Cliff Burton's Father Remembers His Son on the 25th Anniversary of His Death

Earlier this week was the 25th anniversary of the day the world lost one of heavy metal's true legends and a monster of the bass guitar, late Metallica bassist Cliff Burton.

While the metal community still mourns his loss, there has been no more touching a remembrance than the below video posted by Cliff's father Ray earlier this week. You may remember that Ray spoke on Cliff's behalf when Metallica were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame back in April of 2009.

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Josh Hart

Josh Hart is a former web producer and staff writer for Guitar World and Guitar Aficionado magazines (2010–2012). He has since pursued writing fiction under various pseudonyms while exploring the technical underpinnings of journalism, now serving as a senior software engineer for The Seattle Times.