SLAYER - Video From Jeff Hanneman Memorial Celebration
May 24, 2013, a year ago
The Jeff Hanneman Memorial Celebration took place last night (Thursday, May 23rd) at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles. The legendary SLAYER guitarist passed away on May 2nd at the age of 49.
Check out fan-filmed footage below of a special memorial photo slideshow, along speeches from with his bandmate Kerry King, METALLICA's Robert Trujillo, Metal Blade's Brian Slagel and American Recordings's Dino Paredes.
Kerry King said of Hanneman's legacy: "Jeff was my doorway to punk and it really helped Slayer to become the doorway between the metal kids and the punk kids. Jeff hated being famous, but he loved being onstage."
Jeff Hanneman memorial slideshow:
Kerry King remembers Jeff Hanneman:
Robert Trujillo remembers Jeff Hanneman:
Brian Slagel (Metal Blade):
Dino Paredes (American Recordings):
30-minute memorial clip:
Jeff Hanneman send off: