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Slayer Carry On With 2013 Summer European Trek

Slayer are still in mourning over the death of late guitarist Jeff Hanneman, but fellow guitarist Kerry King and frontman Tom Araya have signed online to let their European and U.K. fans know that it won't dampen their plans to perform overseas this summer.

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Slayer Drummer Dave Lombardo Remembers His and Jeff Hanneman’s Punk Rock Roots

Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo continues to mourn his late bandmate Jeff Hanneman with a new post on the percussionist's personal Facebook page. Lombardo shared a picture of Hanneman and himself from "around 1982" while regaling fans with a backstory on the punk rock roots shared between Hanneman and himself.

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Testament Guitarist Alex Skolnick Pays Tribute to ‘Immense’ Slayer Shredder Jeff Hanneman

Metal musicians of all sub genres are continuing to pay their respects to late Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman. Few guitarists have earned their spot with Hanneman as members of thrash's most elite pedigree, but Testament shredder Alex Skolnick is undeniably at the side of Hanneman in terms of skill and respect. As one of thrash's most admired guitarists, Skolnick has written an in-depth memorial of Hanneman from the viewpoint of a true six-string master.

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Jeff Hanneman Passes Away: More Rockers Honor Late Slayer Guitarist

The tributes to founding Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman from the metal community continue to pour in tonight following the news he passed away earlier today at the age of 49. After such artists as Slash, Corey Taylor, Pantera and more paid respect to Hanneman earlier in the evening, several more rockers have offered their condolences via Twitter.

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Slayer Guitarist Jeff Hanneman Dead at 49: Rockers Pay Tribute on Twitter

As reported earlier, legendary Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman died at 11AM PT today. Hanneman had contracted the skin tissue disease necrotizing fasciitis, most likely from a spider bite, in earl

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Slayer Guitarist Jeff Hanneman Dies at 49

It's with true sadness that we report that legendary Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman has died at the age of 49. The tragic news was confirmed by a press release issued moments ago.

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Estranged Slayer Drummer Dave Lombardo Reveals Plans to Reactivate Grip Inc.

Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo isn't waiting around for the air to clear concerning his contractual dispute with the band, as he's revealed plans to continue music with Philm and his onetime project Grip Inc.

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Watch This Acoustic Shred of Slayer’s ‘Season in the Abyss’

There was a time not so long ago when people claimed that the art of shred was dead. However, while all of the indie-pop enthusiasts were going unplugged, and posing as limp-wrist martyrs for a dying alternative, guitar virtuosos like Sam Westphalen were keeping the badass alive by selling their souls to the devil. What did they get in exchange? They learned how to make Slayer tunes sound cool on the acoustic guitar.

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Kerry King Okay With Gary Holt Playing With Slayer Forever If Jeff Hanneman Never Returns

The inner workings of legendary thrash masters Slayer have been tumultuous within the past two years. Along with drummer Dave Lombardo being dismissed from Slayer's 2013 Australian tour dates, guitarist Jeff Hanneman has been recovering from a severe case of necrotising fasciitis due to a spider bite, with Exodus shredder Gary Holt having filled in for Hanneman during his absence

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Anthrax Honored in Yankees Stadium With Showcase of Jerseys

As native New Yorkers, Anthrax were thrilled getting to play Yankees Stadium a couple of years ago for 'The Big 4.' But the honor didn't just stop there, as the band recently learned that the specialized Yankees jerseys made for the occasion are currently hanging in the historic baseball stadium for all to see.

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Rockers Remember Former Iron Maiden Drummer Clive Burr

As Wednesday (March 13) progressed, more and more rockers expressed their admiration and love of late Iron Maiden drummer Clive Burr, who passed away Tuesday night (March 12). The musician, who was part of the classic Iron Maiden lineup, suffered from multiple sclerosis in the later portion of his life, but still remained in contact with his former bandmates.

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Fill-In Drummer Jon Dette on Current Slayer Gig: ‘We’ll See What the Future Brings’

Jon Dette is back in a familiar place, playing drums for Slayer, a gig that he held for a brief period in the 1990s. The drummer was called in at the last minute to play the band's Australian tour after a contract dispute with Dave Lombardo led to Slayer seeking a replacement.

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