Wednesday, May 8, 2013
SLAYER Gathering In Tribute To Jeff Hanneman Tomorrow In New York City!
As we all know by now, on Thursday, May 2, Slayer guitarist and founding member Jeff Hanneman passed away of liver failure at the age of 49.
The band's longtime publicist issued the following statement:
"Slayer is devastated to inform that their bandmate and brother, Jeff Hanneman, passed away at about 11AM this morning near his Southern California home. He was 49. 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."
Come pay tribute to one of the most influential guitarists of our generation, this Thursday 5/9 at Idle Hands Bar (25 Ave B, between 2nd and 3rd streets)
FREE! SLAYER will be blasted on the PA & Jäger specials all night long!
Our condolences go out to Jeff's family, friends and the Slayer camp! Rock in Peace, Jeff!