Cliff Burton: To Live Is To Die, by Joel McIver


We’ve just agreed the second renewal of contract this month for a foreign edition of Joel McIver’s excellent biography of Cliff Burton, this time with our dear friends at Tsunami Edizioni in Milan. Their Italian edition, Cliff Burton: To Live is To Die, Vita e Morta del Bassista die Metallica will be signed this week.

Cliff Burton: To Live Is To Die, by Joel McIver


We’ve just licensed a second paperback edition of Joel McIver’s excellent Cliff Burton biography to Camion Blanc in France, following their highly successful first French edition which we licensed a few years back.

This new edition has been updated, and is introduced by Kirk Hammett.

In honour of this, here for our tune of the day is Cliff in Oakland doing For Whom the Bell Tolls in 1985

Metallica: Justice For All, by Joel McIver


One of our classic and continually best selling biographies, updated several times and now in its umpteenth printing in the UK, Metallica: Justice For All tells the whole story of the band’s colourful journey. Here’s just one of the many foreign editions licensed – this one to Addix in Bulgaria.