35 Years Ago: Cliff Burton’s Final Metallica Show

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Monday, September 27 marks 35 years since the death of Metallica bassist Cliff Burton.

The night prior to his death, Burton played his final show with Metallica at a show in Stockholm, Sweden. 

In an interview remembering the show, both drummer Lars Ulrich and guitarist Kirk Hammet recalled there being “a good vibe.”

Fans can check out Burton’s final performance on the ‘Master of Puppets’ boxed set that was released in 2017.

In your opinion, who do you think was the best bassist for Metallica? How do you think Cliff Burton’s death affected the sound of Metallica?




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