Stephen Carpenter Interview (NAMM 2016)

Stephen Carpenter of Deftones has been playing ESP Guitars for over 20 years. In this exclusive video for ESP Community Members, Stephen discusses his long-term love of ESP, his ESP/LTD Signature Series guitars, the reasons for his recent switch to Fishman Fluence pickups, and news on the upcoming Deftones album Gore and their upcoming tour.

Anthony E.

His last statement got me thinking. I don't think he's too thrilled with the new album; I read that Chino wants to keep things mellow and Stephen wants to make things more aggressive, generally speaking. Either way, ESP for the win.