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Late Metallica Bassist Cliff Burton To Be Honored With "Cliff Burton Day" In His Hometown

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Castro Valley, CA hometown of late Metallica bassist Cliff Burton‘s has officially declared February 10th, 2018 ‘Cliff Burton Day’. The date would have been his 56th birthday. The proclamation follows a Change.org petition which generated 5,748 signatures at the time of this posting.

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“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.”

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1. Andrew Anderson writes:

Rest in peace Cliff Burton, We in Castro Valley are very Proud of you and your accomplishments.

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2. Trevor Hall writes:

Going to this right now! Driving all the way from Hayward!

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