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Cliff Burton

Cliff Burton

Real/full name:
Clifford Lee Burton
Age:
24 (born Feb 10th, 1962)
R.I.P.:
Sep 27th, 1986
Died of:
Bus accident
Place of origin:
United States (Castro Valley, California)
Gender:
Male

Biography

He had two elder siblings, Scott and Connie. He was raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. Burton's interest in music began when his father introduced him to classical music and he began taking piano lessons. In his teenage years, Burton had an interest in rock, classical and eventually heavy metal. He began playing the bass at age 13, after the death of his brother. His parents quoted him as ...

Trivia

While on their tour in Sweden, the band was complaining about how bad the sleeping cubicles were in their bus. Cliff and Kirk Hammett drew cards to see who would get each others bunks. He won and later slept in Kirk's bunk. Later, the bus supposedly slipped on black ice and flipped over several times. Cliff was thrown out of his bunk through a window and was crushed underneath.

Agents of Misfortune

Bass

EZ-Street

Bass (1979-1982)

Metallica

Bass (1983-1986)

1983 Kill 'Em All Bass, Songwriting (track 5)
1983 Whiplash (Single) Bass
1984 Jump in the Fire (Single) Bass
1984 Ride the Lightning Bass, Vocals (backing)
1984 Creeping Death (Single) Bass, Vocals (backing)
1986 Master of Puppets Songwriting (tracks 2, 7, 8), Bass
1986 Master of Puppets (Single) Bass
1987 Cliff 'Em All! (Video) Bass, Vocals (backing)

Spastik Children

Guitars, Vocals

Trauma

Bass (1981-1982)

1982 Demo I (Demo) Bass

Metallica

1988 ...and Justice for All Lyrics on track 8
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