July 2015
New Guitars and Basses for Summer 2015

Earlier this month, ESP went to the Summer NAMM Show in Music City, USA (also known as Nashville, TN) to show off our latest musical creations. The new LTD SN Series, Koa wood LTD Deluxes, and Bunny Brunel Signature Series basses all made a splash. Learn More
Video Demo: LTD V-407B

ESP’s Chris Cannella straps on a guitar that’s mighty enough to challenge the metal gods, and then tells you all about it. The new LTD V-407B, a 27” scale baritone 7-string guitar, was designed to add more metal to your metal.
ESP Rocked Summer NAMM

Nashville in July can get pretty toasty. Fortunately, in the bowels of Music City Center, we were cool as could be at ESP! Check out our recap of a Summer NAMM show that was NAMM’s largest mid-year gathering in seven years.
Bid on Jeff Hanneman’s Personal Guitars

ESP is assisting the Hanneman Estate in the sale of some of Jeff’s most prized personal custom instruments that he played on Slayer albums, tours, and videos. A portion of the proceeds from each auction sale will go to a charitable cause that Jeff strongly supported: the Wounded Warrior Project. Each guitar is in the original case that Jeff owned and used to store and tour with these guitars.
ESP Rockers Children of Bodom Announce Album, Tour

Finland’s famous melodic death metal band Children of Bodom are taking their ESPs out on the road for a world tour, and their new album “I Worship Chaos”, which will be released in October, is available for pre-order. Get some details here, along with a first-look at a video trailer for the new album as well as a track list and current tour dates.
LTD “Thinline” TL Series

If you’re a guitarist who loves the fast feel of an electric but wants the tones and vibes from an acoustic, the LTD TL Series is worth a strong consideration. Available in 6-string, nylon string, 12-string, and now a new bass version with the TL-4Z, the chambered “thinline” TL Series are available now.