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Jeff Hanneman Dead?

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Date of Death: May 02, 2013
Cause(s) of Death: Liver failure
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Jeffrey John "Jeff" Hanneman (born January 31, 1964) is a rhythm/lead guitarist and founding member of the American thrash metal band Slayer. Hanneman grew up in Los Angeles in a family of war veterans, and his fascination with warfare is attributed to his upbringing. His interest in the subject of war pertains to much of his lyrical material including the song "Angel of Death". Influenced by punk music growing up, Hanneman stated that the genre influenced Slayer's sound to create a faster and more aggressive approach. His links to punk are also evident through his placement of a "DK" symbol from the California punk band the Dead Kennedys on at least one of his guitars. Hanneman has contributed both lyrical and musical material to every Slayer album and wrote the songs "Raining Blood", "War Ensemble" "South of Heaven" "Seasons in the Abyss" and "Angel of Death", which are played at almost every live Slayer show. He has his own signature guitar, the ESP Jeff Hanneman Signature model. Hanneman was born January 31, 1964 in Oakland, California and grew up in Long Beach, California, in a family containing several war veterans: his father fought in Normandy during World War II and his

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  • Fuglymaniacs avatar Mar-30-2017, 00:02:36

    Jeff Hanneman: "I Wish Someone Had Told Me Hell Is Real!" "When I was alive in that hairy, bloated human body ..."… https://t.co/1qdjkIQZTh

  • Dark Art Conspiracy avatar Mar-29-2017, 22:43:12

    Broken Hope sai uuden albuminsa valmiiksi – Jeff Hanneman mukana hengessä: Broken Hope… https://t.co/6spRm64rCV

  • Metal Bulletin Zine avatar Mar-29-2017, 16:32:34

    the friends at Fuglymaniacs has posted: Jeff Hanneman: "I Wish Someone Had Told Me Hell Is Real!"… https://t.co/BD7VUMPLKy

  • Blake avatar Mar-29-2017, 16:02:16

    Jeff Hanneman > Kerry King

  • Angela Forsyth avatar Mar-29-2017, 11:22:44

    RT @Slayer: Slayer is devastated to inform that their bandmate and brother, Jeff Hanneman, passed away at about 11AM this... http://t.co/ni…

  • Byron Quiñónez avatar Mar-29-2017, 11:21:55

    "¿Alguna vez has visto a alguien que ni siquiera conoces y de inmediato te han dado ganas de matarlo?" (Jeff Hanneman 1964-2013)

  • Valery Sabine Denis avatar Mar-29-2017, 08:48:30

    Jeff Hanneman https://t.co/WnWzWtVg7j

  • Lamia. avatar Mar-29-2017, 04:20:28

    RT @Metalmike3: Jeff Hanneman, Kerry King, Dave Mustaine and Marty Friedman, 1991 https://t.co/vSUVCGXHMo

  • x-jjMcmoi avatar Mar-29-2017, 03:25:40

    RT @NerdyNerak: Cannibal Corpse Tribute to Jeff Hanneman: Hammer Smashed Face 👉 https://t.co/jy7cZYma9i 👈

  • καrεn avatar Mar-29-2017, 03:20:51

    Cannibal Corpse Tribute to Jeff Hanneman: Hammer Smashed Face 👉 https://t.co/jy7cZYma9i 👈

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