Jared W. Anderson was an American death metal musician best known as the bassist and vocalist of Morbid Angel from 2001 to 2002 and Hate Eternal from 1998 to 2003. Jared Anderson formed his first band, Internecine, in December, 1997 at the age of 22, and saw his six-year career interrupted in 2003 when he was forced to leave Hate Eternal as a result of struggles with a drug dependency. He co-wrote all of the songs for Internecine with Shannon Purdon released two demos, one in 1993 and another in 1997. Book of Lambs was released in 2001. Jared Anderson died in his sleep of an unspecified cause two-and-a-half months before his birthday. Shortly before his death, he had started a new project called As One... with Steve Tucker, also a former member of Morbid Angel. His last recording was a guest appearance in The Allknowing's cover of Motörhead's "Ace of Spades" which, since 2007, has been freely accessible online. The 2008 Hate Eternal album, Fury & Flames, was dedicated to Jared Anderson's memory.