Sinaro: "Downfall Of A Nation" (playthrough)

Sinaro: "Downfall Of A Nation" (playthrough)

ESP player Gus Sinaro of metal band Sinaro uses his LTD M-400 to shred it up on this playthrough cover of their song "Downfall of a Nation" from their 2019 album The Living Dead. The M-400 is a great guitar for serious...
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LTD Deluxe Viper-1000 Demo by Alex S

LTD Deluxe Viper-1000 Demo by Alex S

Alex Schmeia, known to her more than 300,000 YouTube subscribers simply as Alex S, has been a player of ESP guitars for quite awhile. In this recent video, she does a full demo of the LTD Deluxe Viper-1000 Tiger Eye Sunburst,...
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Elijah James Barnett (Cane Hill): "Bleed When You Ask Me" playthrough

Elijah James Barnett (Cane Hill): "Bleed When You Ask Me" playthrough

Elijah James Barnett, guitarist for New Orleans-based metal band Cane Hill, does a playthrough of "Bleed When You Ask Me", a song off their new EP Krewe D'Amour, Vol. 2. He's playing two ESP models here: a modified ESP E-II...
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Nightrage: "Abyss Rising"

Nightrage: "Abyss Rising"

Nightrage, the Greek/Swedish melodic death metal band featuring ESP players Marios Iliopoulos and Magnus Söderman (guitars) and Francisco Escalona (bass) are getting ready to release their ninth studio album Abyss Rising, and...
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Florian Soum: "Servitude" (cover)

Florian Soum: "Servitude" (cover)

ESP ALL ACCESS COMMUNITY MEMBER SPOTLIGHT! We've chosen video submissions from France-based ESP All Access member Florian Soum several times now. He's got that winning combination of excellent playing skill, great-sounding...
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Dave Sevenstrings: "Ov Fire and the Void" (cover)

Dave Sevenstrings: "Ov Fire and the Void" (cover)

ESP ALL ACCESS COMMUNITY MEMBER SPOTLIGHT! The timing couldn't be better for All Access community member Dave Sevenstrings to post his band Solus Ex Infernis's cover of Behemoth's "Ov Fire and the Void". First of all, like...
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Jon Symons Reviews and Demos the LTD Phoenix Arctic Metal

Jon Symons Reviews and Demos the LTD Phoenix Arctic Metal

Jon Symons of Sonic Drive Studio created this outstanding, in-depth review of the LTD Phoenix Arctic Metal. Both an excellent guitarist and audio engineer/producer, Jon takes you through a number of tones and tunings on the...
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ESP at Aftershock (Sacramento, CA, Oct 7-10, 2021)

ESP at Aftershock (Sacramento, CA, Oct 7-10, 2021)

ESP was a premier sponsor at the 2021 Aftershock festival in Sacramento, California from October 7-10, 2021. Check out this video and see some of the scenes from inside the ESP All Access Zone tent, The Music Experience, and...
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Atlas: "Uhri"

Atlas: "Uhri"

Ukko, the new album by Finnish metalcore band Atlas, is due out on December 10. Here's their song "Uhri", featuring guitarists Leevi Luoto and Tuomas Kurikka both playing LTD M-7HT Baritone Black Metal guitars. The M-7HTB...
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Carlos M. Arzola: "Reunion" (cover)

Carlos M. Arzola: "Reunion" (cover)

ESP ALL ACCESS COMMUNITY MEMBER SPOTLIGHT! Here's a sort of unusual All Access spotlight, featuring community member Carlos M. Azola taking on the slippery fusion lines of Greg Howe's "Reunion" using his ESP E-II Mystique for...
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Sandra Pagola: "I'm Not Right" (cover)

Sandra Pagola: "I'm Not Right" (cover)

ESP ALL ACCESS COMMUNITY MEMBER SPOTLIGHT! What's the most important thing we're looking for when we choose our weekly ESP All Access spotlights? That's easy... it's the sound of the guitars we make, and as she's done many...
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ESP Alexi Ripped Demo by Samy Elbanna (Lost Society)

ESP Alexi Ripped Demo by Samy Elbanna (Lost Society)

Samy Elbanna, guitarist and frontman of Finnish metal band Lost Society, got the rare opportunity to try out the new Alexi Ripped guitar, part of our new Signature Series introductions for the late Alexi Laiho of Children of...
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Darren Stroud: "Under a Glass Moon" solo (cover)

Darren Stroud: "Under a Glass Moon" solo (cover)

ESP ALL ACCESS COMMUNITY MEMBER SPOTLIGHT! Let's talk for a moment about how you improve as a guitar player. We all went through the process of starting out, maybe learning a few chords, and then perhaps a pentatonic scale....
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ESP at Louder Than Life (Louisville, KY, Sep 23-27, 2021)

ESP at Louder Than Life (Louisville, KY, Sep 23-27, 2021)

ESP was a premier sponsor at the 2021 Louder Than Life festival in Louisville, Kentucky from September 23-27, 2021. Check out this video and see some of the scenes from inside the ESP All Access Zone tent, The Music...
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Fred Leclercq (Kreator) Interview

Fred Leclercq (Kreator) Interview

UK-based ESP artist and brand ambassador Jamie Hunt caught up with bass player extraordinaire Frédéric Leclercq of Kreator in August for this interview at the 2021 Bloodstock Festival. Fred has been part of the ESP artist...
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Aeon Slate: "The Witch & The Helix Tree"

Aeon Slate: "The Witch & The Helix Tree"

