Molly Hatchet Co-Founder and Guitarist Steve Holland Has Passed Away


Molly Hatchet co-founder and former guitarist Steve Holland passed away on Sunday.

His band Gator Country confirmed the news on Facebook, saying, "It is with great sadness that I announce the passing of original Molly Hatchet band/Gator Country band co-founder and lead guitarist Steve Holland. Steve was the last man standing and has joined the rest of his fellow band brothers up in heaven. Steve's health had been on a downward spiral for a while, with Steve finally getting his angel wings on August 2."

Holland played on Molly Hatchet's first five albums, and left the band in 1984.

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