Slayer's Jeff Hanneman talks maintaining his right-hand picking speed, Hendrix, the Big Four shows and more in 2010 GW interview

Jeff Hanneman performs onstage with Slayer at the Sonisphere Festival on August 1, 2010 in Knebworth, England
(Image credit: Christie Goodwin/Getty Images)

This edition of Dear Guitar Hero, featuring Slayer's Jeff Hanneman, originally appeared in the November 2010 issue of Guitar World. 

He’s a founding member of Slayer and one of the fastest players in thrash. But what Guitar World readers really want to know is…

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Brad Angle

Brad is a Brooklyn-based writer, editor and video producer. He is the former content director of Revolver magazine and executive editor of Guitar World. His work has appeared in Vice, Guitar Aficionado, Inked and more. He’s also a die-hard Les Paul player who wishes he never sold his 1987 Marshall Silver Jubilee half stack.