Watch The Celebration of Late Metallica Bassist Cliff Burton for “Cliff Burton Day 2024”


This weekend marked the 7th annual Cliff Burton Day, celebrating the late Metallica legend and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, as officially declared by Cliff’s hometown of Castro Valley and the greater Alameda County. Cliff would have turned 62 on February 10th, 2024. Continuing with tradition, host Nicholas Gomez spoke with Cliff’s family and friends, about their memories of Cliff. Watch the tribute here. Continue reading


Celebrate Late Metallica Bassist Cliff Burton for “Cliff Burton Day 2024” – On What Would Be His 62nd Birthday


Today is the 7th annual Cliff Burton Day, celebrating the late Metallica legend and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, as officially declared by Cliff’s hometown of Castro Valley and the greater Alameda County. Cliff would have turned 62 today, February 10th, 2024. Continuing with tradition, host Nicholas Gomez will speak with Cliff’s family and friends, about their memories of Cliff. Check back to the site later for the full video and more Cliff day tributes. Continue reading


Listen to Kirk Hammett, KJ Doughton, Brian Lew, and Ron Quintana Dive Deep Into Early Thrash on The Latest Metallica Podcast


In the latest episode of the official Metallica Podcast, hosts Stephan and Renee are joined by Kirk Hammett, KJ Doughton, Brian Lew and Ron Quintana to discuss the early era of Metallica, Exodus, Armored Saint, and other thrash and heavy metal inspirations. Listen to the pod here!

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Watch the 2023 Cliff Burton Day Event Commemorating the 61st Birthday of The Metallica Icon


The 6th annual Cliff Burton Day, celebrating the late Metallica legend and Rock Hall of Famer Cliff Burton, as officially declared by Cliff’s hometown of Castro Valley and the greater Alameda County, was held on February 10th, 2023. It would have been Cliff’s 61st birthday. Continuing with tradition, host Nicholas Gomez hosted and spoke with Cliff’s family and friends, about their personal memories and cherished time with Cliff. Interviews include Connie Burton, Lou Martin, Flemming Rasmussen of Sweet Silence Studios, Mike Overton of Trauma, John Gallagher of Raven, Deen Dell of Vio-Lence, Brian Lew and Harald Oimoen from the movie/ book Murder in the Front Row, Photographer Gene Ambo, Castro Valley home town friends Joe Cabral, Judd of Judd’s Barn, and Tony Martin. Their stories and memories of Cliff are not to be missed and are too in-depth to be shared in just one broadcast.

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Celebrate Cliff Burton Day Commemorating the 61st Birthday of The Metallica Icon


This year is the 6th annual Cliff Burton Day, celebrating the late Metallica legend and Rock Hall of Famer, as officially declared by Cliff’s hometown of Castro Valley and the greater Alameda County. Continuing with tradition, host Nicholas Gomez will speak with Cliff’s family and friends, about their personal memories and cherished time with Cliff. These stories will bring you back to the influential early days, with an in-depth look into the life, the times, and the location of an unknowing musical phenomenon. Watch Jerry Only of Misfits pay tribute to Cliff in this video.

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