Former Slayer guitarist and current Exodus bandleader, Gary Holt, has recently appeared on his official Instagram page to celebrate Megadeth bassist David Ellefson‘s birthday and did it in a special way.

The talented bassist David Ellefson is one of those who are the longest member of the band, although he has taken a 8-year hiatus between 2002-2010. A co-founder of the heavy metal band Megadeth, celebrated his 56th birthday on November 12 and made fans emotional.

With the recent Instagram post, Gary Holt showed his close friend that he did not forget his birthday. He celebrated David’s birthday by sing a rarely known golden photo, including Lacuna Coil singer Christina Scabbia.

In the celebration letter, Gary Holt said he stoked to call him a friend. “Happy birthday to my friend David Ellefson, seen here with his recent change in hair courtesy of Christina Scabbia at a Metal Allegiance show! I’ve know this man for a LONG time and I’m stoked to call him a friend! Cheers bro!”

Later, David Ellefson saw his post and replied, “Thank you brother Gary Holt!! It’s been a lot of trips around the sun but still having fun!”

You can find the photo shared by Gary Holt below.

photo: Gary Holt/Instagram