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Jeff Hanneman, Slayer Guitarist, Dead at 49

Slayer co-founder dies of liver failure

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U.S. guitarist Jeff Hanneman, a co-founder of the seminal heavy metal band Slayer, died in Southern California on Thursday, the band said in a statement posted on their website. He was 49.

"Hanneman was in an area hospital when he suffered liver failure," the band said.

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