Slayer's Jeff Hanneman Dead At 49
May 3, 2013 at 3:59 AM (PT)
Guitarist JEFF HANNEMAN, a founding member of the rock band SLAYER, has died at the age of 49. A statement on the band's FACEBOOK page said HANNEMAN died of liver failure in CALIFORNIA on THURSDAY.
HANNEMAN had been suffering for several years from necrotising fasciitis, a flesh-eating disease that he is believed to have contracted from a spider bite.
On its website, SLAYER paid tribute to "Our Brother JEFF HANNEMAN, May He Rest In Peace (1964-2013)."