Gary Holt joined Exodus in 1981 shortly after their formation, and has been the band’s main songwriter ever since. Holt has performed on every Exodus album, and is considered highly influential in the world of thrash metal. In 2011, he began filling in for Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman at live shows, and became the band’s full-time co-guitarist as of 2013, while remaining a member of Exodus.
Designed by Gary Holt of Slayer and Exodus to handle the most aggressive, fast, and powerful playing possible
Driven by an EMG 89R neck pickup, with a coil splitter controlled by a volume knob pull switch, and an EMG 81 bridge pickup
Offers a set-thru neck design for terrific stability and smooth, unhampered access to the highest frets
Accentuated by red binding on the body, neck, and headstock contrasting its glossy Black finish
Includes a Floyd Rose tremolo and Grover tuners, as well as a 3 pc. mahogany neck and body based on the ESP Eclipse