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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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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ESP Presents Preview: Behemoth Playthrough - “Ov My Herculean Exile”

ESP Presents Preview: Behemoth Playthrough - “Ov My Herculean Exile”

For a preview of ESP Presents Phase 2, here’s Nergal, Orion, and Seth from Polish extreme metal gods Behemoth doing a playthrough of their song “Ov My Herculean Exile” from their upcoming album Opvs Contra Natvram. Nergal is...
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Ariel Lumanlan (Arcadia): "Faceless Hope" playthrough

Ariel Lumanlan (Arcadia): "Faceless Hope" playthrough

Philippines-based guitarist Ariel Lumanlan of Arcadia does a playthrough of their song "Faceless Hope" on an Eclipse from the ESP Custom Shop. The Eclipse is the classic single-cutaway shape that ranks among the most popular...
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Stephen Carpenter: "Rocket Skates" (Deftones) playthrough

Stephen Carpenter: "Rocket Skates" (Deftones) playthrough

Here's iconic ESP player Stephen Carpenter doing a killer playthrough of "Rocket Skates" from Deftones' excellent 2010 album Diamond Eyes. Stef is playing one of his massive collection of guitars from the ESP Custom Shop......
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Brian Krahe (Krosis): "Begonia" playthrough on the LTD Deluxe B-1005

Brian Krahe (Krosis): "Begonia" playthrough on the LTD Deluxe B-1005

ESP artist Brian Krahe of North Carolina-based progressive deathcore band Krosis does a playthrough of their song "Begonia" using the LTD Deluxe B-1005 bass. This is a remarkable instrument that offers a swamp ash body topped...
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Masaki Murashita: "Death or Glory" with the ESP Arrow and ENGL Fireball 100

Masaki Murashita: "Death or Glory" with the ESP Arrow and ENGL Fireball 100

Los Angeles-based shred guitar master Masaki Murashita is using two premier tools of the trade to rock on this playthrough of his song "Death or Glory": the ESP Original Series Arrow, and the ENGL Fireball 100 amplifier. Hand...
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Nathan Montalvo: "Turn Back the Clock" with the LTD Mirage Deluxe '87 Rainbow Crackle

Nathan Montalvo: "Turn Back the Clock" with the LTD Mirage Deluxe '87 Rainbow Crackle

Here's ESP artist Nathan Montalvo shredding it up on a playthrough of his song "Turn Back the Clock" using the LTD Mirage Deluxe '87 in Rainbow Crackle finish. Part of the LTD '87 Series which recreates instruments from ESP’s...
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Euge Valovirta: "The Boogie Boy"

Euge Valovirta: "The Boogie Boy"

Finnish metal guitar god Euge Valovirta does a playthrough of his new song "The Boogie Boy" using his ESP Custom Shop Eclipse. The Eclipse is the classic single-cutaway shape that's been updated for modern sounds and...
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Iivo Kaipainen (Arion): "Bloodline" (solo playthrough)

Iivo Kaipainen (Arion): "Bloodline" (solo playthrough)

Here's ESP artist Iivo Kaipainen of Finnish power metal band Arion (joined by keyboardist Arttu Vauhkonen) doing a playthrough of the solo section of their song "Bloodline", using his ESP Custom Shop Horizon. Located in...
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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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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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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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Teloch (Mayhem): "Voces Ab Alta" (Playthrough)

Teloch (Mayhem): "Voces Ab Alta" (Playthrough)

Using an Eclipse from ESP's famous Tokyo-based Custom Shop, Mayhem guitarist Teloch does this playthrough of the band's song "Voces Ab Alta" from their latest album Atavistic. Mayhem are legends in the black metal world, and...
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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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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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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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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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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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Iivo Kaipainen: "Where The Ocean Greets The Sky" ( Solo Playthrough)

Iivo Kaipainen: "Where The Ocean Greets The Sky" ( Solo Playthrough)

ESP player Iivo Kaipainen of Finnish power metal band Arion does this outstanding playthrough of the solo section from their song "Where The Ocean Greets The Sky" using his ESP Custom Shop guitar. Known worldwide for the...
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Stephen Carpenter: "Romantic Dreams" playthrough

Stephen Carpenter: "Romantic Dreams" playthrough

Here's iconic ESP player Stephen Carpenter doing a playthrough of "Romantic Dreams" from Deftones' acclaimed 2012 album Koi No Yokan. As usual, Stef turns to one of his huge collection of guitars from the ESP Custom Shop in...
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Josh Middleton: "I Sever" (Sylosis) Playthrough Excerpt on the JM-II

Josh Middleton: "I Sever" (Sylosis) Playthrough Excerpt on the JM-II

ESP signature artist Josh Middleton (Architects/Sylosis) does a playthrough of the Sylosis song "I Sever" using his LTD Signature Series JM-II. The JM-II offers a bolt-on construction alder body with quilted maple top, a...
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Josh Middleton: "Shield" (Sylosis) Playthrough Excerpt on the JM-II

Josh Middleton: "Shield" (Sylosis) Playthrough Excerpt on the JM-II

ESP signature artist Josh Middleton (Architects/Sylosis) does a playthrough of the Sylosis song "Shield" using his LTD Signature Series JM-II. The JM-II offers a bolt-on construction alder body with quilted maple top, a...
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Josh Middleton: "Devils in Their Eyes" (Sylosis) Playthrough Excerpt on the JM-II

Josh Middleton: "Devils in Their Eyes" (Sylosis) Playthrough Excerpt on the JM-II

ESP signature artist Josh Middleton (Architects/Sylosis) does a playthrough of the Sylosis song "Devils in Their Eyes" using his LTD Signature Series JM-II. The JM-II offers a bolt-on construction alder body with quilted...
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Josh Middleton: "Cycle of Suffering" (Sylosis) Playthrough Excerpt on the JM-II

Josh Middleton: "Cycle of Suffering" (Sylosis) Playthrough Excerpt on the JM-II

ESP signature artist Josh Middleton (Architects/Sylosis) does a playthrough of the Sylosis song "Cycle of Suffering" using his LTD Signature Series JM-II. The JM-II offers a bolt-on construction alder body with quilted maple...
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Josh Middleton: "Calcified" (Sylosis) Playthrough Excerpt on the JM-II

Josh Middleton: "Calcified" (Sylosis) Playthrough Excerpt on the JM-II

ESP signature artist Josh Middleton (Architects/Sylosis) does a playthrough of the Sylosis song "Calcified" using his LTD Signature Series JM-II. The JM-II offers a bolt-on construction alder body with quilted maple top, a...
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Josh Middleton: "Arms Like a Noose" (Sylosis) Playthrough Excerpt on the JM-II

Josh Middleton: "Arms Like a Noose" (Sylosis) Playthrough Excerpt on the JM-II

ESP signature artist Josh Middleton (Architects/Sylosis) does a playthrough of the Sylosis song "Arms Like a Noose" using his LTD Signature Series JM-II. The JM-II offers a bolt-on construction alder body with quilted maple...
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Josh Middleton: "Discourse Is Dead" (Architects) Playthrough on the JM-II

Josh Middleton: "Discourse Is Dead" (Architects) Playthrough on the JM-II

ESP signature artist Josh Middleton (Architects/Sylosis) does a playthrough of the Architects' song "Discourse Is Dead" using his LTD Signature Series JM-II. The JM-II offers a bolt-on construction alder body with quilted...
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