Profession: Heavy Metal Musician
Why Famous: Known for playing bass guitar with the bands Metallica, Voivod and Flotsam and Jetsam. Joining Metallica in 1986 after Cliff Burton's death, he remained a member until 2001, making him the band's longest-serving bassist.
- 1983-07-25 Metallica's debut album Kill 'Em All is released on Megaforce Records
- 1986-03-03 "Master of Puppets", the third studio album by American heavy metal band Metallica, is released
- 1991-07-30 Heavy metal band Metallica release their single "Enter Sandman"
- 1991-08-12 Heavy metal band Metallica release their 5th album "Metallica", debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 200 chart
- 1997-11-18 Metallica release the album "ReLoad"
- 2000-04-14 Metallica file a lawsuit against P2P sharing phenomenon Napster. This law-suit eventually leads the movement against file-sharing programs.