WATCH: Metallica On Cliff Burton

The biggest tragedy in Metallica’s history happened 31 years ago today (September 27) when bassist Cliff Burton tragically died in a bus accident while the band was on tour in Europe.  Burton was only 24.

WATCH: Metallica On Cliff Burton

The biggest tragedy in Metallica’s history happened 30 years ago today (September 27th) when bassist Cliff Burton tragically died in a bus accident while the band was on tour in Europe.  Burton was only 24.

Remembering Cliff Burton On His Birthday

Metallica bassist Cliff Burton would've been 54 today (February 10th.)  His influence on metal and his presence on those early Metallica records (1983's Kill'Em All, 1984's Ride The Lightning and 1986's Master of Puppets) is undeniable, and to say he's greatly missed is an understatement.  

Remembering Cliff Burton

On September 27, 1986, Metallica bassist Cliff Burton tragically died in a bus accident while the band was on tour in Europe.  He was only 24.