First fan footage of Gary Holt with Slayer here!
SLAYER With EXODUS Guitarist GARY HOLT: First Video Footage From SOUNDWAVE Kick-Off Show - Feb. 26, 2011
The first low-quality fan-filmed footage of the Brisbane performance can be viewed HERE
has recruited Gary Holt
from veteran San Francisco Bay Area thrashers EXODUS
to be SLAYER
's guest guitarist, temporary filling in for Jeff Hanneman
who is currently recovering from surgery. Holt
is accompanying Tom Araya
(bass, vocals), Kerry King
(guitar) and Dave Lombardo
(drums) on their five-date Australian Soundwave Festival
tour, which kicked off today (Saturday, February 26) in Brisbane.
The band's setlist was as follows:
01. World Painted Blood
02. Hate Worldwide
03. War Ensemble
06. Hallowed Point
08. Mandatory Suicide
10. South Of Heaven
11. Raining Blood
12. Black Magic
13. Angel Of Death
had the following to say about his stint as touring guitarist for one of metal's most venerated bands:
"How can I put into words how excited I am to have been asked to play with SLAYER
? Hard to describe, for sure.
"Legendary band, check. Old friends since the birth of thrash metal. Check. Get to play 'Angel Of Death'
"I'll do my best to live up to the standard they've set for so many years, while we all wish Jeff
a speedy return to health and his rightful place in SLAYER