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Slayer Guitarist Jeff Hanneman Dies at 49

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It's with true sadness that we report that legendary Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman has died at the age of 49. The tragic news was confirmed by a press release issued moments ago.

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Kerry King Okay With Gary Holt Playing With Slayer Forever If Jeff Hanneman Never Returns

Kerry King of Slayer
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

The inner workings of legendary thrash masters Slayer have been tumultuous within the past two years. Along with drummer Dave Lombardo being dismissed from Slayer's 2013 Australian tour dates, guitarist Jeff Hanneman has been recovering from a severe case of necrotising fasciitis due to a spider bite, with Exodus shredder Gary Holt having filled in for Hanneman during his absence

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Slayer’s Kerry King Says Jeff Hanneman’s Recovery Isn’t Delaying New Album

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Slayer are moving full steam ahead with a new album, and guitarist Kerry King says the fact that fellow guitarist Jeff Hanneman is still recovering from necrotizing fasciitis will not delay the new album moving forward.

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Slayer’s Kerry King Gives Update on New Album, Condition of Guitarist Jeff Hanneman

Kerry King
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

As Slayer are currently on the road with the 2012 Mayhem Festival, guitarist Kerry King has given fans a bit more info about Slayer's next album, which could see a release as soon as early 2013. The guitarist, who also provides lyrics for the band, is hoping to get some work done while on tour before hitting the studio once again at the conclusion of the touring Mayhem Fest.

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Slayer Guitarist Jeff Hanneman: Spider Bite Nearly Killed Me

Jeff Hanneman
Dave Etheridge-Barnes, Getty Images

"I was an hour away from death," Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman tells UK's Classic Rock magazine about the infected spider bite that has kept him off the road since January.

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