Cliff Burton Getting Official Government Holiday, Metallica Says

“Cliff Burton Day” is officially happening on what would have been Cliff’s 56th birthday. The proclamation has been issued by Alameda County, California officials according to a statement by Metallica.

“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.” Thanks to all of the fans who got behind this initiative. We love that he remains so revered.”

Cliff Burton Day will take place on February 10th, 2018. This is also most certainly the first time “Kill ‘Em All” has ever been written in a government document.