Cliff Burton Day: Celebrate Life and Music of Cliff Burton on His Birthday

ROYAL OAK, MI – FEBRUARY 1: American songwriter and former bass player member with Metallica, Cliff Burton (1962-1986), performs at the Royal Oak Music Theatre in Royal Oak, MI on February 1, 1985. (Photo by Ross Marino/Icon and Image/Getty Images).

Cliff Burton is being honored with a special virtual event. The live stream, which will celebrate the life and music of the late Metallica bassist, will take place on Wednesday on what would have been his 59th birthday. Watch it at 7:00 p.m. PST at and be emceed by Nicholas Gomez, with guests including Fred CottonJames McDanielJohn MarshallHarald OimenMetal MariaCorrine LynnSean Killian and more.

Join us for Cliff Burton Day 2021! February 10 @ 7 PM PST. Hear live interviews with our special guests The show will be available at a later date on YouTube for those of you in a different time zone

Posted by Cliff Burton Family on Friday, 5 February 2021

Burton played on Metallica’s first three studio albums before he died in a tour bus crash in Sweden in 1986.


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