Gary Holt Of Slayer And Exodus Studio Photo Shoot With Chad Lee

Gary Holt of Slayer and Testament had a day off from tour prior to the Nashville show at The War Memorial Auditorium on February 21, 2016.


Gary Holt February 21, 2016 – Nashville, Tn 

After guitarist Tim Angenello left Exodus in 1981. Gary Holt joined Exodus and has been the senior member of the group ever since. Following Kirk Hammett’s 1983 departure from Exodus to join Metallica. Holt kept the band going and during a lot of years Rick Hunolt and Gary were referred to as Exodus’ “H-Team” . Holt is the only member of Exodus who has played on every album.

Gary endorses guitars ESP (signature models: ESP Gary Holt Liquid Metal Lava, LTD GH-600 Black, LTD GH-200 Black). Previously was endorsed Schecter Guitar Research with a signature model through them.  In October 2008, Holt released an instructional guitar video called “A Lesson In Guitar Violence”. He also produced Warbringer’s  second album, Waking into Nightmares.

On February 12, 2011, it was announced that Holt would be temporarily filling in for Jeff Hanneman in the band Slayer. Holt immediately joined Tom Araya , Kerry King and Dave Lombardo for Slayer’s  Sound wave Festival.