Slayer and Exodus’ iconic guitarist, Gary Holt posted a recent and emotional photo on his official Instagram page and celebrated his long-time friend, David Ellefson‘s birthday.

As you might read the caption below, Gary Holt praised Megadeth star with beautiful words and declared his love for David.

Here is the caption of the photo:

“Happy birthday to my long-time dear friend @davidellefsonbass, seen here doing a hair switch with @cristinascabbia at a @metalallegiance gig!

Happy birthday, bro! Much love!

A user named lukechewycookAh made the most-liked comment:

“Cristina 😍😍 lol happy birthday Dave 🤘one of the nicest guys in metal!”

Another user named Roadbuster73 wrote this:

“Happy birthday Dave. One of the coolest guys in metal. 🤘”

You can find that post right below.