The metal world is shocked to learn that Slayer founding member Jeff Hanneman passed away at 11am this morning. Hanneman was located in an area hospital when his liver failed completely. Under The Gun has obtained a statement from the band and can be seen below.
Rest in peace, Jeff. You will be missed dearly by everyone.
“Slayer is devastated to inform that their bandmate and brother, Jeff Hanneman, passed away at about 11AM this morning near his Southern California home. Hanneman was in an area hospital when he suffered liver failure. He is survived by his wife Kathy, his sister Kathy and his brothers Michael and Larry, and will be sorely missed.”
Our Brother Jeff Hanneman, May He Rest In Peace (1964 – 2013)