in the band that has come up with Slayer
's most memorable songs.
Like Kerry King
, he is inventive and fearless with melody
- he is not afraid of dissonance
. This is why most of the riffs
he writes sound transcendent, insane, and never stale. Of course, his use of fast tempos and intricate rhythm
s is another major factor.
In terms of his soloing
voice, he tends to take a more cantabile
approach than Kerry King
, yet at the same time, he takes to the tremolo bar
Editor note: Jeff passed away on May 2, 2013 from liver failure following a long battle with necrotizing fasciitis, a flesh eating bacteria, commonly believed to have been initially contracted through a spider bite.