Model

ESP RZK-II BURNT

$8,798.00 $5,499.00

One of the most intensely distinctive guitars offered in the ESP Signature Series is the ESP RZK-II BURNT, and "intensely distinctive" is also an apt description of its designer: Richard Z. Kruspe of the world-renowned Neue Deutsche Härte (New German Hardness) band Rammstein. The RZK-II BURNT is created one-at-a-time by hand in the ESP Custom Shop in Japan. "Distressed" doesn't quite cover the kind of artistic treatment given this instrument by our ESP artisans. The guitar's body is thoroughly gouged and burned, giving the appearance that it's lived through some kind of disaster, or ritualistic sacrifice. In any case, no detail goes unattended here, from the matched finish treatment on the headstock to the patina on the pickup covers to the mysterious red in the routing of the tremolo cavity. But this guitar is more than an art piece: the RZK-II BURNT is a neck-thru-body machine of sonic destruction. Based on the single-cutaway Eclipse shape, it features an alder body, a three-piece thin U-shaped maple neck, and premier components like a Schaller straplock, Gotoh tuners, a Floyd Rose Original bridge, and a pair of super-aggressive EMG 81 pickups. Includes a high-quality hard shell case and a Certificate of Authenticity from ESP.

(U.S. Only)
Specifications
Construction
Neck-Thru
Scale
25.5"
Body
Alder
Neck
3Pc Maple
Fingerboard
Rosewood
Fingerboard Radius
305mm
Finish
Distressed & Burnt
Nut Width
42mm
Nut Type
Locking
Neck Contour
Thin U
Frets/Type
24 XJ
Hardware Color
Chrome
Strap Button
Schaller Straplock
Tuners
Gotoh
Bridge
Floyd Rose Original
Neck PU
EMG 81
Bridge PU
EMG 81
Electronics
Active
Electronics Layout
Vol/Toggle Switch
Case
CECFF
Case Included
Y
Certificate of Authenticity
Y
Prices and specifications subject to change.