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Top 10 Cliff Burton Metallica Songs

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

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Machine Head’s Robb Flynn Reflects on the Death of Metallica’s Cliff Burton

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Metallica's Cliff Burton is one of the most beloved figures in the history of hard rock and metal and his memory lives on with the legacy of the band's early albums. One of the future rockers who was influenced by the work of Burton and his Metallica bandmates was Machine Head's Robb Flynn, who posted a new journal entry reflecting on what Burton meant to him in honor of the celebration of the bassist's birthday.

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Cliff Burton Aria Pro II Signature Bass to Debut at 2013 NAMM Convention

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This is the time of year when musicians begin salivating, as the annual NAMM Convention is set for this coming weekend -- Jan. 24 - 27 -- in Anaheim. One of the items guaranteed to be turning some heads is the new Aria Pro II Cliff Burton Signature Bass, designed with the consent of the late Metallica bassist's family and bandmates.

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Favorite Metallica Bassist – Readers Poll

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A position that is sometimes overlooked in other bands, the role of bassist in Metallica has had quite a hectic history. From dealing with the death of one bassist to the quitting of a couple others, Metallica have overcome certain obstacles many bands never have to face...

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Metallica Offer Free Download of Classic Concert in Memory of Cliff Burton’s Passing

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Yesterday (Sept. 27) marked the 26th anniversary of Metallica bassist Cliff Burton's shocking death, prompting an outpouring of memories from fans -- as well as a tribute from his surviving bandmates.

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Favorite Cliff Burton-Era Metallica Album – Readers Poll

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Cliff Burton was a musician who will always be remembered by metal fans. Burton was killed in a tragic bus accident more than 25 years ago and his name has remained strong within metal circles ever since. Today (Feb. 10), on what would have been Cliff Burton's 50th birthday, we have already celebrated the late Metallica bassist with a list of his Top 10 Songs with Metallica, but now we pay tribute again with a special poll - Favorite Cliff Burton-era Metallica Album.

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Cliff Burton – Biography

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Joining Metallica in 1982, a year before the release of 'Kill 'Em All,' former bassist Cliff Burton's impact on the metal band couldn't be more significant. From his signature finger-picking style to the energy and passion he brought to the band, Burton will forever remain a major part of Metallica's history and will always be in the hearts of fans across the world.

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