(U.S. Only)

The LTD Black Metal Series are guitars that are comparable in build quality to our LTD Deluxe “1000 Series” instruments, but with a dark and menacing design theme of all-black finish, components, and hardware, a single premium-quality pickup, Macassar ebony fingerboards with no inlays and glow-in-the-dark side markers, and even a newly-designed black metal LTD logo on the headstock. The Arrow Black Metal takes the bold, extreme Arrow body shape and presents it in the killer Black Metal design scheme, with a single aggressive EMG 81 pickup, a single volume control, and an EMG TKO kill switch.

Construction Neck-Thru
Scale 25.5"
Body Mahogany
Neck 3Pc Maple
Fingerboard Macassar Ebony
Fingerboard Radius 350mm
Nut Width 42mm
Nut Type Locking
Neck Contour Thin U
Frets/Type 24 XJ
Hardware Color Black
Strap Button Standard
Tuners Grover
Bridge Floyd Rose 1000
Bridge PU EMG 81 w/ Black Logo
Electronics Active
Electronics Layout Volume, EMG TKO Kill Switch
Strings D'Addario XL120 (.009/.011/.016/.024/.032/.042)
Case Included N
2019 NAMM Show: David Sanchez (Havok) Interview

2019 NAMM Show: David Sanchez (Havok) Interview

2019 NAMM Show: David Sanchez (Havok) Interview on Saturday January 26....
LTD Arrow Black Metal Demo by Eli Santana

LTD Arrow Black Metal Demo by Eli Santana

Guitarist Eli Santana (from Alien Satan and Holy Grail) demos the LTD Arrow Black Metal, a new addition to the acclaimed Black Metal series. This guitar takes the bold, extreme Arrow body shape and presents it in the killer...
Boby D.

It s indonesian made arrow black metal ?

Kyle C.

Just got it yesterday. Been playing MIJ Jacksons my whole life. Tried a few Fender Jacksons, returned every one. Too many flaws/low quality control. Gave Fender one last chance with an RRX24 blacked out model. -Garbage (Floyd Bridge off center unable to play high E past 12th fret D’oh!! Multiple paint flaws, electronics not wired completely, inlays had giant gaps, poor fret seating)

Ibanez doesn’t make a V, so I tried ESP. Holy —iSh! Only a very minor flaw on finish, otherwise flawless guitar, cosmetically and playability. Fully setup out of box, all electronics are solid, function and feel solid. Thank you ESP for caring about your products!


Dear ESP, I'm sure you're sick of hearing this, but that Floyd Rose is the only thing keeping me from buying this otherwise amazing beast of a guitar.

In the meantime I will continue to dream.  

Carl N.

As a non-Floyd player myself I completely understand.  As much as we would love to offer all of our instruments in every pickup, bridge, color combination unfortunately it just isn't feasible from a production standpoint.


I agree with many comments here, would love an HT or string through model of the BM Arrow

Carl N.

thanks for the suggestion 

Andrew M.

Y'all need to make this in a 7 string model... It would be everything I'm looking for. 

Carl N.

thank you for your recommendation 

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