ESP LTD James Hetfield Iron Cross SW

You can’t deny the sweet looks and epic tone of the ESP LTD James Hetfield Iron Cross SW signature guitar! This axe captures the angst of Metallica’s legendary frontman, with Iron Cross artwork and custom inlays. And it’s got the sound to match the looks, with a hot pair of EMG JH humbuckers that are ready to make your amplifier roar. We’ve helped rock guitarists achieve aggressive tones here at Sweetwater for decades, and we can easily say the ESP LTD James Hetfield Iron Cross SW signature guitar is primed for impressive performance.

ESP LTD James Hetfield Iron Cross SW Signature Solidbody Electric Guitar at a Glance:

  • Audacious tonal tenacity from EMG JH signature humbucking pickups
  • Designed for furious fretwork
  • You’re ready to rock with ESP LTD

Audacious tonal tenacity from EMG JH signature humbucking pickups

James Hetfield requested a set of sleek-looking active pickups from EMG with the clarity and punch of passive pickups while still retaining the classic EMG character, and they delivered with the JH “Het” Set you’ll find on the LTD James Hetfield Iron Cross SW Signature guitar. The neck pickup used ceramic pole pieces for a fuller attack, higher output, and beefier low end. The bridge pickup uses steel pole pieces for a tighter attack and cleaner lows. Between the two, you’ve got a world of tone to explore with the ESP LTD James Hetfield Iron Cross SW Signature.

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