Slayer and Exodus guitarist Gary Holt took his official Instagram account today to mourn the late member of the Exodus family who did backing vocals in Bonded for a while and long-time buddy of former Slayer frontman, Tobias Staniford also known as Toby Rage.
As you may already follow our recently published articles that Exodus star made a recent statement on his official social media account last week to announce that they had to postpone the release of their upcoming album after Tom Hunting founded that he was diagnosed with a gastric tumour in his upper stomach.
Today, he posted a couple of unseen photos with his long-time buddy Toby Rage and celebrated the late musician’s birthday. After sharing the post on his verified Instagram page, over 10K followers of Gary pushed the like button including Megadeth star David Ellefson and Rob Zombie guitarist John 5. Ellefson also made the most-liked comment under the post by stating that Toby was a legend.
Here is what Gary wrote in the caption:
“Happy birthday Tobias Staniford, AKA Toby Rage, the ultimate stage diver, Slay Team legend, Exodus family member, and my friend. Miss you bro, being in Slayer woulda been much better had you seen the blending of your favorite bands. RIP.”
And here is what Ellefson wrote:
“A true legend…”
You can check out the photos right below.