Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman passes away

Posted by MST on 03/05/13

Jeff Hanneman, founding guitarist of the legendary thrash metal band Slayer, has passed away due to liver failure. He was 49 years old.

Slayer posted an official statement on their Facebook page:

Slayer is devastated to inform that their bandmate and brother, Jeff Hanneman, passed away at about 11AM this morning near his Southern California home. Hanneman was in an area hospital when he suffered liver failure. He is survived by his wife Kathy, his sister Kathy and his brothers Michael and Larry, and will be sorely missed.

Our Brother Jeff Hanneman, May He Rest In Peace (1964 - 2013)

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