December 2016

ESP

ARTICLES

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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ESP Updates Original, USA, and E-II Models

January 12, 2016
More additions to the ESP E-II Series include the Stream G, a guitar that takes advantage of the great curves of the Stream design.
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ESP Guitars Expands Signature Series Models for 2016

December 30, 2015
The new James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett guitar models are scheduled for release in early 2016.
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Rig Rundown: All Time Low

October 28, 2015
The SoCal punk outfit rocks a mix of classic Fender and ESP instruments with cutting-edge Kemper gear.
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Soilwork: The Metal Majestic

August 25, 2015
The veteran Swedish melodic death metal band resurfaces with a revised lineup and one of their strongest albums yet.
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Slayer: Beyond the Pyre

August 20, 2015
Slayer bequeaths Repentless, which delivers an assault of machine-gun riffs with an underlying message.
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SNAMM '15 - ESP Guitars LTD SN-1000W TSB-F, EC-1000 Koa, M-1000 Koa, & H-1007 B Demos

August 2, 2015
Greg Koch talks about and cranks out some hot licks on the LTD S-style that comes loaded with Fishman Fluence pickups.
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