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Cliff Burton Net Worth

Cliff Burton Net Worth is
$1 Million

Cliff Burton Biography

Past due American musician Cliff Burton had around net worth of $1 million. Burton also received a posthumous composing credit for the music “To Live Is definitely to Die” on Metallica’s 4th album …And Justice For All. He was more popular as the bassist for the rock band Metallica, which he became an associate in 1982. Cliff Burton was created in Castro Valley, California in February 1962 and passed on in September 1986. The band’s second album Trip the Lightning premiered a year later on and it was accredited 6x Platinum. In 1986 they released their third album Expert of Puppets, which also proceeded to go 6x Platinum and offered approximately five million copies. Burton was also credited for his posthumous composing for the music “To Live Is definitely to Die” on Metallica’s 4th album …And Justice For All, not only is it inducted in to the 2009 Stone Hall of Fame as an associate of Metallica in addition to being named the 9th greatest bassist ever by a Rolling Rock readers’ poll in 2011. Their third album Get better at of Puppets premiered in 1986 and was also authorized 6x Platinum selling nearly five million copies. Cliff Burton net worthy of: Cliff Burton was an American musician who acquired a net worthy of of $1 million. Metallica’s initial album Eliminate ‘Em All was rolled out in 1983 and proceeded to go 3x Platinum. He was most widely known to be the bassist for the rock band Metallica. Burton became a member of the band in 1982 and performed on their initial three studios albums. Their debut album Eliminate ‘Em All premiered in 1983 and was authorized 3x Platinum. In 2013 Aria guitars released the Aria Pro II Cliff Barton Signature Bass. At 24 years Cliff Burton passed away on September 27, 1986 in a bus incident while on tour with Metallica in Sweden. Born in Castro Valley, California in February 1962. He was also posthumously inducted in to the Stone Hall of Fame within Metallica in ’09 2009. Burton was called the 9th biggest bassist ever by a Rolling Rock readers’ poll in 2011. Metallica’s second album Trip the Lightning premiered in 1984 and was accredited 6x Platinum. Cliff Burton passed on on September 27, 1986 at age 24. He was killed in a bus incident while Metallica was on tour in Sweden.


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Quick Facts

Full NameCliff Burton
Net Worth$1 Million
Date Of BirthFebruary 10, 1962
DiedSeptember 27, 1986, Ljungby, Sweden
Height1.88 m
ProfessionBassist, Songwriter, Master of Puppets, For Whom the Bell Tolls, Fade to Black
EducationCastro Valley High School
NationalityAmerican
ParentsJan Burton, Ray Burton, Master of Puppets, For Whom the Bell Tolls, Fade to Black
SiblingsConnie Burton, Scott Burton, Master of Puppets, For Whom the Bell Tolls, Fade to Black
Music GroupsMetallica, Trauma, EZ-Street, Master of Puppets, For Whom the Bell Tolls, Fade to Black


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1 The first instrument he learned to play was the piano.
2 Metallica's instrumental song "Orion" (found on their 1986 album, "Master of Puppets") was played at Burton's funeral.
3 Played bass only with his fingers, never used a pick
4 Was a big fan of the band The Misfits. Metallica even covered two Misfits songs ("Die, Die My Darling" and "Last Caress/Green Hell") on their 1998 double cover album, "Garage Inc.".
5 Metallica's first album, "Kill 'Em All", was originally titled "Metal Up Your Ass", but the label didn't like the title and forced the band to change it. After the band learned of the change, Cliff said "Just kill 'em all, man,". The rest of the band liked the phrase and decided to use it as the new title for the album, which was released in 1983.
6 One of the riffs he recorded before he died appeared on the song "To Live Is To Die" on Metallica's 1988 album "...And Justice For All".
7 In 1987 Metallica released a home video Metallica: Cliff 'Em All! (1987), in honor of Burton.
8 Was killed in a tour bus accident on the morning of September 27, 1986, when Metallica was touring Europe after completing a spring/summer tour with Ozzy Osbourne in 1985. Jason Newsted replaced Burton as Metallica's new bassist in 1986.
9 Former bassist for the heavy metal band Metallica. He worked on their first three albums ("Kill 'Em All", "Ride The Lightning" and "Master of Puppets").


Trademarks

#Trademark
1 Rickenbacker bass guitar
2 Unique bass style with heavy use of effects and distortion
3 Ripped Jeans and T-Shirt


Quotes

#Quote
1 Why should we change on stage? We're not trying to be something big and fancy, it's just us, doing what we do, we'd like to keep it that way.


Filmography

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Daddy's Home 2015 writer: "For Whom the Bell Tolls" - as Clifford Burton
The Big Short 2015 writer: "Master of Puppets"
Mike & Mike 2015 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Wrestle Donst Wrestle 2015 Documentary short writer: "For Whom the Bells Tolls" - as Hetfield/Urich/Burton
Metallica: Amped for IMAX 2013 Short writer: "For Whom The Bell Tolls" performed by Metallica, "Damage, Inc"
Metallica Through the Never 2013 writer: "For Whom the Bells Tolls", "Orion" - as Hetfield'/Urich/Burton / writer: "Ride the Lightning", "Creeping Death", "Master Of Puppets"
Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory 2011 Documentary writer: "Fade to Black"
Ruisrock - 40 vuotta rockia ja rakkautta 2011 TV Movie documentary writer: "Master of Puppets"
WrestleMania XXVII 2011 TV Special writer: "For Whom The Bell Tolls"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2010 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Hesher 2010 writer: "Fight Fire With Fire", "Anesthesia Pulling Teeth"
Zombieland 2009 writer: "For Whom the Bell Tolls"
Guitar Hero: Metallica 2009 Video Game writer: "Creeping Death", "Fade To Black", "Fight Fire With Fire", "For Whom The Bell Tolls", "Master of Puppets", "Orion"
A Cross the Universe 2008 Video documentary writer: "Final" - as Burton
Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock 2007 Video Game writer: "One"
Heavy Metal in Baghdad 2007 Documentary writer: "Fade to Black"
The Darwin Awards 2006 writer: "No Leaf Clover", "Sad but True" - as Clifford Lee Burton
Metal: A Headbanger's Journey 2005 Documentary writer: "Master of Puppets" - as Burton
The Devil and Daniel Johnston 2005 Documentary writer: "Master of Puppets"
Metallica: Some Kind of Monster 2004 Documentary writer: "Master of Puppets", "Damage, Inc.", "For Whom the Bell Tolls" - as Burton
Old School 2003 writer: "Master Of Puppets"
American Movie 1999 Documentary writer: "Fight Fire With Fire"
Metallica: Cunning Stunts 1998 Video documentary writer: "Creeping Death", "For Whom the Bell Tolls", "Ride the Lightning", "Fight Fire with Fire", "Master of Puppets"
Spawn 1997 writer: "For Whom the Bell Tolls The Irony of it All" - as Burton
Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills 1996 Documentary writer: "The Call of Ktulu", "Orion"
Metallica: Cliff 'Em All! 1987 Video documentary writer: "Creeping Death", "Damage, Inc.", "Master of Puppets", "Fade To Black", "For Whom The Bell Tolls"

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Video on Trial 2006 TV Series Himself
When Metallica Ruled the World 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself (uncredited)
Metallica: Some Kind of Monster 2004 Documentary Himself
Metallica: Cliff 'Em All! 1987 Video documentary Himself (Bassist)
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