All Quiet Now: Jeff Hanneman.

Metal guitarist Jeff Hanneman, founding member of 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. Since 2011, Hanneman had been suffering 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).” The guitarist is survived by his wife Kathy, his sister and two brothers. “Slayer is devastated to inform that their bandmate and brother,...

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