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Gary Holt

Gary Holt

Real/full name:
Gary Wayne Holt
59 (born May 4th, 1964)
Place of birth:
United States (Richmond, California)


After guitarist Tim Agnello left Exodus in 1981, Gary Holt joined the band and has been the main songwriter and the most 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, he and Rick Hunolt were referred to as the Exodus' "H-Team" guitar players. Holt is the only member of Exodus who ...


It is said that Gary Holt was taught to play the guitar by Kirk Hammett of Metallica, since they were friends, thus ended up creating Exodus.

Performed the second guitar solo on the track "All Hope Has Gone" of the album "New Man, New Songs, Same Shit. Vol.2" (Mystic Production, 2021) by Me and that Man, an acoustic/folk rock project from Behemoth's Nergal.

Beloved Ghouls

Guitars (2020-present)

2020 Terrorized (Single) Guitars
2021 Shocked! (Single) Guitars


Guitars (1982-1993, 1997-1998, 2001-present)

1982 1982 Demo (Demo) Guitars
1983 Die by His Hand (Demo) Guitars
1983 Rehearsal '83 (Demo) Guitars
1984 A Lesson in Violence (Demo) Guitars
1985 Combat Tour Live: The Ultimate Revenge (Split video) Guitars
1985 Bonded by Blood Songwriting, Guitars, Lyrics (tracks 1-5, 8, 9)
1986 Pleasures of the Flesh (Demo) Guitars
1987 Deranged (Single) Guitars
1987 Pleasures of the Flesh Guitars, Songwriting (track 7)
1989 MTV Headbangers Ball (Split) Guitars
1989 Fabulous Disaster Guitars
1990 The Lunatic Parade (Single) Guitars
1990 Objection Overruled (Single) Guitars
1990 Impact Is Imminent Guitars
1991 Good Friendly Violent Fun (Live album) Guitars
1992 Thorn in My Side (Single) Guitars
1992 Lessons in Violence (Compilation) Guitars
1992 Force of Habit Guitars
1997 Another Lesson in Violence (Live album) Guitars
1999 Victims of Death - The Best of Decade of Chaos (Split) Guitars
2003 War Is My Shepherd (Single) Guitars
2004 Tempo of the Damned Guitars, Lyrics (tracks 1-4, 6, 7, 10), Songwriting
2005 Live at the DNA 2004 (Official Bootleg) (Live album) Guitars
2005 Live at the DNA (Tempo of the Damned CD Release Party) (Video) Guitars
2005 Shovel Headed Kill Machine Guitars, Lyrics (tracks 1, 2, 4-10), Songwriting
2007 Sworn to a Great Divide / The Atrocity Exhibition: Exhibit A (Split) Guitars
2007 The Atrocity Exhibition: Exhibit A Guitars, Lyrics (tracks 2, 3, 5-9), Songwriting
2007 Double Live Dynamo! (Video) Guitars
2008 Riot Act (Single) Guitars
2008 Let There Be Blood Guitars
2010 Shovel Headed Tour Machine: Live at Wacken and Other Assorted Atrocities (Video) Guitars
2010 Hammer and Life (Single) Guitars
2010 Exhibit B: The Human Condition Songwriting (track 2-8, 10-12), Guitars, Lyrics (track 2-8, 10, 12)
2011 Bob Wayne / Exodus (Split) Guitars, Songwriting, Lyrics
2014 Salt the Wound (Single) Guitars
2014 Blood In, Blood Out Lyrics (tracks 1-4, 6-9, 11), Songwriting (tracks 1-4, 6-9, 11), Guitars
2018 Mr. Pickles Thrashtacular (Split) Guitars
2018 Gathered at the Altar of Blast (Split) Guitars
2019 No Love (Single) Guitars
2021 Salt the Wound (Single) Guitars
2021 Persona Non Grata Guitars, Vocals (backing), Songwriting (tracks 1, 2, 4-12), Lyrics (tracks 1, 2, 5-12)
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Guitars (1994)

Spastik Children





Guitars (2011-2019)


2008 D.E.V.O.L.U.T.I.O.N. Guitars (lead) (track 6)


2017 Störtebeker Guitars (lead) (track 9)

Generation Kill

2021 Never Relent (Single) Guitar solo
2022 MKUltra Guitar solo (track 1)


2010 The Evolution of Chaos Guitars (lead) (track 3)
2020 Empire of the Blind Guitars (lead) (track 10)


2005 Virus Guitars (lead) (track 3)

Metal Allegiance

2015 Metal Allegiance Guitars (lead) (tracks 1, 9, 10)


2023 Jailbreak Guitars (track 9)


2023 Empress of Evil (Single) Guitars (solo)


1991 Epidemic Guitars (lead)


2020 Grandpa Metal Guitars (lead) (track 2)


2015 When the Stillness Comes (Single) Guitars (track 2)
2015 Repentless (Single) Guitars (lead)
2015 You Against You (Single) Guitars (lead)
2015 Repentless Guitars (lead) (tracks 2, 4, 5, 11)
2019 The Repentless Killogy (Live at the Forum in Inglewood, CA) (Live album) Guitars
2019 The Repentless Killogy (Video) Guitars

The Shredderz

2023 The Shredderz Guitars (track 3)


2019 Rewind, Replay, Rebound Guitar (solo) (track 8)


2009 Waking into Nightmares Guitars (lead) (track 11)


2010 Witchkrieg Guitars (lead) (track 5)


1989 Fabulous Disaster Producer, Mixing
1990 The Lunatic Parade (Single) Producer
1990 Objection Overruled (Single) Producer
1990 Impact Is Imminent Producer
2005 Shovel Headed Kill Machine Producer
2007 Double Live Dynamo! (Video) Liner notes
2008 Let There Be Blood Producer

Laughing Dead

1990 Demo 1990 (Demo) Producer


1991 Blackfeather Shake (Single) Producer
1991 Epidemic Producer


1998 Under (EP) Producer


2009 Waking into Nightmares Producer
2010 Imperial Anthems No. 2 (Split) Producer (track 1)
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