MEGADETH's MUSTAINE On JEFF HANNEMAN's Passing: 'The Stage Got Just A Little Bit Darker'

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine (pictured below) has comented on the passing of SLAYER guitarist Jeff Hanneman, who died at about 11 a.m. yesterday (Thursday, May 2) near his Southern California home. He was 49. Hanneman was in an area hospital when he suffered liver failure.

Said Mustaine in an online posting: "We send our condolences and deepest sympathies to the family, friends, and fans of Jeff Hanneman. Our hearts go out to his brothers in SLAYER. Tonight one less star will be shining and sadly, the stage got just a little bit darker. Jeff Hanneman 1964-2013."

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