Metallica’s ’90s ‘Reinvention’

Metallica's musical path would have been different in any number of ways if Cliff Burton's life hadn't been cut tragically short.

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Brian Lew, Bazillion Points
Brian Lew, Bazillion Points

Cliff Burton Is Still Providing for His Family

As a young musician, Cliff Burton dreamed of a time when he'd be able to provide a better life for his parents through his art. Three decades after his death, that dream is still coming true.

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Kevin Mazur, Getty Images

Metallica Unleash ‘Hardwired’ Songs, Honor Cliff Burton at Intimate NYC Show

Metallica treated a small group of lucky New York City fans to a special intimate concert at Webster Hall last night.

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Larry Hulst, Getty Images

James Hetfield Reflects on the 30th Anniversary of Cliff Burton’s Death: ‘He’s Here in Spirit’

During the days leading up to the 30th anniversary of founding Metallica bassist Cliff Burton's tragic death, frontman James Hetfield shared his perspective on that loss.

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Metallica Share Emotional Memories of Cliff Burton in New Video

Metallica reflect in a promotional video for 'Back to the Front,' the new book focusing on their final album with Cliff Burton.

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Brian Lew, Bazillion Points
Brian Lew, Bazillion Points

When Cliff Burton Played His First Show With Metallica

On March 5, 1983, a scruffy crew of acne-afflicted youths going by the conspicuous band name of Metallica took a major step toward becoming the kings of thrash metal when they mounted a stage for the first time alongside new bassist Cliff Burton.

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The Day Metallica Bassist Cliff Burton Died in a Bus Accident

Metallica were on top of the metal world in 1986. But the band's year ended with a crushing blow after bassist Cliff Burton died in a bus accident while touring overseas.

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Anthrax’s Scott Ian Looks Back on Cliff Burton’s Death: ‘Words Can’t Really Describe How Dark It Was’

With the 28th anniversary of Cliff Burton's tragic death arriving today, the Metallica bassist's legacy looms large for fans and friends -- including Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian.

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Elektra Records
Elektra Records

Top 10 Cliff Burton Metallica Songs

A list of the Top 10 Cliff Burton Metallica songs, featuring the band's late bass player.

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Metallica Offers Free 1984 Concert Download as Tribute to Cliff Burton

The world of Metallica was rocked on Sept. 27, 1986, when the band's bassist -- Cliff Burton -- was killed in a bus accident. He joined up with the group just four years earlier, but in that time, provided an immense amount of influence on the sound that has made them famous...

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