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Metallica’s Robert Trujillo Wrote Bass Part on New Album as ‘Tip of the Hat’ to Cliff Burton

Robert Trujillo paid tribute to deceased Metallica bassist Cliff Burton on a song off the band's new record, 'Hardwired... To Self-Destruct.'

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Christopher Polk, Getty Images

James Hetfield: Cliff Burton Would Have Shown ‘Resistance’ to Metallica’s 1990s Albums

In a new interview, James Hetfield reflected on Metallica's '90s period, revealing he doesn't feel late bassist Cliff Burton would have enjoyed the direction.

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30 Years Ago: Metallica Bassist Cliff Burton Dies in Tragic Bus Crash

On Sept. 27, 1986, Metallica's Cliff Burton was killed in a bus crash.

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Ex-Megadeth Guitarist Chris Poland Recalls Dave Mustaine’s Reaction to Death of Cliff Burton

In an interview, Chris Poland reflects on the 'Peace Sells' album and shares a bit about Dave Mustaine's reaction to the death of former bandmate Cliff Burton.

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YouTube: Metallica TV
YouTube: Metallica TV

Cliff Burton’s Father Opens Up ‘Metallica: Back to the Front’ Photo Book

Cliff Burton's father, Ray, flips through the forthcoming 'Metallica: Back to the Front' photo book, a look back on the 'Master of Puppets' album and tour.

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Metallica’s James Hetfield Says Cliff Burton ‘Here in Spirit,’ Band Streams Remastered ‘Creeping Death’

James Hetfield said Cliff Burton is with Metallica 'in spirit' and the band has offered up the remastered version of 'Creeping Death.'

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Cliff Burton
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Top 10 Cliff Burton Metallica Songs

We remember Cliff Burton with our picks for the Top 10 songs from his time in Metallica.

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Frank Bello / Cliff Burton
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Anthrax’s Frank Bello Talks About His Last Moment With Metallica’s Cliff Burton

Before Cliff Burton's demise, he had developed a strong friendship with Anthrax bassist Frank Bello.

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Anthrax Scott Ian
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Anthrax’s Scott Ian Reflects on Cliff Burton’s Death During Chris Jericho Podcast

Metallica and Anthrax are not only part of 'The Big 4,' but also came up through the metal ranks at the same time. Their shared history dates back to the '80s, and sadly Anthrax were there with Metallica during the most traumatic and tragic event of their early career -- the death of bassist Cliff Burton.

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Cliff Burton vs. Steve Harris
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Cliff Burton vs. Steve Harris – Greatest Metal Bassist, Semifinals

It doesn't get more legendary than Cliff Burton and Steve Harris! Support for both of these musicians has been overwhelming ever since we launched our Greatest Metal Bassist tournament. In what's sure to be a tough fight, these two classic metal bassists battle for supremacy.

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