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A public memorial for Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman, who died May 2 at age 49, has been set for May 23 at the Hollywood Palladium, and fans are invited to the free event on a “first-come, first-in” basis, according to event organizers....
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RedEye Sound BoardImmediately when the Riot Fest lineup was announced Wednesday night, many noted how this year's bash (Sept. 13-15 in Humboldt Park) ranks among the summer's best music fests. It's easily better than the underwhelming Lolla lineup and deserves to be...
Los Angeles Times Pop Music CriticThere are times when it’s best to let the riffs, tangled leads and headbanging speak for themselves. Slayer co-founder Jeff Hanneman, who died Thursday, was by all accounts a silent, reserved presence in real life, but when he stepped onstage to...
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This post has been updated, please see below for details. Jeff Hanneman, founding guitarist of the thrash metal band Slayer whose furious riffs and chaotic bursts of power chords helped drive a revolution in heavy metal, has died, the band announced via...
Jeff Hanneman, a founding member in metal innovators Slayer, died Thursday at age 49. “Slayer is devastated to inform that their bandmate and brother, Jeff Hanneman, passed away at about 11 a.m. this morning near his Southern California home,&...
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ReutersMay 03 (TheWrap.com) - Jeff Hanneman, guitarist and founding member of the thrash-metal group Slayer, died on Thursday, a spokeswoman for the group told TheWrap. He was 49. According to a statement from the group, Hanneman died at approximately 11 a.m....
When international rock star and humanitarian Juanes began putting together his new memoir, “Chasing the Sun,” he started with pictures. The handsome book, nearly 300 pages, is filled with the kind of candid shots that fans will eat up, from...
Something about this time of year always makes my tastes turn to the heavy. On my stereo, Black Sabbath albums shift into heavy rotation. Last night, I watched "Until the Light Takes Us," a film about Norwegian black metal bands. I'm sure I'm not alone....
You love at least one album. It is a perfect album that makes your toe tap and your heart sing (your head, too). How can something sound so right from beginning to end? So made just for you? In that melding of melody and verve is an album you feel,...
A nation of predominantly couch-bound television watchers got some bad news tonight, as President Barack Obama accepted his party's nomination and delivered the following line: "America's not about what can be done for us, it's about what can be done by...
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Slayer, Motorhead, Anthrax: These three titans are part of something called the “Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival,” which includes eight metal bands. The headliner is Slipknot, but Slayer (even with guitarist Jeff Hanneman sidelined,...
I, the Breather perform during Mayhem Festival alongside Anthrax, Motörhead, Slayer, Slipknot and more. $25-$85, 1 p.m., Aug. 5. Comcast Theatre, 61 Savitt Way, Hartford, livenation.com Religion and music have long been two crucial, interwoven...
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