About Ernie Ball:
Few names are quite as legendary in the guitar world as that of Ernie Ball. His love of the instrument led him to open the first music store in the United States to sell guitars exclusively, which also helped in the development of his incredible line of guitar strings. Arguably the most popular string manufacturer in the world, Ernie Ball is nearly synonymous with guitar-driven music.
Just look at some of the names who trust their sound to Ernie Ball and you'll understand why their strings are so popular. Legends like Buddy Guy, Jimmy Page, Angus Young, The Edge, Kirk Hammet and James Hetfield of Metallica, Slash, Billie Joe Armstrong, and Tom DeLonge all string up their guitars with Ernie Balls. Those are some serious heavy hitters, so it's no wonder you're checking these strings out for yourself.
Ernie Ball often teams up with artists for their Golden Pick sweepstakes. In the 2017 Ernie Ball Golden Pick with Metallica, Kirk Hammett and James Hetfield will be hosting the winner for a day at the Metallica studio and headquarters in Northern California. The winner also receives Ernie Ball strings, ESP guitars, and more.
The most popular Ernie Ball strings are the Slinkys. Developed when Ball saw a need for a lighter gauge of string, the Slinky has gone on to become the premier strings on the market. The 2221 Nickel Slinky Lime Guitar Strings are definitely the perfect example of these Ernie Ball strings. Available as single packs or in bulk (for gigging musicians out on the road), these Slinky strings provide a vibrant, bright tone along with plenty of versatility. Built with exacting standards to assure consistency, these are definitely an ideal set of strings.
Ernie Ball isn't just about strings, they also offer poly straps, strap locks, string winders, guitar picks, and more. Honestly, if you're looking for accessories, there's no better place to turn. Ernie Ball has always strived to innovate and make things better for guitarists. With a simple and true love for the instrument, they have forever revolutionized the way it sounds and continue to be the go to name for strings and accessories in the guitar world.