Darren Stroud/Space Hombre: "Astral Glide"

Darren Stroud/Space Hombre: "Astral Glide"

ESP ALL ACCESS COMMUNITY MEMBER SPOTLIGHT! Most of you have seen videos we've featured by All Access member Darren Stroud before, but they probably weren't like this one. Here, Darren assumes his alternate identity as the...
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ESP All Access Community Interview: Brendan Breakdown

ESP All Access Community Interview: Brendan Breakdown

Interviewed for our "ESP Presents 2022 - Phase 2" streaming presentation in July 2022, Brendan Hagey (aka Brendan Breakdown) is a member of the ESP All Access community. He's posted dozens of video riffs and jams on the ESP...
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Satyr (Satryicon) on the Munch Exhibit in Oslo, Norway

Satyr (Satryicon) on the Munch Exhibit in Oslo, Norway

Enjoy this fascinating, in-depth interview with Satyr (aka Sigurd Wongraven), the frontman and main creative force behind the veteran Norwegian black metal band Satyricon. His latest huge undertaking has been the creation of...
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Josh Middleton (Architects/Sylosis) Interview

Josh Middleton (Architects/Sylosis) Interview

ESP Signature artist Josh Middleton, the highly-respected guitarist from UK-based metal bands Architects and Sylosis, spoke to us extensively about his LTD Signature Series JM-II guitar. Get all the intricate details of the...
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Wiley Arnett (Sacred Reich) Interview

Wiley Arnett (Sacred Reich) Interview

ESP artist Wiley Arnett from influential Phoenix, AZ-based thrash metal band Sacred Reich is one of the most longterm continuous endorsees of ESP, with a relationship that goes back about 30 years. Enjoy this interview from...
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Orion (Behemoth) on the LTD Orion-4

Orion (Behemoth) on the LTD Orion-4

The towering bassist for Polish extreme metal kings Behemoth, Orion relies on ESP basses for the bands devastating low end assault. Orion's LTD Signature Series Orion-4 is based on the distinctive ESP GB shape, and features a...
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ESP Welcomes Brandon Hoover & Hayden Tree (Crown the Empire)

ESP Welcomes Brandon Hoover & Hayden Tree (Crown the Empire)

Here's a warm welcome to guitarist Brandon Hoover and bass player Hayden Tree of Dallas-TX-based metalcore band Crown the Empire. Both musicians are the newest members of the ESP artist family. Forming in 2010, Crown The...
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Anti-Flag: "LAUGH. CRY. SMILE. DIE."

Anti-Flag: "LAUGH. CRY. SMILE. DIE."

Here's Anti-Flag with the video for "LAUGH. CRY. SMILE. DIE.", a song off their upcoming album Lies They Tell Our Children, being released on January 6, 2023. Frontman and co-founder Justin Sane is playing a cool guitar here;...
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Goatwhore: "Born Of Satan's Flesh"

Goatwhore: "Born Of Satan's Flesh"

Heavier than a boatload of gumbo, Goatwhore is back with "Born of Satan's Flesh", a song from their upcoming album Angels Hung from the Arches of Heaven which is set for release on October 7 (Metal Blade). The band includes...
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Brendan Breakdown: LTD Deluxe EC-1000 + LTD Deluxe M-1000

Brendan Breakdown: LTD Deluxe EC-1000 + LTD Deluxe M-1000

ESP ALL ACCESS COMMUNITY MEMBER SPOTLIGHT! If you saw last month's "ESP Presents 2022 - Phase 2" video event, you already know All Access member Brendan Breakdown, aka Brendan Hagey. He's created some of the biggest monster...
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Nergal (Behemoth) on the LTD NS-6

Nergal (Behemoth) on the LTD NS-6

Nergal, the beloved frontman of highly influential Polish extreme metal band Behemoth, talks with us about his LTD Signature Series NS-6 guitar. Based on the coveted ESP Stream guitar shape, the NS-6 features set-thru...
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Lamb of God: "Omens"

Lamb of God: "Omens"

Here's American metal kings Lamb of God with the music video from the title track off their upcoming album Omens. LoG features two ESP Signature artists: guitarist Will Adler, seen here using one of his ESP USA Eclipse...
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Alan Ashby (Of Mice & Men) on the LTD AA-1

Alan Ashby (Of Mice & Men) on the LTD AA-1

Guitarist Alan Ashby from SoCal-based rock band Of Mice & Men sat down with us to talk about the details of his latest LTD Signature Series guitar, the AA-1. This guitar features neck-thru-body construction at 24.75"...
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Lars Frederiksen: "Motherland" at OC Ramps on the Volsung

Lars Frederiksen: "Motherland" at OC Ramps on the Volsung

Punk rock icon and ESP Signature artist Lars Frederiksen joined us at OC Ramps in Santa Ana, CA to make this killer video of "Motherland" from his band The Old Firm Casuals. Lars is using the ESP Custom Shop version of his...
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New for 2022: LTD Basses

New for 2022: LTD Basses

In just two minutes and 18 seconds, you can check out each of the new basses we announced in June 2022. Get all of the specs and info on "New for 2022" basses and guitars here....
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Alex Skolnick Unboxes his new ESP USA Eclipse