ESP ALL ACCESS COMMUNITY MEMBER SPOTLIGHT! Community member Aeon Slate of Atlanta, GA-based progressive metal band Dear Shadow uploaded this playthrough of their song "The Witch & The Helix Tree". He's playing his LTD...
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ESP E-II M-II 7B Baritone EverTune (PW) Live Performance Demo by Kazuki Tokaji

ESP E-II M-II 7B Baritone EverTune (PW) Live Performance Demo by Kazuki Tokaji

Here's another live performance demo by the incredibly talented Los Angeles-based shred guitarist Kazuki Tokaji, this time on the Pearl White version of the ESP E-II M-II 7B Baritone EverTune. This monster 7-string guitar is...
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Antoine I: "Dedicated" (playthrough)

Antoine I: "Dedicated" (playthrough)

ESP ALL ACCESS COMMUNITY MEMBER SPOTLIGHT! Doing a very precise two guitar and bass playthrough cover of Parkway Drive's song "Dedicated", All Access member Antoine Ignace uses three ESP models -- an LTD MH Series, LTD H...
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LTD AP-4 Black Metal Demo by Bonedo

LTD AP-4 Black Metal Demo by Bonedo

Reviewing for German online music magazine Bonedo, bass player Rainer Wind takes you through a bunch of different styles and tones on the LTD AP-4 Black Metal bass, and proves that no matter what kind of music you play, this...
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LTD Deluxe SN-1 HT Live Performance Demo by Cameron Stucky, ft. ENGL Amps

LTD Deluxe SN-1 HT Live Performance Demo by Cameron Stucky, ft. ENGL Amps

Outstanding guitarist Cameron Stucky does a live performance demo of the LTD Deluxe SN-1 HT, part of our "New for 2021" collection. This guitar comes in a textured sandblasted finish where the wood grain is exposed, looking...
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Phinehas: "The Fire Itself"

Phinehas: "The Fire Itself"

ESP artist Daniel Gailey is seen here with his Los Angeles, CA-based metalcore band Phinehas in the video for "The Fire Itself", the title track off their new album. Daniel is playing an LTD Deluxe SN-1000FR in Black Blast...
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Kerry Smith: "Karate" (Babymetal) with the E-II Horizon NT-7 EverTune

Kerry Smith: "Karate" (Babymetal) with the E-II Horizon NT-7 EverTune

ESP ALL ACCESS COMMUNITY MEMBER SPOTLIGHT! Here's All Access member Kerry Smith using his ESP E-II Horizon NT-7 EverTune in the best of ways... rocking the riff and chorus from Babymetal's 2016 slammer "Karate". He's chosen a...
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Hypocrisy: "Chemical Whore"

Hypocrisy: "Chemical Whore"

ESP artist Peter Tägtgren, the founder, main songwriter, lead vocalist, and guitarist of influential Swedish death metal band Hypocrisy, is seen here in the new video for "Chemical Whore", a song that takes sharp aim at the...
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Zach Bedsaul (Saul): "Looking To Fight" playthrough

Zach Bedsaul (Saul): "Looking To Fight" playthrough

Here's ESP player Zach Bedsaul doing the official playthrough of his band Saul's song "Looking To Fight" from their 2020 album Rise As Equals. Hailing from Iowa, Saul is a hard rock band featuring Zach on guitar along with...
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Bad Wolves: "Lifeline"

Bad Wolves: "Lifeline"

Bad Wolves, the LA-based metal band featuring longtime ESP player Doc Coyle, has released the official video for their song "Lifeline" from their upcoming new album Dear Monsters, set for release in October. Doc is seen here...
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Metallica: "Sad But True" on Howard Stern (September 9, 2021)

Metallica: "Sad But True" on Howard Stern (September 9, 2021)

Metallica, featuring ESP signature artists James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett, appeared on The Howard Stern Show on September 9 and did this amazing live version of "Sad But True" from their iconic 1991 self-titled Black Album....
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ESP E-II SN-II Live Performance Demo by Cameron Stucky, ft. ENGL Amps

ESP E-II SN-II Live Performance Demo by Cameron Stucky, ft. ENGL Amps

Here's a fully live performance demo of expert guitarist Cameron Stucky checking out the ESP E-II SN-II Nebula Black Burst. Built at our ESP factory in Tokyo, Japan, the E-II SN-II features bolt-on construction at 25.5”...
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Chris Harte: "Cruel Master" on the LTD Bill Kelliher Sparrowhawk

Chris Harte: "Cruel Master" on the LTD Bill Kelliher Sparrowhawk

ESP ALL ACCESS COMMUNITY MEMBER SPOTLIGHT! We were impressed by the tone and performance style of community member chrisxbailer, also known as Chris Harte of Cork, Ireland-based hardcore metal band Bailer. He's doing a...
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SYRACUSÆ: "Φωτιά (Conflagración)"

SYRACUSÆ: "Φωτιά (Conflagración)"

Hailing from Bogotá, Colombia, SYRACUSÆ includes ESP players Diego Rodríguez and Mono Solís respectively using their LTD Deluxe Viper-1000 and LTD Deluxe B-1005 Multi-Scale in the video for their song "Φωτιά...
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Teloch (Mayhem) Unboxes the LTD EC Black Metal & Announces Giveaway

Teloch (Mayhem) Unboxes the LTD EC Black Metal & Announces Giveaway

Teloch, guitarist for Norwegian black metal legends Mayhem, might be the most perfect musician in the entire world to check out our LTD EC Black Metal. In this video, he unboxes the EC Black Metal, takes it for a test drive,...
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