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Marten Andersson unveils ESP 8 string bass

 

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Bass Player Marten Andersson (Lizzy Borden, George Lynch, Starwood), a long time player and endorsee of ESP, has unveiled photo's of his new 8 string ESP. "I have played ESP Basses for most of my life," explain Marten Andersson. "Working together with ESP, we have created a prototype of my first custom bass based on my specs. This is a true unique 8 string bass that has been refined in my head for a couple of years. I chose top components, and the highest standards and craftsmanship that ESP offers. This bass stays in tune throughout a full headlining set, and it's one of the loudest powerful basses I have ever heard."

Available as a built to order and only available factory direct through ESP (at the moment). The bass has pickups, hardware and is designed based on Andersson's original specs, but can be outfitted with either EMG or Seymour Duncan pickups, Schaller or Dunlop Straplocks, and Black or Chrome hardware. Featuring a standard 8 string ESP B Series neck, 34" scale with 24 frets, The model incorporates a metallic red sparkle finish with star inlays as fret markers. Fretboard/inlay: rosewood/stars and Gotoh Tuners.

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     The new signature bass can be seen in the Lizzy Borden video ''Under Your Skin" which premiered on MTV's Headbangers Ball last weekend. The track comes off Lizzy Borden's CD "Appointment With Death" out world-wide through Metal Blade Records.

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Bass at the ESP Booth at the NAMM Show

   

 

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