Alex Skolnick Unboxes his new ESP USA Eclipse

ESP Signature artist Alex Skolnick (Testament, The Alex Skolnick Trio) took delivery of his new ESP USA Eclipse that the master luthiers at our ESP USA shop built to his design specifications. Check out his reaction! This...
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ESP Original Series Snapper CTM Demo by Rodney Dudum

ESP Original Series Snapper CTM Demo by Rodney Dudum

Expert guitarist Rodney Dudum does this demo of the ESP Original Series Snapper CTM in Nebula Black Burst finishfor our ESP Presents 2022 - Phase 2 event. All ESP Original Series guitars are made by hand by the master...
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ESP E-II M-II 7 NT Demo by Kazuki Tokaji

ESP E-II M-II 7 NT Demo by Kazuki Tokaji

Here's shredmaster Kazuki Tokaji doing a great demo of the ESP E-II M-II 7 NT in Purple Natural Fade finish for our ESP Presents 2022 - Phase 2 event. This seven-string guitar features a set-thru neck, burled maple...
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ESP E-II Horizon NT-7 EverTune Demo by Cameron Stucky

ESP E-II Horizon NT-7 EverTune Demo by Cameron Stucky

Expert guitarist Cameron Stucky does this outstanding demo of the ESP E-II Horizon NT-7 EverTune for our ESP Presents 2022 - Phase 2 event. Made at the ESP factory in Japan, this seven-string guitar features neck-thru-body...
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ESP E-II Horizon FR-II Demo by Luis Kalil

ESP E-II Horizon FR-II Demo by Luis Kalil

Master shredder Luis Kalil does a demo of the ESP E-II Horizon FR-II for our ESP Presents 2022 - Phase 2 event. This made in Japan guitar features neck-thru-body construction, an arched quilted maple top, a satin finish on...
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Behemoth: "The Deathless Sun"

Behemoth: "The Deathless Sun"

Behemoth, the mighty extreme metal band from Poland who have been relentless since their foundation in 1991, are here with the music video for "The Deathless Sun", a song from their upcoming new album Opvs Contra Natvram...
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Hellfest 2022 in 1:11

Hellfest 2022 in 1:11

Our friends at La Boite Noire du Musicien created this kick-ass wrap-up video from last month's Hellfest in Clisson, France. If you have a minute, see if you can identify all the ESP players shown here... it's a lot....
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ESP E-II T-B7 Baritone Demo by Kazuki Tokaji

ESP E-II T-B7 Baritone Demo by Kazuki Tokaji

Shredder Kazuki Tokaji does a live performance demo of the ESP E-II T-B7 Baritone, originally recorded for ESP Presents 2022 - Phase 2. This guitar, built at the ESP Factory in Japan, is a seven-string baritone guitar at 27"...
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Jon Symons Pickup Comparison with the LTD Phoenix

Jon Symons Pickup Comparison with the LTD Phoenix

Jon Symons, the terrific guitarist and audio engineer who runs Sonic Drive Studio and its popular YouTube channel, did an incredible job on his latest effort, which is a comparison of various well-known pickup models using...
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Brian Krahe (Inhale Existence): "The Spiral" Bass Playthrough on the LTD Deluxe B-1005

Brian Krahe (Inhale Existence): "The Spiral" Bass Playthrough on the LTD Deluxe B-1005

ESP bass artist Brian Krahe filmed this playthrough of his band Inhale Existence's song "The Spiral" at Hanging Rock State Park in North Carolina. He says, "We lugged up a considerable amount of gear to make this happen and I...
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Daniel Carr: Jamming on Six ESPs

Daniel Carr: Jamming on Six ESPs

ESP ALL ACCESS COMMUNITY MEMBER SPOTLIGHT! Here's a very enjoyable nine minutes and 23 seconds of slow jam rocking by All Access member Daniel Carr. In this compilation video, he's using six guitars out of his massive ESP...
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Kazuki Tokaji ft. Luis Kalil: "A Story of Joy"

Kazuki Tokaji ft. Luis Kalil: "A Story of Joy"

Here are two of the most talented guitarists you'll ever hear -- who both happen to be the ESP artists who we turn to for some of our most important guitar demos. "A Story of Joy" is an original composition by Japan-born,...
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Paladin "Black Omen" Playthrough on the LTD M-1 Custom '87 Rainbow Crackle

Paladin "Black Omen" Playthrough on the LTD M-1 Custom '87 Rainbow Crackle

We can't think of any better modern metal band in the world to demo the LTD '87 Series than Paladin! This Atlanta, GA-based band takes the virtuosic vibe of '80s power metal and adds in elements of thrash and progressive...
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Anthony Lumpkins: "In Waves" (cover)

Anthony Lumpkins: "In Waves" (cover)

ESP ALL ACCESS COMMUNITY MEMBER SPOTLIGHT! Here's All Access community member Anthony Lumpkins doing a guitar cover of "In Waves" by Trivium, the title track off their 2011 album. Anthony is using his ESP E-II Eclipse DB in...
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Sean Hynes (Ingested): "Ashes Lie Still" (playthrough)

Sean Hynes (Ingested): "Ashes Lie Still" (playthrough)

Here's ESP player Sean Hynes of English death metal band Ingested doing a playthrough of their song "Ashes Lie Still" using his LTD Stephen Carpenter Signature Series SC-608 Baritone in Red Sparkle finish. It's a great...
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