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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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  • Metalmike avatar Apr-26-2017, 23:23:13

    Happy Thirsty Thursday Metalheads! Jeff Hanneman https://t.co/25v08Pta8v

  • Eduardo avatar Apr-26-2017, 23:05:08

    RT @gonzalez16: ¿Recuerdas a Jeff Hanneman? Volvió, en forma de fichas.

  • Orlando avatar Apr-26-2017, 23:03:51

    ¿Recuerdas a Jeff Hanneman? Volvió, en forma de fichas.

  • Raquel Fratti avatar Apr-26-2017, 23:03:41

    RT @evenprocr: Jeff Hanneman de Slayer está en la tercera posición. Eso es puro talento y vos lo podrás ver el lunes 1º de mayo... https://…

  • Mario Villalobos avatar Apr-26-2017, 22:48:54

    Va a estar tan bueno que van a revivir a Jeff Hanneman solo para que toque en CR https://t.co/C6dgpUfJcm

  • Evenpro Costa Rica avatar Apr-26-2017, 22:46:07

    Jeff Hanneman de Slayer está en la tercera posición. Eso es puro talento y vos lo podrás ver el lunes 1º de mayo... https://t.co/irXv8gGV51

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  • Danny Alvarado avatar Apr-26-2017, 21:10:54

    @NACIONMETAL @Slayer #SlayerEnSivar Slayer banda de thrash metal de EE.UU. se fundo en 1981por los guitarrista jeff hanneman y kerry king

  • Berh avatar Apr-26-2017, 17:40:09

    RT @vanessadann: Jeff Hanneman #Slayer https://t.co/UoQbR3XSlm

  • James Christiansen avatar Apr-26-2017, 17:16:44

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