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Slayer Guitarist Jeff Hanneman Dead at 49

May 2, 2013


Slayer's Jeff Hanneman died of liver failure in a California hospital on Thursday; he was 49. The guitarist co-founded the pioneering metal group in 1981, penning the lyrics to many songs along the way. Hanneman was beset with a rare flesh-eating disease called necrotizing fasciitis in 2011, though he was said to ... More ยป

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