Cliff Burton

Anthrax's Scott Ian Reflects on Cliff Burton's Death
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 …
Metallica Lost Cliff Burton 27-Year-Ago Today
On September 27th 1986 after playing a show in Stockholm, Sweden Metallica jumped on a tour bus and headed to their next show. That night the bus hit a patch of black ice turned over and crashed. Everyone came out of the crash uninjured except for bassist Cliff Burton, he died at the scene.