Suggest a Songfact / Artistfact
Album: Kill 'Em AllReleased: 1983
This track is composed of a compilation of different solos Cliff Burton had done live and pieced together as a complete bass solo on the album. It is a showcase of Burton's soloing, composition and arrangement skills, as well as his influences which include Geezer Butler and Geddy Lee. The first 2:34 of the song is solely Burton's bass. At 2:34 he is accompanied by drummer Lars Ulrich. It is highly regarded as one of the best rock bass solos ever.