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Clifford Lee Burton Net Worth

Clifford Lee Burton Net Worth is
$1.4 Million

Clifford Lee Burton Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Clifford Lee Burton (February 10, 1962 – September 27, 1986) was an American musician, best known as the bass guitarist for the American thrash metal band Metallica.Burton joined Metallica in 1982 and performed on the band's first three studio albums, Kill 'Em All, Ride the Lightning, and Master of Puppets. He also received a posthumous writing credit for the song "To Live Is to Die" from the band's fourth studio album, ...And Justice For All.On September 27, 1986, Burton was killed in a bus accident in Kronoberg County, a rural area of Sweden, as the band was touring in support of the Master of Puppets album. Burton was posthumously inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with Metallica on April 4, 2009. He was selected as the ninth greatest bassist of all time in an online reader poll organized by Rolling Stone in 2011.
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Full NameCliff Burton
Net Worth$1 million
Date Of BirthFebruary 10, 1962
Died1986-09-27
Place Of BirthCastro Valley, California, United States
Height6' 2" (1.88 m)
ProfessionSoundtrack
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
Star SignAquarius
#Trademark
1Rickenbacker bass guitar
2Unique bass style with heavy use of effects and distortion
3Ripped Jeans and T-Shirt
#Quote
1Why 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.
#Fact
1The first instrument he learned to play was the piano.
2Metallica's instrumental song "Orion" (found on their 1986 album, "Master of Puppets") was played at Burton's funeral.
3Played bass only with his fingers, never used a pick
4Was 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.".
5Metallica'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.
6One 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".
7In 1987 Metallica released a home video Metallica: Cliff 'Em All! (1987), in honor of Burton.
8Was 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.
9Former bassist for the heavy metal band Metallica. He worked on their first three albums ("Kill 'Em All", "Ride The Lightning" and "Master of Puppets").

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Daddy's Home2015writer: "For Whom the Bell Tolls" - as Clifford Burton
The Big Short2015writer: "Master of Puppets"
Mike & Mike2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
Wrestle Donst Wrestle2015Documentary short writer: "For Whom the Bells Tolls" - as Hetfield/Urich/Burton
Metallica: Amped for IMAX2013Short writer: "For Whom The Bell Tolls" performed by Metallica, "Damage, Inc"
Metallica Through the Never2013writer: "For Whom the Bells Tolls", "Orion" - as Hetfield'/Urich/Burton / writer: "Ride the Lightning", "Creeping Death", "Master Of Puppets"
Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory2011Documentary writer: "Fade to Black"
Ruisrock - 40 vuotta rockia ja rakkautta2011TV Movie documentary writer: "Master of Puppets"
WrestleMania XXVII2011TV Special writer: "For Whom The Bell Tolls"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2010TV Series writer - 1 episode
Hesher2010writer: "Fight Fire With Fire", "Anesthesia Pulling Teeth"
Zombieland2009writer: "For Whom the Bell Tolls"
Guitar Hero: Metallica2009Video Game writer: "Creeping Death", "Fade To Black", "Fight Fire With Fire", "For Whom The Bell Tolls", "Master of Puppets", "Orion"
A Cross the Universe2008Video documentary writer: "Final" - as Burton
Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock2007Video Game writer: "One"
Heavy Metal in Baghdad2007Documentary writer: "Fade to Black"
The Darwin Awards2006writer: "No Leaf Clover", "Sad but True" - as Clifford Lee Burton
Metal: A Headbanger's Journey2005Documentary writer: "Master of Puppets" - as Burton
The Devil and Daniel Johnston2005Documentary writer: "Master of Puppets"
Metallica: Some Kind of Monster2004Documentary writer: "Master of Puppets", "Damage, Inc.", "For Whom the Bell Tolls" - as Burton
Old School2003writer: "Master Of Puppets"
American Movie1999Documentary writer: "Fight Fire With Fire"
Metallica: Cunning Stunts1998Video documentary writer: "Creeping Death", "For Whom the Bell Tolls", "Ride the Lightning", "Fight Fire with Fire", "Master of Puppets"
Spawn1997writer: "For Whom the Bell Tolls The Irony of it All" - as Burton
Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills1996Documentary writer: "The Call of Ktulu", "Orion"
Metallica: Cliff 'Em All!1987Video documentary writer: "Creeping Death", "Damage, Inc.", "Master of Puppets", "Fade To Black", "For Whom The Bell Tolls"

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Video on Trial2006TV SeriesHimself
When Metallica Ruled the World2005TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
Metallica: Some Kind of Monster2004DocumentaryHimself
Metallica: Cliff 'Em All!1987Video documentaryHimself (Bassist)

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