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Slayer’s Kerry King: ‘Jeff Hanneman Isn’t Physically Playing’ on Band’s 11th Studio Album

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Contrary to what has been reported by various sites, Slayer's upcoming full-length will not feature any parts physically played by late guitarist Jeff Hanneman.

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Slayer Confirm Jeff Hanneman’s Playing Will Be Featured on 11th Studio Album

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It's been revealed by Slayer that physical recordings of Jeff Hanneman's playing will appear on the band's 11th full-length.

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Dave Lombardo Reveals Last Contact With Slayer Came When Jeff Hanneman Died

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Drummer Dave Lombardo reveals the only communication he's had with Slayer since his ousting came when Jeff Hanneman died.

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Loudwire’s #ScreamForJeff Slayer Campaign Gets Huge Worldwide Response [Watch]

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Thanks to all the fans who watched our video, shared our video and made their own video yelling "SLAYER!," Loudwire's #ScreamForJeff campaign was a huge success. To celebrate your participation, we're proud to share just a small percentage of the many Jeff Hanneman memorial videos posted online by Slayer superfans (watch below).

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Scream ‘SLAYER!’ for Jeff Hanneman

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May 2, 2014 marks the one-year anniversary of the day we lost legendary Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman. In tribute to one of metal's finest, Loudwire is launching a worldwide 'Scream "SLAYER!" for Jeff Hanneman' campaign.

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Dave Lombardo Blasts Ex-Bandmates for Slayer Ouster + Behavior at Jeff Hanneman’s Memorial

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Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

To say that the split between Slayer and drummer Dave Lombardo is contentious might be a bit of an understatement. The skinbeater says in a new interview with Planet Mosh that the situation that led to his ousting could have been "an easy fix," but instead he now has a "non-existent" relationship with his former bandmates, calling their treatment of him "sickening." Additionally, Lombardo criticizes frontman Tom Araya's absence from Jeff Hanneman's memorial and the "self-centered stories" guitarist Kerry King shared during the service.

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Traffic Circle in Poland Renamed ‘Jeff Hanneman’s Circle Pit’ After Charity Auction

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Here's your incredibly awesome story of the day. A charity auction recently took place to rename a traffic circle in Jaworzno, Poland. The winner of the auction was given the opportunity to christen the circle with any name for one year, and thanks to the good people at Art-Com, the intersection has been dubbed 'Jeff Hanneman's Circle Pit.'

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Dave Lombardo on Jeff Hanneman’s Grammys Snub, How Money Affects Friendships + More

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Former Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo is always outspoken, and in a new interview, the legendary percussionist had a lot to say. During the chat, Lombardo spoke about the second Philm album, Jeff Hanneman being snubbed during the Grammys' 'In Memoriam' segment, how money can come between bandmates + more.

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Slayer Commemorate 50th Birthday of Late Guitarist Jeff Hanneman

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Photo by Mark Seliger

Today (Jan. 31) would have been Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman's 50th birthday, and metalheads worldwide have been paying tribute to the fallen shredder. Slayer themselves added to the mass of memorials, paying their respects to Hanneman in a heartfelt post that every fan should read.

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Open Letter to the Grammys: Give Metal and Hard Rock the Respect They Deserve

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Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire (Osbourne and Reznor) / Kevin Winter, Getty Images (Hanneman)

We recently published an open letter to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, asking them to consider some of the greatest hard rock + metal acts ever for induction. But now we point our dissatisfaction at the 2014 Grammy Awards, which took place Sunday night, Jan. 26, and featured one rock and metal snub after another.

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