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Metallica’s James Hetfield launches signature guitar strings with Ernie Ball

Metallica frontman James Hetfield has teamed up with Ernie Ball to create his own line of signature guitar strings. Dubbed Papa Het’s Hardwired Master Core, the strings come in a unique 11-50 gauge combo, which Ernie Ball calls “ideal for [Hetfield’s] aggressive style and technique.”. “It’s only...
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James Hetfield launches his first-ever signature guitar strings with Ernie Ball

Ernie Ball has partnered with Metallica's James Hetfield for his first-ever signature set of guitar strings, Papa Het's Hardwired Master Cores. Developed over the past decade, the strings boast a “never-before-offered” 11-50 gauge combination – 11, 14, 18p, 28, 38, 50 – and come housed in a bright green metal tin with custom artwork designed by Hetfield himself.
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Guitar Gabby joins forces with PRS, Ernie Ball, ESP, EMG and more for fundraising livestreams and charity community days

The two-part TxLips Give Back event will support a number of non-profit organizations that work to uplift LGBTQ+ and BIPOC communities, and provide food, clothing and education to vulnerable people. Gabriella “Guitar Gabby” Logan has announced the 2021 edition of TxLips Give Back – a charity fundraiser event that will...

Ernie Ball and Tim Commerford Release Limited-Edition Basses

Ernie Ball Music Man is excited to launch a brand-new collection of limited edition bass guitars with Tim Commerford, the legendary bassist of Rage Against the Machine, Audioslave, Prophets of Rage, and his newest project 7D7D, with a debut release coming soon. Tim has been a part of the Ernie Ball Music Man family throughout his career. This collaboration is the natural evolution of this amazing ongoing partnership.

Electric Bass Strings Market to Witness Huge Growth by D'Addario, DR Strings, Ernie Ball

A Latest intelligence report published by AMA Research with title "Electric Bass Strings Market Outlook to 2026.A detailed study accumulated to offer Latest insights about acute features of the Global Electric Bass Strings market. This report provides a detailed overview of key factors in the Electric Bass Strings Market and factors such as driver, restraint, past and current trends, regulatory scenarios and technology development. A thorough analysis of these factors including economic slowdown, local & global reforms and COVID-19 Impact has been conducted to determine future growth prospects in the global market.

Ernie Ball and John Petrucci Celebrate 20th Anniversary

Ernie Ball Music Man and Signature Artist John Petrucci are proud to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the John Petrucci Signature Guitar. For over two decades the world-renowned Dream Theater guitarist has partnered and collaborated with Ernie Ball Music Man crafting some of the world's most forward-thinking and innovative signature instruments. To celebrate 20 years, Ernie Ball Music Man is offering a limited edition 20th Anniversary JP as well as a limited edition 20th Anniversary Majesty. Both are available now in either a 6 or 7 string version.

Ernie Ball is releasing a new St. Vincent signature guitar named Goldie

Ernie Ball Music Man is releasing a new signature model for St. Vincent, dubbed Goldie, which will be out this June. While the guitar’s body shape remains similar to St. Vincent’s other signature models with the brand, major additions include gold foil pickups, a vintage-flavoured parchment pickguard, brass saddles and a trio of new colour options: Cashmere, Velveteen and Silk Charmeuse.

Ernie Ball/Music Man St. Vincent Review

A light, ultra-ergonomic solidbody with bold looks and tones. It’s no secret that many “artist signature” guitars aren’t all that different from a company’s stock models. Jigger with surface cosmetics, maybe tweak the electronics a bit, and voilà — you’ve got a “new” model to sell at an upmarket price.