Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman dies from liver failure

May 2, 2013
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Influential guitarist and founding member of SlayerJeff Hanneman, has died of reported liver failure at age 49. The band posted the news on their Facebook, stating: 

“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)”

Written by Cassie Whitt