- A couple years ago I was going to back off and actually thought about retiring, but it keeps calling me back, and I'm going to keep going back as long as it calls me. I really think it has something to do with the good vibes that I feel I've spread through my performance and through the time that I've spent with fans
- He was a great and very special talent…Cliff's solos were absolutely brilliant.
- on former Metallica bassist Cliff Burton
- There was a huge shadow there. I’d always looked up to him so much.
- on replacing former Metallica bassist Cliff Burton
About Cliff Burton
- He is the Hendrix of bass for his ground breaking style.
- I remember when they came to Phoenix one time, I went to the show. I bought a T-Shirt... Wore it all the time and stood up there in front of Cliff and was just blown away by the way he played. I mean he was just naturally gifted, a creative genius. That's what his mother told me.