WATCH: Metallica On Cliff Burton

The biggest tragedy in Metallica’s history happened 31 years ago today (September 27) when bassist Cliff Burton tragically died in a bus accident while the band was on tour in Europe.  Burton was only 24.

WATCH: Metallica On Cliff Burton

The biggest tragedy in Metallica’s history happened 30 years ago today (September 27th) when bassist Cliff Burton tragically died in a bus accident while the band was on tour in Europe.  Burton was only 24.

September 27th - Cliff Burton's Death

Cliff Burton died on September 27, 1986 Conversation Starters: On this day ____years ago, Metallica bassist, Cliff Burton, passed away. Master of Puppets, Kill ‘Em All or Ride the Lightning? It’s been _____ years since Cliff Burton died. Where does he rank among all time heavy metal bassists? Fast Facts: Born: Clifford Lee Burton on…