Brendan Breakdown: LTD Deluxe Brutality on the EC-1000 and Viper-1000

Brendan Breakdown: LTD Deluxe Brutality on the EC-1000 and Viper-1000

ESP ALL ACCESS COMMUNITY MEMBER SPOTLIGHT! If you want to know how to get featured on our ESP All Access weekly spotlight, you might want to ask Brendan Breakdown. We've featured him a bunch of times due to his great playing...
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Tetrarch: "Negative Noise" Playthrough for EMG-TV

Tetrarch: "Negative Noise" Playthrough for EMG-TV

ESP artists Diamond Rowe and Josh Fore of Tetrarch did this remote playthrough performance of "Negative Noise" for our friends at EMG, and it was too good not to share. Josh is playing one of our "New for 2021" guitars, the...
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Mike Schleibaum (Darkest Hour): "With A Thousand Words to Say But One" Playthrough on the LTD MSV-1

Mike Schleibaum (Darkest Hour): "With A Thousand Words to Say But One" Playthrough on the LTD MSV-1

Introduced in ESP's "New for 2021" collection, the LTD MSV-1 is the Signature Series guitar for Mike Schleibaum, founding member of Washington, DC-based melodic death metal band Darkest Hour. Doing a full playthrough of "With...
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Black Satellite: "Sonne"

Black Satellite: "Sonne"

New York-based rockers Black Satellite have released this excellent cover of Rammstein's great 2001 song "Sonne". ESP player Kyle Hawken is shown here playing his ESP E-II Eclipse BB. The "BB" stands for "bold binding",...
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Nick Over: "Wrong Day" with the LTD Deluxe H-1007

Nick Over: "Wrong Day" with the LTD Deluxe H-1007

ESP ALL ACCESS COMMUNITY MEMBER SPOTLIGHT! We receive all kinds of videos here at ESP. Some are just quick captures via phone cameras of jams in bedrooms, and some are full-on studio-based recordings, with people doing...
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ESP E-II M-I Thru NT Live Performance Demo by Luis Kalil

ESP E-II M-I Thru NT Live Performance Demo by Luis Kalil

Shredding 100% live, ESP player Luis Kalil shows you what can be done with an ESP E-II M-I Thru NT. Playing through ENGL amps, Luis' tone and performance are both outstanding. The E-II M-I Thru NT is available in Black Satin...
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Will Adler (Lamb of God) Unboxes his New ESP USA Eclipse

Will Adler (Lamb of God) Unboxes his New ESP USA Eclipse

Lamb of God guitarist and ESP Signature artist Will Adler came to us awhile back with a set of personalization options for his next ESP USA Eclipse. In this video, you'll not only get to see Will's reaction during his first...
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Will Deely (Beartooth): "Devastation" Playthrough

Will Deely (Beartooth): "Devastation" Playthrough

Check out ESP artist Will Deely of Columbus, OH-based metal band Beartooth on this guitar playthrough of their song "Devastation", a track off their 2021 album Below. Will is playing an ESP E-II EX NT, part of our "New for...
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Tommi Koivula: "Something Wicked This Way Comes" (cover)

Tommi Koivula: "Something Wicked This Way Comes" (cover)

ESP ALL ACCESS COMMUNITY MEMBER SPOTLIGHT! Here's something you might not know: of all the major guitar manufacturers, ESP offers a wider range of readily-available left-handed models than just about anyone. A good example is...
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LTD Deluxe SN-1 HT Demo by C.A. House Music

LTD Deluxe SN-1 HT Demo by C.A. House Music

We just stumbled across this excellent demo by Johnny from ESP dealer C.A. House Music in Ohio of the LTD Deluxe SN-1 HT, a guitar from our "New for 2021" collection. This guitar is a single-pickup, hardtail version of the SN...
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George Lynch: "Death By a Thousand Licks"

George Lynch: "Death By a Thousand Licks"

If you haven't heard the news yet, on August 20, 2021, the legendary master of shred guitar George Lynch is going to be releasing a solo album called Seamless. "Death By a Thousand Licks" is the first track we've heard, and...
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Stephen Carpenter: "You've Seen the Butcher" playthrough

Stephen Carpenter: "You've Seen the Butcher" playthrough

We're loving this series of playthrough videos by iconic ESP player Stephen Carpenter of Deftones. Here he is doing "You've Seen the Butcher" from their outstanding 2010 album Diamond Eyes. As usual, Stef is playing one of...
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Alan Wallace (Eminence): "The Vanishing" Playthrough on the E-II Horizon FR-7

Alan Wallace (Eminence): "The Vanishing" Playthrough on the E-II Horizon FR-7

ESP artist Alan Wallace of respected veteran Brazilian metal band Eminence does a playthrough of the song "The Vanishing" off the band's 2021 album Dark Echoes. Alan is playing his ESP E-II Horizon FR-7 in Black Turquoise...
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Roxy: "good 4 u" (playthrough cover)

Roxy: "good 4 u" (playthrough cover)

ESP ALL ACCESS COMMUNITY MEMBER SPOTLIGHT! Let's talk about pop music for a moment. Ask nine out of ten musicians in any genre from metal to classical to jazz, and they'll all claim to hate pop. Why? Well, it's because it...
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Nick Ruffilo (Bad Omens): "Never Know" Playthrough with the LTD GB-4

