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Submission + - Jeff Hanneman, Guitarist, Dies at 49 (

hessian writes: Jeff Hanneman, a guitarist for the influential metal band Slayer, who helped shape the group’s sonic assault and wrote some of its most popular — and controversial — songs, died on Thursday at a hospital near his home east of Los Angeles. He was 49.

(I know a lot of people in tech listen to a lot of Slayer. Please consider this article as on-topic in that light.)

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Jeff Hanneman, Guitarist, Dies at 49

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The trouble with doing something right the first time is that nobody appreciates how difficult it was.