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The Bill Kelliher Eclipse is the ESP Signature Series guitar for Bill Kelliher, guitarist for influential American metal band Mastodon. Designed by Bill to provide the wide range of tones needed for Mastodon’s music while being sturdy and reliable enough for his most punishing rhythms and brutal riffs throughout long tours, the Bill Kelliher ESP Eclipse is a traditional full body thickness guitar with no waist cut. Its three-piece mahogany neck is joined to the body with set-thru construction at 24.75” scale for smooth and comfortable fast access to the upper frets. It offers an ebony fingerboard with real shell“ESP Flag” inlays and 22 frets, as well as binding on the body, neck, and headstock. Its sound is generated with a set of customized Seymour Duncan Distortion pickups, the original high output humbucker with a massive ceramic magnet and hot coil windings to deliver full-bodied rock and metal tones that are controlled with master volume and tone knobs that each offer a push-pull control to split the bridge and neck pickups respectively. The flexible sounds of the  Bill Kelliher Eclipse are controlled with master volume and tone knobs that each offer a push-pull control to split the bridge and neck pickups respectively. Other professional features include Sperzel Trim Lok tuners, ESP strap locks and a Tonepros Locking TOM Bridge & Tailpiece, and it’s available in a distinctively cool Military Green Sunburst Satin finish.

Construction Set-Thru
Scale 24.75"
Body Mahogany w/ Maple Cap
Neck Mahogany
Fingerboard Ebony
Fingerboard Radius 305mm
Finish Military Green Sunburst Satin
Nut Width 42mm
Nut Type Graphite
Neck Contour Thin U
Frets/Type 22 XJ
Hardware Color Black
Strap Button ESP Strap Lock
Tuners Sperzel Locking
Bridge Tonepros Locking TOM & Tailpiece
Neck PU Seymour Duncan Distortion w/ custom cover
Bridge PU Seymour Duncan Distortion w/ custom cover
Electronics Passive
Electronics Layout Volume(Push/Pull)/Tone(Push/Pull)/Toggle Switch
Strings Elixir Nanoweb Light (.010/.013/.017/.026/.036/.046)
Case Included Y
Controls Bk600
David  C.

Hello, does the real deal ESP version have binding on the neck? I know it says it does in the product description, but I can’t tell from the pictures. Is the neck binding black? Thanks 


Todd B. ESP

Hi, Yes the ESP Version has black binding on the fingerboard to match the black binding on body and headstock.

If you have any questions not answered on our product page, please contact ESP Customer Service at

Matheus B.

What is the difference between the LTD and this ESP version? Is it the finish?

Todd B. ESP

Hi, the ESP is built in our ESP Custom Shop in Japan. The LTD version is built at our overseas manufacturing facility currently located in Korea. The overall specs are very similar but you will find the highest level of craftsmanship and attention to detail on the ESP version.

yannick r.

Will this ever be offered In left handed?


Todd B. ESP

Hi Yannick, Any of the ESP Signatures can be built in LH as a special order, since they are built in our custom shop.

yannick r.

Would the price still be the same as if it was regularly produced? 

Todd B. ESP

Hi Yannick, The price will probably be slightly higher for LH version. If you're interested please contact a dealer or one of our inside sales reps by giving us a call. thanks.