NAMM 2023: ESP lifts the curtain on 12 updated and all-new models in extensive E-II drop

ESP E-II electric guitar
(Image credit: ESP)

NAMM 2023: In keeping with its NAMM traditions, ESP has unveiled an army of new electric guitars, among which are 12 updated and all-new six-strings that will join up with the brand’s Japanese-built E-II family.

The 12 models can be divided among four ESP platforms, with the drop comprising two Arrows, four Eclipses, four M Series guitars, a lone Viper and an eye-popping SN-III HT.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.