ESP is quite possibly the most revered manufacturer of heavy metal electric guitars and basses. ESP and its LTD brand are the first stop for many heavy metal icons, including James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett of Metallica, Jeff Hanneman of Slayer, Stephen Carpenter of the Deftones.
As well as being the choice of metal artists the world over, some of Rock’s most beloved characters like Bon Jovi’s Richie Sambora and The Rolling Stones’ Ron Wood are ESP users. In addition to these renowned artists ESP is set to continue its dominance over the metal scene as the choice of some of today’s most brutal acts, such as Peter Wichers and Silvain Coudret of Soilwork, Alexi Laiho of Children of Bodom and Ozzy Osbourne’s latest guitarist Gus G.
ESP guitars are renowned for the quality of their construction and it’s a well earned distinction, as this quality is present in all their guitars and basses, from their top end signature models through to the more affordable LTD models. ESP and LTD Guitars and Basses feature high quality hardware and design features that are indicative of a company that has spent 35 years designing some of music’s most brutal, hard wearing and road worthy instruments.