Wednesday, 28 September 2011
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Drummer Lars Ulrich has said that Burton had a major influence on the direction in which he and singer James Hetfield was later arrested in their career.
Burton died 25 years ago yesterday (September 27) became the band's tour bus in rural southern Sweden.
"You could certainly argue that me and James at that time were more kind of the squarer guys, because we were more like, 'Motorhead, Iron Maiden!' Heavy metal T-shirts, and long hair and bang our heads into the wall," he told Revolver magazine.
"Cliff was just so fast in his palette of things that he was into and things that were inspiring him and the things that he was doing. So it was definitely his music, and his attitude, and his approach towards life that really inspired me and James to broaden our horizons, broaden Metallica's horizons musically. I would’ve been interested to see what else he could’ve contributed, because it felt like we were just getting started."
He went on:
So when I think of Cliff, that's what I think…that just kind of variety and unpredictability, you know.