Author, vocalist, and all-around metal dude Chris Krovatin looks back on one heavy night.
Read the novelist and metal musician’s tribute to the fallen Slayer guitarist
A public memorial event for Slayer’s Jeff Hanneman has been set for Thursday, May 23, at the Hollywood Palladium, which has a capacity of about 4,000. Fans are invited to the event, which is free, on a “first-come, first-in” basis, according the band. Hanneman died May 2 of alcohol-related cirrhosis. He was 49. The guitarist [...]
Today, exactly a week after Slayer’s Jeff Hanneman died of liver failure at age 49, the band posted an update on the facts surrounding the guitarist’s death. The statement revealed Hanneman’s official cause of death: alcohol-related cirrhosis, an irreversible scarring of the liver. “While he had his health struggles over the years, including the recent [...]
An untold number of heavy metal artists and fans, many of whom are at Club Nokia in Los Angeles for tonight’s 5th Annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards, instantly expressed their grief over Hanneman’s death via Twitter. As a tribute to the late guitarist, who died May 2, 2013, of liver failure, tonight’s Golden Gods show [...]
Only two years after contracting a rare skin tissue disease, Slayer guitarist and co-founder Jeff Hanneman died today, Thursday, May 2, of liver failure at a Southern California hospital.
Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo has revealed, via his Facebook page, that the thrash legends are working on a new album. Also in the brief message, Lombardo said that guitarist Jeff Hanneman is still recovering from a necrotizing fasciitis infection he received from a spider bite at the beginning of this year. “Slayer is writing a [...]
Today is the 25th anniversary of Slayer’s milestone thrash album Reign in Blood, which Revolver celebrated with this Jeff Hanneman interview here, and to mark the occasion Guitarworld.com have released a special feature chronicling the making of the record. Included in the piece are quotes from guitarist Kerry King, who reminisces on, among other things, [...]
Today marks the 25th anniversary of the release of Slayer’s landmark Reign in Blood album. The cornerstone
If you’ve ever wanted to know how to play Slayer’s “Die by the Sword,” a song on their 1983 debut, Show No Mercy, visit GuitarWorld.com. As part of our Big Four Weeks buildup to the big show at Yankee Stadium on September 14, Guitar World and Revolver are posting exclusive content each weekday. Check back [...]