LTD M-1 Custom '87 Unboxing and Demo/Review by Martin "Skar" Berger

LTD M-1 Custom '87 Unboxing and Demo/Review by Martin "Skar" Berger

Martin "Skar" Berger of German symphonic folk metal band Equilibrium unboxes the LTD M-1 Custom '87, a guitar from our new '87 Series, and then shows you some of its tones and features. The LTD ’87 Series are faithful...
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Steffen Kummerer: "Universe Momentum" (Obscura) Playthrough

Steffen Kummerer: "Universe Momentum" (Obscura) Playthrough

ESP artist Steffen Kummerer of German technical death metal band Obscura does a playthrough of their song "Universe Momentum" using his LTD Deluxe Arrow-1000 Violet Andromeda. This bold-shaped guitar offers a neck-thru-body...
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Alex Meister: "What's Up?"

Alex Meister: "What's Up?"

ESP ALL ACCESS COMMUNITY MEMBER SPOTLIGHT! Let's face it; the '80s were a great time for shred guitarists, and in both look and sound, Brazilian guitarist and ESP community member Alex Meister has a complete '80s vibe. He's...
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Guitar Training with Cameron Stucky: Phrasing & Articulation

Guitar Training with Cameron Stucky: Phrasing & Articulation

ESP artist Cameron Stucky has created a series of lessons that will help you learn some new techniques, or to tighten the skills you already have. You can watch the lesson and refer to the sheet music and tablature below....
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Rob Arnold's Quick Riffs #1: Chimaira "Power Trip"

Rob Arnold's Quick Riffs #1: Chimaira "Power Trip"

ESP player Rob Arnold, known for his tenures with Chimaira and Six Feet Under, has launched a new instructional series on YouTube called "Quick Riffs", and in the first episode, he's teaching the opening riff to Chimaira's...
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Nico Santora: "Cerebral Hybridization" (Fallujah) Playthrough

Nico Santora: "Cerebral Hybridization" (Fallujah) Playthrough

ESP player Nico Santora uses his LTD Deluxe MH-1007FR to do this playthrough of "Cerebral Hybridization" by Bay Area death metal band Fallujah. Available in a striking Black Fade finish over a quilted maple top, the MH-1007...
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Brendan Breakdown: "MH-1001NT Riff Jam"

Brendan Breakdown: "MH-1001NT Riff Jam"

ESP ALL ACCESS COMMUNITY MEMBER SPOTLIGHT! We've featured the playing of community member Brendan Breakdown a couple of times, because... well, just listen. He does outstanding riffs with monster tones on his various ESP...
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Sharptooth "Say Nothing (In The Absence Of Content)"

Sharptooth "Say Nothing (In The Absence Of Content)"

This... is weird, but we like it. Sharptooth, a hardcore band out of Baltimore, MD, has done a rather hilarious video that seems to poke fun at pop stars like Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry and others, all while...
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Guitar Training with Jamie Hunt & Pat Heath: "Out" Notes with Alex Skolnick

Guitar Training with Jamie Hunt & Pat Heath: "Out" Notes with Alex Skolnick

UK-based ESP players Jamie Hunt and Pat Heath are providing a series of guitar training exercises that can definitely help you step up your game... with the help of virtuoso Alex Skolnick! In lesson 3 (recorded pre-pandemic),...
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Brian Krahe: "An Elegy for a Man Alive" on B-1005 Multi-Scale Bass

Brian Krahe: "An Elegy for a Man Alive" on B-1005 Multi-Scale Bass

Brian Krahe of North Carolina-based progressive deathcore band Krosis does this outstanding live bass playthrough of their song "An Elegy for a Man Alive" using his LTD Deluxe B-1005 Multi-Scale bass. A bass like no other,...
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Guitar Training with Jamie Hunt & Pat Heath: Transferrable Jazz Scales with Alex Skolnick

