NEWS: James Hetfield’s ESP Iron Cross unveiled

James Hetfield has started using the ESP Iron Cross model I posted about here. A few shots have surfaced on the ESP web forum:As suspected, it’s based on ESP’s Eclipse model, rather than a straight Les Paul copy – it has the sharper Eclipse cutaway and ESP’s flag inlays.

The guitar is based on Hetfield’s customised 1973 ‘Iron Cross’ Gibson Les Paul, and the word is that it will be officially unveiled at Winter NAMM 2009 in ESP and LTD versions.

Cheers to forum member Metallijosh for the screen grab.

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