R.I.P. Jeff Hanneman

90 Draenei Mage
4445
Hell has a new leader and his name is Jeff....

Today, we shall all Reign in Blood!
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90 Draenei Shaman
7980
First thing I thought when I heard this yesterday:

Right now Satan is running around Hell yelling, "He's coming! Look busy!"

There is a giant hole in the metal world, now. So long, Jeff.
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100 Troll Shaman
16155
Never much got into slayer even though i lost most metal but its still sad when such a major influence in a genre dies.
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90 Orc Warlock
14055
HELL AWAITS

But seriously, R.I.P.

Haunting the Chapel and Show No Mercy are absolute essentials. I'm not a major Slayer fan, but this really sucks. I had no idea his health was that bad. 49 is way too young.
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90 Draenei Mage
4445
I agree. Show No Mercy was the first metal album i ever had. A friend stole it from his older brother and gave it to me when I was 6. I would sneak and listen to it.
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90 Dwarf Rogue
13000
RIP Jeff, as well as Slayer. There's no way they can continue without him. You had a great run guys.
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90 Blood Elf Priest
10210
I do recall in an interview Kerry King had that Jeff was the only one in the band that still drank. Everyone else pretty much sobered up. Counting that and his spider bite incident could also have been a contributing factor in his death as well. If you read up on wikipedia about what contributes to liver failure....... cirrhosis is one of the factors.
Edited by Norilice on 5/3/2013 10:06 PM PDT
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R.I.P., though I never listened to much of Slayer's music.
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100 Troll Rogue
17625
I feel saddened by his loss. Then again, the impact is profound on me, as I've been listening to slayer for ~24 years now.
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90 Blood Elf Warlock
0
Apparently westboro wants to protest at his funeral

Yes. Go anger a army of metal heads. You go do that.
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