ESP have launched a Babymetal nine-string guitar

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ESP have launched a Babymetal nine-string guitar

The ESP E-II MF-9 Babymetal guitar is a collaboration between the band and the Japanese arm of ESP, and boasts a mighty 27.99″ scale with a whopping nine strings attached. Welp – here I was thinking that seven strings were too hard to conquer. 


With a deluxe bound Black Stain finish and Babymetal’s logo stamped on the back of the headstock, the ESP E-II MF-9 Babymetal model also features an alder body and a three-piece, hard maple thin-U shaped neck, with 24 extra jumbo frets and a pau ferro board with Luminlay dots to spill your chops across. A Hipshot fixed bridge and Gotoh tuners keep everything in tune, while a lone EMG 909 humbucker and volume knob keep you covered in the tone department. 



If you’re keen on owning one of these guitars, they’re available to order from ESP Japan’s website until October 31, 2020 – you even get a bespoke Babymetal emblazoned hard case to keep all those nine strings safe. 


Check out the guitar in greater detail over at ESP Japan today.