Nick Ruffilo (Bad Omens): "Never Know" Playthrough with the LTD GB-4

ESP artist Nick Ruffilo, bass player for Richmond, VA-based metalcore band Bad Omens, does a playthrough of their song "Never Know" using an LTD GB-4 bass in Vintage White finish. The GB-4 is completely unique among the LTD...
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Daniel Kesler: LTD Arrow-NT Arctic Metal Jam

Daniel Kesler: LTD Arrow-NT Arctic Metal Jam

ESP ALL ACCESS COMMUNITY MEMBER SPOTLIGHT! Community member Daniel Kesler is part of the extended ESP family, working as a product specialist for European ESP distributor Sound Service. We're always glad when he cranks out a...
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Signature Series Spotlight: Tom Araya (Slayer)

Signature Series Spotlight: Tom Araya (Slayer)

As the imposing bassist, songwriter, and vocalist of thrash metal legends Slayer, Tom Araya commands the entire stage. His signature basses are characterized by a sleek body shape and colossal tone, and embody Slayer’s...
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Florian Soum: Testing the E-II M-II NT

Florian Soum: Testing the E-II M-II NT

ESP ALL ACCESS COMMUNITY MEMBER SPOTLIGHT! French musician and guitar teacher Florian Soum has a bunch of our guitars, and his collection includes an ESP M-I, an LTD Deluxe EC-1000 EverTune, and several ESP E-II models like...
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Armored Saint: "Lone Wolf"

Armored Saint: "Lone Wolf"

It's a complete ESP extravaganza in the latest video from iconic veteran LA-based metal band Armored Saint! Featuring Phil Sandoval on his LTD Deluxe Arrow-1000 Candy Apple Red Satin, Joey Vera on his LTD Surveyor '87 Pearl...
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Signature Series Spotlight: Lars Frederiksen (Rancid)

Signature Series Spotlight: Lars Frederiksen (Rancid)

Musician and songwriter Lars Frederiksen is a certified punk rock guitar hero. A key member of Bay Area punk legends Rancid, Lars has been heavily involved in the underground music scene since the mid '80s.His LTD signature...
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Darren Stroud: "The Star-Spangled Banner"

Darren Stroud: "The Star-Spangled Banner"

ESP ALL ACCESS COMMUNITY MEMBER SPOTLIGHT! The USA is heading into a holiday weekend for Independence Day, so what better choice for our weekly All Access Spotlight than to show member Darren Stroud and his LTD Gary Holt...
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Helloween: "Skyfall"

Helloween: "Skyfall"

Released on June 18, 2021, the self-titled sixteenth studio album by iconic German power metal legends Helloween features the return of founder (and veteran ESP player) Kai Hansen along with multiple members of the band's...
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LTD Deluxe Xtone PS-1000 Demo by Gav King

LTD Deluxe Xtone PS-1000 Demo by Gav King

ESP player Gav King (Fields of Nephilim) does a demo of the LTD Deluxe Xtone PS-1000 Vintage Black. The PS-1000 takes the Xtone Series up to a whole new level, offering a high-performance solution in a semi-hollow bodied...
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Signature Series Spotlight: Reba Meyers (Code Orange)

Signature Series Spotlight: Reba Meyers (Code Orange)

Reba Meyers is the guitarist, vocalist, and founding member of American hardcore band Code Orange. Since their inception in 2008, the band has fearlessly mixed elements of punk, metal, and industrial to achieve a unique sound...
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Andres Castro: "Holy Diver" solo cover

Andres Castro: "Holy Diver" solo cover

ESP ALL ACCESS COMMUNITY MEMBER SPOTLIGHT! July 10, 1942 marked the birth of one of the greatest singing voices that ever existed, or possibly ever will exist. It was a voice that helped define hard rock and metal as we know...
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Signature Series Spotlight: Jeff Hanneman (Slayer)

Signature Series Spotlight: Jeff Hanneman (Slayer)

As the main songwriter, lyricist, and guitarist in thrash metal legends Slayer, Jeff Hanneman helped define heavy music. Famous for his aggressive playing, off-the-wall solos and deep lyrics, Jeff has influenced generations...
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InVase: "Wendigo" Bass Playthrough

InVase: "Wendigo" Bass Playthrough

ESP ALL ACCESS COMMUNITY MEMBER SPOTLIGHT! We love getting bass videos from members of the ESP All Access community. ESP basses are the not-so-secret weapon of thousands of players in genres that range from rock and metal to...
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Jan Fernandes on the E-II M-II 7 NT

Jan Fernandes on the E-II M-II 7 NT

ESP ALL ACCESS COMMUNITY MEMBER SPOTLIGHT! One thing we've seen many, many times over the years: if someone wants to demo a piece of audio gear the right way, from amps to plug-ins to pedals, they use their ESP. Today's All...
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Christian Bernadac: "Illumine"

Christian Bernadac: "Illumine"

Classically-trained ESP player Christian Bernadac uses his immense shredding skills in his new solo single "Illumine". Christian is playing the LTD BUZ-7, a seven-string, neck-thru-body Signature Series model from Buz McGrath...
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Brian Mojica: "The Oath" (Playthrough)

Brian Mojica: "The Oath" (Playthrough)

Here's ESP bass player Brian Mojica of California-based blackened hardcore band Wolf King doing a playthrough of "The Oath", a song of their 2021 album release The Path of Wrath. Brian is playing the LTD AP-4 Black Metal, a...
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