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ESP Introduces Frank Bello Signature and LTD FB-4 Basses

ESP Frank Bello Signature Bass

ESP has unveiled a pair of new Frank Bello Signature basses at NAMM this year. The new ESP Frank Bello Bass and ESP LTD FB-4 models are based on the company’s Vintage-4, but customized to the Anthrax bassist’s liking. Both versions share the same specifications, though they are built in different factories and carry different price points.

ESP Frank Bello LTD FB-4 Bass

The new Bello basses follow a dark color scheme with a black satin finish, black anodized aluminum pickguard, and an ebony fingerboard with black pearloid block inlays. Featuring a 34” scale, the basses sport an alder body and a bolt-on maple neck. Both models also include a set of EMG PJ-X active pickups with Master Volume, Blend, and Master Tone controls.

The ESP Frank Bello and LTD FB-4 Basses will be available soon with street prices around $1,999 and $949, respectively. For more info, check out the ESP website.

ESP Frank Bello Signature and LTD FB-4 Bass Specs:

  • Bolt-On Construction
  • 34” Scale
  • Alder Body
  • Anodized Aluminum Pickguard
  • Maple Neck
  • Ebony Fingerboard
  • 42mm Standard Nut
  • Original U Neck Contour
  • 21 XJ Frets
  • Chrome Hardware
  • Gotoh Tuners (ESP Tuners on FB-4)
  • Gotoh 201B4 Bridge
  • EMG JX (B) / PX (N) Active pickups
  • Finish: BLKS (Black Satin)