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Slayer founder Jeff Hanneman dead

American Heavy Metal band, Slayer’s, founder and guitarist, Jeff Hanneman passed away in California on Thursday from a liver failure.

music Updated: May 04, 2013 03:10 IST
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Metal-band-Slayer

American Heavy Metal band, Slayer’s, founder and guitarist, Jeff Hanneman passed away in California on Thursday from a liver failure.



He was recovering from a flesh-eating disease contracted from a spider bite in 2011. The 49-year-old is survived by wife, Kathy. Jeff was known for creating some of the iconic metal riffs of songs like Raining Blood and Angel of Death.