Gary Holt Guitar Strings – Toxic Rocks™ Signature 9-52 Set
Gary Holt Guitar Strings – Toxic Rocks™ Signature 9-52 Set


Gary Holt Guitar Strings – Toxic Rocks™ Signature 9-52 Set

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“My new signature string sets by Von Frankenstein Monster Gear have proven to be simply perfect. Crushing riffs, massive bends, and completely stable tuning. Totally RAD! 

-Gary Holt

  • Handcrafted one at a time for the beastly tone and brutal durability
  • All materials are sourced within the USA for the absolute best quality
  • Wound at tensions and speeds specifically to build the best performing string ever
  • Guaranteed not to break
  • Guaranteed fresh out of the pack
  • Each string individually sealed and labeled in its own anti-corrosion bag
  • The gauges are: .009(D), .011(A), .016(F), .030w(C), .042w(G), .052w(D)

Von Frankenstein guitar strings are made on a U.S. workbench using the best-available, domestically sourced, raw materials. Each string is made by hand, one at a time, with nickel-plated steel that’s carefully wrapped around a treated hex steel core. Through this meticulous process, Von Frankenstein avoids rushing and mass production, ensuring the quality, feel, and durability required by the most discerning of tone freaks. 

“These strings are far superior to anything I’ve used before. We went through many different alloys and configurations to find the perfect combination of crushing tone, strength, durability, and most of all…feel. The feel so much better. For the first time ever, my hands did not cramp after a show,” said Von Frankenstein.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 20 reviews
Bill B (Mars, US)
Replaced My NYXLs!

I tune down a full step, so I thought I'd give these strings a try as they are designed for D standard tuning. First tried them a couple years ago, and I can't overstate how impressed I am - just the right tension for my tuning, they are bright without being "tinny," they stay in tune great and I've only broken one string out of the a dozen or so packs I've purchased (and that was not due to normal play, but was during a full setup on a guitar with a Floyd that I had to tune and de-tune many, many times while setting the bridge height and intonation). Before finding these strings, I never would have thought anything would replace my NYXLs, but I've been using the Gary Holt Signature Toxic Rocks on all of my guitars, and I don't see myself ever going back.

This review means the world to us. Thank you

Miko Begaye (Oklahoma City, US)
Perfect strings

They pair perfectly with my Schecter Sun valley fr! They’re now the only ones I use for my guitar

Such a cool guitar. Thank you choosing our strings


Best strings on the market for sound and longevity..

Thank you

Jeff woodruff
Fabulous D - Standard

I installed these strings onto an un fabulously bright and thin sounding guitar that had been tuned in E standard. The guitar has a 25” scale length, maple neck - through construction with a Floyd Rose tremolo.The guitar also has a set of DiMarzio Deactivator X pickups.

I tuned down to D standard with these strings and suddenly I was exterminating faster, devastating plaster, fabulous disaster!

The three low strings became the ultimate thick, thrashing, chug fest. They have perfect tension for the heaviest gallops, and they feel great. And those slinky, light top strings are a joy to play; effortless shred. It’s diabolical. Seriously, these strings are a hell of a lot of fun. It’s literally the best of both worlds. They are a great match for a 24.75 or 25” scale length guitar in D standard. I would ‘Not’ use them on a 25.5” scale or longer in the key of D but for a shorter scale guitar these are Great strings. I have been playing “Pestilence - Consuming Impulse” riffs all week and they just kill it.

This is a very unique set of strings and I intend on buying more. YouTube video placeholder

Thank you


Best on the market for metal...tremolo or no..strong as can be.