ESP electric guitars and basses combine edgy looks with exceptional design—one that's sure to keep you inspired for years to come. Countless artists endorse their exquisite guitars and basses including Kirk Hammett and James Hetfield of Metallica, George Lynch of Dokken, Will Adler from Lamb of God, Ron Wood from The Rolling Stones, and Stephen Carpenter of Deftones, just to name a few.
Electric Sound Products began in the mid-1970s manufacturing high-end replacement parts for guitars under the direction of founder Hisatake Shibuya. Soon after, the Japan-based company started crafting guitars and brought their musical instruments to the U.S. in the early 1980s. ESP made custom guitars for New York-based musicians and were soon "discovered" by other professional rock and heavy metal artists, many of whom are loyal to the brand to this day. Read More>