METALLICA’s Late Bassist Honored With ‘Cliff Burton Day’

February 6, 2018

Metallica fans will love this! Former bassist Cliff Burton will be honored with a “Cliff Burton Day” on February 10th in Castro Valley, California!

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It didn’t take long for the petition started at to get thousands of signatures and grow the legs needed to make the difference!

Burton joined Metallica in 1982 and played on their first three studio albums.

Burton was born in Castro Valley and died tragically at the age of 24 in a tour bus crash on September 27, 1986 in Sweden.

RIP Cliff.



Written by: Todd Hancock /