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ESP Shows 54 New Guitar And Bass Models [ Musikmesse 2007 ]

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FRANKFURT, GERMANY (March 28, 2007) — ESP Guitars’ is debuting over 50 new models of guitars and basses at the 2007 Musikmesse show. Ranging from newly available finishes on existing instruments to brand new Standard, Deluxe and Signature Series models, the guitars and basses are being released under both the premier ESP brand and the popular LTD brand.

“The last several years have seen ESP’s growth to become one of the leading guitar manufacturers in the world,” says Matt Masciandaro, ESP president. “We’re happy to be able to come into Musikmesse with a huge variety of guitars and basses that cover a wide range of price points, performance features, and aesthetic styles.”

Following is a list of ESP’s new offerings for 2007 with brief descriptions. Detailed information on each model can be found on ESP’s web site.

ESP/LTD SIGNATURE SERIES GUITARS (see other ESP news articles for more details)

  • ESP KH-20 Limited Edition (Kirk Hammett 20th Anniversary Model)
  • ESP GL-20 Limited Edition (George Lynch 20th Anniversary Model)
  • ESP GL-56 Reissue (George Lynch signature model reissue)
  • LTD Alexi-200 (Alexi Laiho signature model, Bolt-on Version of Alexi-600 w/ solid colors — no pinstripes)
  • ESP Will Adler (Will Adler signature model ESP Eclipse with Dark Green Camo Graphic & custom inlays)
  • LTD WA-600 (Will Adler signature model LTD Eclipse with Dark Green Camo Graphic & custom inlays)
  • ESP Jeff Hanneman (UC) (Urban Camo Version of Jeff’s Signature model)
  • ESP Stef-7 (Stephen Carpenter signature model, 7-string version of current 6-string Stef model)
  • LTD SC-207 (Stephen Carpenter signature model, bolt-on 200 series 7-str. Version of current SC-200)
  • LTD Wayne-600 (Wayne Static signature model, Black nickel diamond plate, single p.u. Static-X logo on fingerboard)
  • ESP Gus G. (Gus G. signature model, Random Star shape w/ flamed maple top, custom inlays)
  • LTD Gus-600 (Gus G. signature model, Random Star shape w/ flamed maple top, custom inlays)
  • ESP Max Cavalera AX (Max Cavalera signature model, AX-Guitar w/ Soulfly inlays, one pickup, Snow White)
  • LTD Max-600 (Max Cavalera signature model, AX-Guitar w/ Soulfly inlays, one pickup, Snow White)


ESP VINTAGE SERIES GUITARS AND BASSES (see other ESP news articles for more details)

  • ESP Vintage Plus (BLK/M) (Guitar, Black w/ Maple fretboard, Antique White 3ply pickguard, distressed paint)
  • ESP Vintage Plus (3TB/R) (Guitar, 3Tone SB w/ Rosewood fretboard, Antique White 3ply pickguard,distressed paint)
  • ESP Vintage-4 (BLK/M) (Bass, Black w/ Maple fretboard, Antique white 1ply pickguard, distressed paint)
  • ESP Vintage-4 (3TB/R) (Bass, Black w/ Maple fretboard, Tortoise Shell 3ply pickguard, distressed paint)


ESP STANDARD SERIES GUITARS

  • ESP M-I NTB (BLKS) (Neck-Thru-Body M-1, Black Satin)


ESP STANDARD BASSES

  • ESP Surveyor-5 (BLK/E) (5-str. Version of current Surveyor-II, black)
  • ESP Surveyor-5 (NAT/M) (5-str. Version of current Surveyor-II, natural)


LTD DELUXE SERIES GUITARS

  • LTD H-1001 w/EMGs (BLK) (Replaces H-1000: new headstock shape, new p.u. combination)
  • LTD H-1001 w/Duncans (ACSB) (Replaces H-1000: new headstock shape, new p.u. combination)
  • LTD EC-1000 (SW) (New Snow White Color only for this model)
  • LTD MH-1000 w/EMGs (STBLK) (New Color and version of this model: Floyd Rose, Flamed Maple top — replaces current MH-1000 BLK)


LTD STANDARD SERIES GUITARS

  • LTD AX-260 (Replaces current AX-250 w/ neck-thru-body version)
  • LTD V-500 (V-shape w/ EMG’s, pickguard, Tuneomatic w/ string thru body, locking tuners, etc.)
  • LTD V-200 (V-shape, bolt-on, Tuneomatic w/ string thru body, EMG-ESP pickups,etc.)
  • LTD EC-500 (Replaces current EC-400 w/ arched top body, solid colors, triple binding, colors: BLK, OW, STBC)
  • LTD EC-500S (Black Satin version w/out binding, replaces last year’s EC-500)
  • LTD EC-400VF (Vintage Flame) (Replaces last year’s EC-400AT w/ Flamed Maple top & new colors Tobacco Sunburst & Faded Cherry Sunburst)
  • LTD Viper-500S (Replaces last year’s Viper-500 w/out skull logo)
  • LTD H-500 (STBLK) (Replaces H-400, new headstock shape, binding on body, string thru body)
  • LTD H-500 (ACSB) (Replaces H-400, new headstock shape, binding on body, string thru body )
  • LTD H-251 (Replaces H-250, new headstock shape, binding on body, string thru body )
  • LTD H-101FM (Replaces H-100FM, new headstock shape, string thru body, new ESP pickups)
  • LTD H-51 *New Model (Replaces H-100FM, new headstock shape, string thru body, new ESP Pickups, colors EB & BCH)
  • LTD PB-500 (Set Neck double cutaway with Flamed maple top, natural binding on body, Seymour Duncan Alnico-2 Pro chrome cover pickup set, Tuneomatic & stop tail, colors See Thru Brown Satin & Amber Sunburst)
  • LTD FX-400SM (EX shape w/ F-series headstock, Spalted Maple top on body, Natural Satin finish)
  • LTD FX-260SM (EX shape w/ F-series headstock, Spalted Maple top on body, Natural Satin finish)


LTD BASSES

  • LTD AX-404 (AX-shape bass — 4-string, neck thru, EMG Active pickups & EQ)
  • LTD AX-104 (AX-shape bass — 4-string, bolt-on, ESP pickups & active EQ)
  • LTD D-4 (Neck-thru natural dark wood, 4-str., More rounded body corners, EMG Active p.u. & EQ)
  • LTD D-5 (Neck-thru natural dark wood, 5-str., More rounded body corners, EMG Active p.u. & EQ)
  • LTD Surveyor-405 (BLK) (5-str. Version of current Surveyor-400, black finish)
  • LTD Surveyor-405 (NAT) (5-str. Version of current Surveyor-400)
  • LTD EC-254FM (Replaces current EC-254 w/ Flamed Maple top)
  • LTD Viper-254FM (Replaces Viper-254 w/ Flamed Maple Top, colors STBLK & STBC)
  • LTD F-405FM (5-str. Version of F-404FM)
  • LTD B-404SM (Replaces B-404FM with Spalted Maple Top, natural satin finish)
  • LTD B-405SM (Replaces B-405FM with Spalted Maple Top, natural satin finish)
  • LTD B-206SM (Replaces B-206FM with Spalted Maple Top, natural satin finish)


OTHER NEW COLORS/FINISHES

  • ESP Eclipse-II (SW) *Snow White (New Color)
  • ESP Eclipse-II (VW) *Vintage White (New Color)


About ESP Guitars

Founded in 1975, ESP Guitar Company is the respected manufacturer of custom electric guitars for musicians around the world. The ESP brands of guitars and basses include ESP, LTD, and X-Tone.
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