Metallica James Hetfield Guitar

A week before James Hetfield and Co. are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the metal icons’ Guitar Hero: Metallica video game hits stores, on March 29th. The new addition to the GH franchise boasts 28 controller-shredding songs taken from Metallica’s voluminous catalog as well as band-ap[......]

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James Hetfields Guitar

Hey there guys. I found an article in the Guitar World magazine of James explaining his technique. I thought I’d post what he says on here for those who’re wanting to learn how he down picks so rapidly. Enjoy. “I hold my pick in what might seem like a strange way, with three fingers. I’ve always[......]

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James Hetfield S Guitar

Over the years, Guitarist has been fortunate to get our grubby mitts on just about every ESP James Hetfield signature guitar that’s been made available, often in strictly limited numbers, to the metal-loving public. Sadly we missed out on the JH-1, a Flying-V resplendent with green flames, bu[......]

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James Hetfield Signature Guitars

The EMG James Hetfield signature pickups look flash and sound killer – just like you’d expect from the leader of one of the world’s foremost rock bands! Featuring black nickel covers, and based upon modded versions of EMG classics the EMG60 and EMG81, these pickups are meaner and fuller with higher[......]

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James Hetfield Gear

Okay, okay, it’s Metallica. Yes, they’re an easy target (thanks Lou Reed), but they remain one of the most important bands in rock and metal. More importantly, have you seen the setlists these guys are playing for their 30th anniversary celebrations? My word. This week, the band have also unveil[......]

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James Hetfield Signature Guitar

A cool limited edition signature model from one of the pioneers of metal! Available in limited quantities in 2009 only, the ESP James Hetfield Signature Iron Cross is currently featured on Metallica’s Death Magnetic World Tour. Painstaking effort has gone into recreating every nuance of James’[......]

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Hetfield Guitar

Electric Sound Products, better know to guitarists as ESP, started humbly enough in Tokyo, Japan in 1975. The company rose on its reputation for high-quality, custom-made replacement guitar parts and components, but it didn’t take long for ESP to start crafting their own instruments. Entering th[......]

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James Hetfield Guitars

The James Hetfield Snakebyte is coiled and ready to strike. The modified EX body an all-mahogany and neck construction, ebony fretboard with 22 extra-jumbo frets, and venomous EMG active humbuckers. The metal logo headstock and fretboard snake inlay warn all who approach to tread lightly or be i[......]

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James Hetfield Guitar

James Hetfield is probably one of the most recognized figures in the world of rock and metal, being the co-founder, main songwriter, and vocalist/rhythm guitar player for Metallica.Hetfield has been a major endorser of ESP guitars since the 1980s, and is best known for playing custom-made Explor[......]

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