(PCM) Found Slayer band member and guitarist Jeff Hanneman has passed away at a California hospital this morning at the age of 49. The cause of death is said to be liver failure. Hanneman left the band due to an illness brought on by a spider bite a while back.
Hanneman and famed guitarist Kerry King co-founded Slayer back in 1981 and achieved massive success with the 1986 album “Reign In Blood”. Hanneman was also one of the primary writers for the band penning tracks such as “Raining Blood” and “Angel Of Death”.
A band spokesperson has issued the following statement in regards to Hanneman’s sudden demise “Slayer is devastated to inform that their bandmate and brother, Jeff Hanneman, passed away at about 11AM this morning near his Southern California home. He was 49...Read More