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Slayer Says They Will Carry On For Jeff Hanneman

Slayer Says They Will Carry On For Jeff Hanneman

Kerry King, guitarist for Slayer, says that the band will carry on following the sudden death of guitarist and co-founder, Jeff Hanneman. The band has since recruited Gary Holt (Exodus) to replace the departed axeman.

King, who spoke with Entertainment Daily News, said that the band will always have a place for Hanneman:

"Jeff is going to be in everybody's thoughts for a long time. It's unfortunate you can't keep unfortunate things from happening. But we're going to carry on - and he'll be there in spirit."

Slayer is headed out on the road this summer and fall, playing 35 dates including headline shows, as well as a number of major summer festivals in Europe, Eastern Europe and South America.

Paul Bostaph, the band's drummer from 1992-2001, will be back behind the kit on the tour.

by RTT Staff Writer

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