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NAMM '17 - ESP Guitars EC-1000P Demo

January 22, 2017
The Japanese brand adds a piezo-equipped guitar to their popular single-cut series.
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ESP Expands 400 Series with the LTD H-401, LTD M-400, and M-403HT

January 10, 2017
A trio of new 400-series guitars with Seymour Duncan pickups.
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ESP Guitars Announces the Cult '86

December 28, 2016
A tribute to the guitar that helped put Vernon Reid and Living Colour on the map.
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ESP Guitars Unveils New Artist Signature Models

December 21, 2016
The company announced new signature guitars for guitarists Bill Kelliher, Brian “Head” Welch, and Lars Frederiksen.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: ESP George Lynch Skull N’ Bones

December 18, 2016
After 15 years of pining, a guitarist finally scores the ’80s hair-metal guitar of his dreams.
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Dillinger Escape Plan’s Swan Song

December 15, 2016
Ben Weinman discusses the band’s 20-year evolution in the metal scene, guitar philosophies, and how everyone in the group gave their best-ever studio performance on their final album, Dissociation.
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ESP LTD B-1005SE Multi-Scale Bass Review

November 21, 2016
Boutique looks, quality components, and impressive tones converge in a unique new 5-string.
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Rig Rundown: Pierce the Veil's Tony Perry

October 19, 2016
The lead guitarist behind the post-hardcore band discusses what specs he likes in his signature ESPs and why he prefers going digital on the road.
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GALLERY: Summer NAMM 2016 Day 1

June 23, 2016
Here's a taste of the gear we came across during the first day of Summer NAMM, with tone toys from Fender, Seymour Duncan, Bullhead Amplification, and more.
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ESP Guitars Unveils Bill Kelliher Signature Model

June 9, 2016
The new ESP Bill Kelliher and LTD BK-600EC are single-cutaway designs that employ a mahogany body with a traditional full thickness, and no waist cut.
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Tools for the Task: Travel Guitars

April 29, 2016
Ten alternatives to road-tripping with your full-size axe.
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Deftones: A Little Darkness

March 10, 2016
Stephen Carpenter and Chino Moreno discuss filling different guitar frequencies, tone modeling, and keeping the inspiration alive for more than two decades.
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Rig Rundown: Children of Bodom

March 2, 2016
It’s all about ESP guitars and cranked Marshalls for one of death metal’s most melodic shredders.
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NAMM '16 - ESP Guitars LTD M 400,TE 200 & B 1005SE Multiscale Demos

February 24, 2016
The Japanese brand ushers in 2016 with a whole batch of new shred machines and classical-styled 6-strings.
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NAMM 2016: Editors' Picks – Day 4

January 24, 2016
Take a look at the PG editors' top picks from day 3 of NAMM.
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GALLERY: NAMM 2016 Day 4

January 24, 2016
A few highlights from day 4 of NAMM.
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ESP Guitars Adds 16 Models to 200 Series

January 22, 2016
The 200 Series continues its tradition of providing high value for intermediate-level players and other budget-minded musicians.
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ESP Guitars Expands with New LTD Models

January 19, 2016
The series has expanded with over 80 new guitar and bass models.
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ESP Guitars Expands 400 Series

January 18, 2016
Two new additions to the M Series have joined the 400 Series with the M-400 Maple and M-400 Rosewood.
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ESP Unveils Multi-Scale LTD B-1004SE and B-1005SE Basses

January 15, 2016
The basses use a special fret design to optimize string tension and ergonomics.
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