March 2015
ESP Artists Wish Us “Happy 40th”!

Welcome to another issue of ESP News. We’ll get this edition rolling with a video of just a few of the people who have chosen our guitars and basses over the years, wishing ESP a happy 40th anniversary. See what James Hetfield (Metallica), George Lynch (KXM), Gary Holt (Slayer/ Exodus), Tom Araya (Slayer), Stephen Carpenter (Deftones), Alex Skolnick (Testament), Frank Bello (Anthrax), Javier Reyes (Animals As Leaders), Michael Wilton (Queensryche), Will Adler (Lamb of God), and dozens of other great musicians have to say for our 40th birthday! Watch Now
Rock on the Range with Crazy Dave’s Music and ESP

If you’re anywhere near Columbus, OH, pay attention: we want to send you and a guest to the ROTR Festival in May. One lucky winner will be getting VIP tickets to this festival that features a huge batch of ESP players in bands like Volbeat, Breaking Benjamin, Anthrax, Of Mice & Men, Ministry, Motionless In White, The Dillinger Escape Plan, We Are Harlot, Unlocking the Truth, Sabaton, and others. You’ll also get to check out Crazy Dave’s Music Experience to get your hands on our guitars, and have a bunch of fun.
Bunny Brunel Joins the ESP Family

Joining the growing ranks of professional bass players who turn to ESP, Bunny Brunel’s resume reads like a “who’s who” of the jazz fusion world. Having played with Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Tony Williams, Jack DeJohnette, Natalie Cole, Stevie Wonder, Stanley Clarke, Dizzy Gillespie, Tania Maria, Patrick Moraz, Ziggy Marley, Al Di Meola, and many more, Bunny is one of the most respected bass players in the world, and his new LTD Signature Series basses are fantastic for every genre of music.


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ESP Original Series: Hand-Made Perfection

As ESP's highest-quality series of production guitars and basses, ESP Original Series offers a level of detail that borders on the obsessive, and is designed for serious musicians who accept zero compromise in the finest woods, components, and aesthetics. Each instrument in the ESP Original Series is hand-crafted by master luthiers at the ESP Custom Shop.
Video Demo: LTD Thinline TL6

UK-based guitarist Pat Heath discovers the fantastic sound and playability of the LTD Thinline TL-6. If you’re an electric guitar player who’s never felt fully comfortable on a standard acoustic guitar, you need to check out the TL Series with its resonant chambered design. Start by listening to Pat’s terrific demo.
Exhibition Limited Series

ESP’s Exhibition Limited models were created in commemoration of ESP’s 40 years of guitar craftsmanship. No two are alike; collectors and players who purchase an Exhibition Limited guitar or bass will own a completely unique instrument that should be considered among the finest made in history. Each model is both a unique work of art and a high performance instrument. Incorporating the world’s finest materials, intricate inlays, hand carving and custom finishes. These instruments are in high demand, but are only available on a first-come, firstserved basis from select ESP dealers.