Guitar Training with Jamie Hunt & Pat Heath: Transferrable Jazz Scales with Alex Skolnick

UK-based ESP players Jamie Hunt and Pat Heath are providing a series of guitar training exercises that can definitely help you step up your game! For Lesson 2 (filmed pre-pandemic), they hang out with Alex Skolnick to discuss...
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Guitar Training with Jamie Hunt & Pat Heath: Warming Up with Alex Skolnick

Guitar Training with Jamie Hunt & Pat Heath: Warming Up with Alex Skolnick

UK-based ESP players Jamie Hunt and Pat Heath are providing a series of guitar training exercises that can definitely help you step up your game! For Lesson 1, they got to hang out with Alex Skolnick previous to the pandemic...
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Riffs, Beards & Gear Tries out Neil Westfall's ESP Custom

Riffs, Beards & Gear Tries out Neil Westfall's ESP Custom

Ryan Bruce, aka Fluff, has a great YouTube channel called "Riffs, Beards & Gear" which is about... riffs, beards and gear (but mostly gear). We stumbled over one of his latest videos which at first glance seemed like a...
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Joe Kenney: Playing His New LTD TE-200

Joe Kenney: Playing His New LTD TE-200

ESP ALL ACCESS COMMUNITY MEMBER SPOTLIGHT! No, the video isn't flipped. What you're seeing here is an actual left-handed guitarist for this week's ESP All Access spotlight. Community member Joe Kenney recently got an LTD...
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Stephanie Bradley Reviews the LTD Deluxe EC-1000T for Guitar World

Stephanie Bradley Reviews the LTD Deluxe EC-1000T for Guitar World

Stephanie Bradley, aka "Shredanie" for good reason, hooked up with Guitar World magazine to do this demo and review of the LTD Deluxe EC-1000T Black Natural Burst. As she notes in the review, the “T” in the EC-1000T stands...
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LTD M-1 Custom '87 Demo by Bruce Kulick (KISS, Grand Funk)

LTD M-1 Custom '87 Demo by Bruce Kulick (KISS, Grand Funk)

A legend of rock guitar takes a classic reissue out for a spin, and we all win! The mighty Bruce Kulick (KISS, Grand Funk Railroad), one of ESP's most longterm artist endorsees, tries out the LTD M-1 Custom '87 in Dark...
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Guitar Training with Cameron Stucky: E Harmonic Minor Etude

Guitar Training with Cameron Stucky: E Harmonic Minor Etude

ESP artist Cameron Stucky has created a series of lessons that will help you learn some new techniques, or to tighten the skills you already have. You can watch the lesson and refer to the sheet music and tablature below....
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E-II Arrow Demo by Chase Becker (Warbringer/Exmortus)

E-II Arrow Demo by Chase Becker (Warbringer/Exmortus)

Chase Becker of metal bands Warbringer and Exmortus does some rocking on the ESP E-II Arrow, and then explains what makes this guitar right for his aggressive playing style. Made in Japan at our ESP factory, the E-II Arrow...
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Guitar Training with Cameron Stucky: Alternate Picking Pt. 2

Guitar Training with Cameron Stucky: Alternate Picking Pt. 2

ESP artist Cameron Stucky has created a series of lessons that will help you learn some new techniques, or to tighten the skills you already have. You can watch the lesson and refer to the sheet music and tablature below....
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Buy This Guitar & Help Fight COVID-19

Buy This Guitar & Help Fight COVID-19

In an effort to help raise money for MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund, ESP is selling this incredible, highly collectible guitar. Built by our luthiers at the ESP Custom Shop in Japan for Deftones guitarist Stephen Carpenter in...
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Guitar Training with Cameron Stucky: Diminished Scale Runs

Guitar Training with Cameron Stucky: Diminished Scale Runs

ESP artist Cameron Stucky has created a series of lessons that will help you learn some new techniques, or to tighten the skills you already have. You can watch the lesson and refer to the sheet music and tablature below....
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