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ESP unveils mouth-watering USA Eclipse FR Jawbreaker

ESP USA Eclipse FR Jawbreaker
(Image credit: ESP Guitars)

NAMM 2021 isn't taking place in the physical realm this year, but you'll find all the hottest January gear launches in our guide to the biggest guitar, amp and pedal releases of 2021 so far.

The cancelation of NAMM 2021's physical form hasn't stopped ESP from unveiling a boatload of new electric guitars

The company's Phase 1 and 2 drops have already seen the introduction of the Arctic Metal Series – a color-flipped version of its popular single-pickup Black Metal Series – a bunch of new LTD Deluxe models, and the new Josh Middleton LTD Signature Series JM-II, to name a few.

And with its Phase 3 product drop, ESP has revealed plenty more guitars to sink your teeth into. Chief among them is the USA Eclipse FR Jawbreaker.

It features a chambered mahogany body with either a flamed maple or quilted maple top – customers can choose their preference – finished in a design reminiscent of the classic confectionary item, the jawbreaker.

The guitar's construction is completed by a three-piece mahogany neck and 22-extra jumbo-fret ebony fingerboard with split-flag inlays.

Pickup configuration can be customized, too, with a range of Seymour Duncan (passive) and EMG (active) models available.

Other features include Sperzel Trim-Lok tuners, Dunlop strap locks, bone nut and a Floyd Rose bridge.

For more information, head over to ESP Guitars (opens in new tab).

The company will be revealing plenty more new models – among them the return of Kirk Hammett's KH-3 Spider – in its new ESP Presents 2021 video streaming series.

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Sam is a Staff Writer at Guitar World, also creating content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar (opens in new tab).