In 1999 they sued Victoria's Secret for selling lipstick called "Metallica." It was settled out of court.
Ulrich's father, Torben, was a professional tennis player, and tennis was Lars' passion as well until he discovered music.
Cliff Burton was killed in 1986 when their tour bus skidded off an icy road in Sweden. His funeral was held on October 7, 1986 at Chapel Of The Valley in his hometown of Castro Valley, California. He was cremated, and his ashes were spread at a place where he spent a lot of time - the Maxwell Ranch. Burton's parents started quietly donating his royalties to the music program of his former high school after his tragic death.
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