Category Archives: God Hates His Arm

Spider Still Sidelining Slayer Six Stringer

Posted by on May 1, 2012

As you all know by now, guitarist Jeff Hanneman has been absent from Slayer’s touring commitments for over a year now while recovering from an infected spider bite on his arm. While his condition has been improving, Slayer have just announced that Hanneman will continue to sit out, with Exodus’ Gary Holt filling in once […]

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Jeff Hanneman To Perform At The U.S. Big 4 Show?

Posted by on April 21, 2011

For those who don’t remember, guitarist Jeff Hanneman has been forced to sit out of Slayer’s recent performances as he rehabilitates from a spider bite infection on his arm. The band has been able to perform with Exodus’ Gary Holt and Cannibal Corpse’s Pat O’Brien filling in. Since then, it’s been unclear as to when […]

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Slayer Guitarist Forced To Sit Out Of Upcoming Shows Due To An Arm Infection

Posted by on February 14, 2011

Last month, Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman underwent emergency surgery on his right arm for a serious infection, diagnosed as necrotizing fasciitis and likely rooted from a spider bite. Hanneman is expected to make a full recovery (already beginning the process of subsequent medical procedures such as skin grafts), though he is forced to sit on […]

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