One of thrash metal’s most iconic figures, bent low over his guitar with his golden locks falling all over it as he belts those screaming leads out, Jeff Hanneman from Slayer has died of liver failure. Please read this official statement from Slayer:
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)
Headbangers India, on behalf of all of India’s metal lovers, extends its condolences to the band and to Hanneman’s family. He lived by the sword, he died by the sword…