Ray Burton, a father of the late METALLICA bassist Cliff Burton, passed away on Wednesday, January 15 at the age of 94.
Burton‘s death was confirmed by his daughter.
It was announced on his social page, saying:
“To let you all know that my Dad died last Wednesday. Rest in peace Dad.”
Earlier today, MEGADETH mastermind Dave Mustaine paid tribute to Ray Burton.
“So sad to hear about the passing of Ray Burton. He was there the first time I played [the MEGADETH song] ‘In My Darkest Hour’ in honor of Cliff. Rest in Peace Ray, you will be missed.”