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Marten Andersson announces new signature 8-string ESP bass

Bassist Marten Andersson (Lizzy Borden, Starwood, George Lynch), has released photos of his new 8-string ESP bass. Marten is a long-time endorsee of ESP, and had a hand in creating the prototype for this new custom bass.

“Working together with ESP, and based on my ideas and specs we have created a prototype of my first custom bass,” Marten shared in a recent release. “This is a true, unique 8 string bass that has been refined in my head for a couple of years. I chose top components and the highest standards and craftsmanship that ESP offers. This bass stays in tune throughout a full headlining set and it is one of the loudest, most powerful basses I have ever heard.”

The bass is available through ESP directly and built to order, with the following features and options:

  • EMG or Seymour Duncan pickups
  • Schaller or Dunlop Straplocks
  • Black or chrome hardware
  • Standard 8 string ESP B Series neck (with a unique headstock)
  • 34″ scale with 24 frets
  • Metallic red sparkle finish with star inlays as fret markers
  • For more info and photos, check out Marten’s new page.

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