It’s Official February 10th will now be known as Cliff Burton Day

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Well at least in Alameda County California. Metallica took to Facebook today to announce that February 10th will officially be known as “Cliff Burton Day” in remembrance of their fallen bandmate. Read the official statement below.

IT’S OFFICIAL! The Board of Supervisors from Alameda County has just proclaimed February 10, 2018, which would have been Cliff’s 56th birthday, “Cliff Burton Day.”

As many of you know, Cliff was born and raised in Castro Valley and was the reason we high-tailed it to the Bay Area back in ’83.

Thanks to all of the fans who got behind this initiative and we’d like to send our appreciation and respect to all of you who continue to honor Cliff in your own personal ways. We love that he remains so revered.

Cliff Burton Day feb 10th

Photo Provided By Metallica Via Castro Valley News 

Though many of us are not part of the 1.6 million people that make up the Alameda County population, we can still adopt February 10th as “Cliff Burton Day.” Burton was featured on the first 3 Metallica Studio albums, Kill em All, Ride the Lightning and Master of Puppets. Burton was tragically killed on September 27, 1987, at the age of 24 in Southern Sweden, after a bus crash, while the band was supporting the release of Master of Puppets.


Metallica 2018 Tour Dates

February 7, 2018 Barcelona Palau Sant Jordi
February 10, 2018 Turin Italy Pala Alpitour
February 12, 2018 Bologna Unipol Arena
February 14, 2018
February 16, 2018 Mannheim Germany SAP Arena
March 27, 2018 Herning Denmark Jyske Bank Boxen
March 29, 2018 Hamburg Germany Barclaycard Arena
March 31, 2018 Vienna Austria Wiener Stadthalle
April 2, 2018 Prague Czech Republic O2 Arena
April 5, 2018 Budapest Hungary Budapest Sports Arena
April 7, 2018 Stuttgart Germany Schleyerhalle
April 9, 2018
April 11, 2018 Geneva Switzerland Palexpo
April 26, 2018 Munich Germany Olympiahalle
April 28, 2018 Krakow Poland Tauron Arena
April 30, 2018 Leipzig Germany Arena Leipzig
May 2, 2018 Oslo Norway Telenor Arena
May 5, 2018 Stockholm Sweden Ericsson Globe
May 7, 2018
May 9, 2018 Helsinki Finland Hartwall Arena
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