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Rig Rundown: Exodus' Gary Holt [2015]

June 3, 2015
The thrash-metal legend keeps things simple with signature ESP guitars, and a mix of analog and digital gear.
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GALLERY: Musikmesse 2015 - Guitars & Basses

April 20, 2015
The most interesting and unusual axes from Europe's biggest gear show.
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Rig Rundown: Comeback Kid

February 4, 2015
The Canadian hardcore band travels light and loud.
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NAMM '15 - ESP Guitars V 407 and M 1000 Special Edition Demos

January 26, 2015
See and hear two new shred machines from the Japanese brand.
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GALLERY: NAMM 2015 - Day 2

January 23, 2015
Check out the highlights from the second day of NAMM '15.
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ESP Guitars Introduces Tombstone Acoustic Guitar Models

January 9, 2015
ESP’s new acoustic instrument brand is making its worldwide debut at the 2015 NAMM Show.
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ESP Guitars Unveils New Signature Models

December 31, 2014
Guitarists Gary Holt, Javier Reyes, and bassist Bunny Brunel get new models.
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A Lesson in Violence: Exodus' Gary Holt & Lee Altus

October 23, 2014
The Bay Area thrash legends on their moonshine-vs.-wine riff-writing styles, reuniting (again) with vocalist Steve “Zetro” Souza, and founding guitarist Kirk Hammett’s cameo on Blood In, Blood Out.
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GALLERY: Austin City Limits Festival 2014

October 21, 2014
Guitar highlights from the South’s live music capital.
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ESP E-II Stream Bass Review

September 7, 2014
A modern take on a classic reverse-style bass design that’s packed with quality components and capable of big tones.
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Rig Rundown: Helmet's Page Hamilton

August 27, 2014
The alt-metal pioneer talks about his love for ESP guitars and shows off some of his homemade mods.
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ESP Guitars Unveils Jeff Hanneman Tribute Model and Metallica "Ride The Lightning" Model

July 17, 2014
A portion of proceeds from sales of the JH Tribute 2014 go to the Wounded Warrior Project.
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Rig Rundown: Volbeat's Rob Caggiano and Anders Kjølholm

May 14, 2014
The Danish fusers of metal and rockabilly talk about custom axes, cabs, pedals, and glow-in-the-dark fretmarkers.
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NAMM '14 - ESP Andy James Signature 7-String and E2 Horizon Demos

February 14, 2014
The metal-centric guitar brand adds two new shred-tastic axes to their quiver.
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NAMM 2014 Editors' Picks: Day 2

January 24, 2014

PG Editors pick their top gear from the second day of NAMM.


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ESP Introduces Tombstone Case Co.

January 21, 2014
Tombstone will be creating a complete line of graphic-designed hard shell cases and gig bags for guitars and basses.
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ESP Unveils 2014 Models—Including James Hetfield and Alex Skolnick Signature Axes

January 13, 2014
The James Hetfield Iron Cross in Snow White finish, available as both an ESP model and a more budget conscious LTD version.
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Rig Rundown: Slayer

December 19, 2013
The godfathers of thrash metal show off their signatures axes, explain why they bow at the alter of Marshall, and King and Holt talk about their different preferences for Kahler and Floyd Rose bridges.
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Rig Rundown: Deftones' Stephen Carpenter & Sergio Vega

November 27, 2013
The Deftones' string section talks about revamping its approach to amplification and the players who inspired their instrument choices.
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ESP LTD EC-1000M Deluxe Review

November 24, 2013
A modern single-cut whose unique wood complement delivers impressive pummeling power and glistening clean tones.
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