Robert Trujillo & Cliff Burton: bass playing style comparison

Compare Robert Trujillo and Cliff Burton… I’d never thought that I’d be doing this. Nevertheless, I’m going to be impartial. As a bonus for you, my AVanguard comrade – bass tabs of a couple of Robert’s bass solos from my recent tribute to him. Here we go!

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#9 Metallica – Seek & Destroy (bass review with tab)

Hey! “Total Cliff” is underway. We have two of ten “Kill ‘Em All” songs reviewed, “No Remorse” and “Motorbreath”. Now it’s time for one of the most played live tracks of Metallica “Seek & Destroy”. Bass tab also is, download it for free, guys.

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#7 Metallica – Orion (bass review with tab)

Hey, friends! The exciting moment for TOTAL CLIFF has come. it’s time to review “Orion” – bass apogee of Cliff Burton’s art, probably Metallica’s too. Accurate GP5 bass tab for “Orion” you can download for free below.

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#6 Metallica – Motorbreath (bass review with tab)

We go on! Sixth TOTAL CLIFF video – Metallica, “Motorbreath”, bass review with tab. I count it as repose after “For Whom The Bell Tolls”, especially before making 7th one, which will be “Orion”.

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#5 Metallica – For Whom The Bell Tolls (bass review with tabs)

Hey, friends! Total Cliff is underway, fifth video has released. Today we are analyzing another classic song of Metallica – “For Whom The Bell Tolls”. Bass from this composition is one of the most known Cliff Burton’s lines, especially among beginner bass players. Simplicity and beauty make the song so loved by Metallica fans and cover makers. So, “For Whom The Bell Tolls” – bass review with bass tab, which you can find in the end of article.

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#4 Metallica – The Thing That Should Not be (bass cover | bass tab)

for a note  – I’m going to remake this review and tabs, bass tuning f*cked up (down 1 step actually=)

We have reached 4th review of Cliff Burton’s legacy. Now it’s one of the darkest songs of Metallica – “The Thing That Should Not be” – bass analysis with bass tab (you can find gpt+pdf in the end of article).

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#2 Metallica – Fade to Black (bass review with tab)

Second review of “Total Cliff” – Metallica “Fade to Black” bass line of Cliff Burton. Bass tab and my humble opinion about this part of his legacy.

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#1 Metallica – No Remorse (bass review with tab)

Here we go! You are reading my very first article of “TOTAL CLIFF” series – complete review of legacy of original Metallica bass player Cliff Burton – bass genius, who`s gone too early, but leave so big mark. I feel a need to share my experience with you, that Cliff never had a chance to do.

I start with “No Remorse” from “Kill’ Em All” album. You may count it as bass lesson, bass cover with tabs, or whatever. So, bass line of Cliff Burton from “No Remorse”, Metallica – let’s go!

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