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Jeff Hanneman

Jeff Hanneman Fast Facts
Birthday ***, 1964
Place of Birth Oakland, California
Death day May 2, 2013 (49 years old)
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
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Jeff Hanneman

Jeffrey John Hanneman is an American musician, best known as the founding member and lead guitarist of the American thrash metal band Slayer. Hanneman composed the music and lyrics for every Slayer album until his death in 2013 at the age of 49. He has his own signature guitar, the ESP Jeff Hanneman Signature model.

Birth name Jeffrey John Hanneman
Born January 31, 1964, Oakland, California, U.S.
Died May 2, 2013, Hemet, California, U.S.
Genres Thrash metal
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter
Instruments Guitar, vocals
Years active 1981–2013
Labels American
Associated acts Slayer
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About Jeff Hanneman

Lead guitarist of the thrash metal band Slayer who wrote "Raining Blood" and "War Ensemble," among other songs.

Jeff Hanneman before fame

Conversations about the war with his veteran father became an inspiration and the subject for many of his future songs.

Achievement of Jeff Hanneman

He wrote what is perhaps the best-known thrash metal song, "Angel of Death."

Jeff Hanneman family life

He was married to Kathryn Hanneman from 1997 until his death in 2013. His brother is also a thrash metal musician.

Associations of Jeff Hanneman

Slayer got started when Hanneman and bandmate Kerry King found out that they both liked Scott Travis and Judas Priest.

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  • Slayer member
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Latest information about Jeff Hanneman updated on June 17 2021.