Skip to main content
Play Video
24-Month Financing*
ESP ESP

ESP James Hetfield LTD Signature Snakebyte Electric Guitar Camo

Q&A SKU #L92548000001000
1899.0 $1,899.00
Or
80 $80/mo. with 24 months financing*
Limited time Learn more
More ways to pay:
Lease-to-own with Progressive Leasing. Learn more
Loyalty Points Icon
Loyalty Points Icon
Earn 15,192 reward points
($151.92 in credit)
Earn 15,192 reward pts.
($151.92 in credit)
Inventory Msg Check Mark Inventory Msg Exclamation In Checkout Promo Inventory Msg Download Icon
In Stock & Ready to Ship
Most orders placed before 3 p.m. ET ship same day (except weekends and holidays).
  • Free Shipping
  • Flexible Financing
  • Lowest Price
Product Warranties Icon Product Warranties Icon

Gold Coverage Protection

Protect your gear

Chevron Right Icon
Overview

A James Hetfield Signature with his own EMG JH active pickups and a custom camo finish.

The ESP James Hetfield LTD Signature Snakebyte electric guitar features set-neck construction at 24.75” scale, pairing a mahogany body with a thin “U”-shaped 3-piece mahogany neck, and a Macassar ebony fingerboard with 22 extra-jumbo frets. Its sound is driven by a set of James’ own EMG JH SET active pickups, along with a TonePros locking Tune-O-Matic bridge and tailpiece. The finish is based on a camouflage pattern created by high-performance hunting gear manufacturer KUIU, a design chosen by Hetfield. A portion of the proceeds from each LTD Signature Snakebyte goes to Metallica’s All Within My Hands Foundation, a non-profit, philanthropic organization dedicated to creating sustainable communities by supporting workforce education, the fight against hunger and other critical local services. Comes with a hardshell case.

Features

  • Mahogany body
  • 3-piece mahogany neck in a thin “U”-shaped profile
  • Macassar ebony fingerboard with 22 extra-jumbo frets
  • Dual EMG JH SET active pickups

Order the ESP James Hetfield LTD Signature Snakebyte today.

Specs

James Hetfield LTD Signature Snakebyte Electric Guitar Specifications:

Body
  • Body wood: Mahogany
Neck
  • Neck shape: Thin "U"
  • Neck wood: 3-piece mahogany
  • Joint: Set-neck
  • Scale length: 24.75"
Fingerboard
  • Material: Macassar ebony
  • Radius: 13.78" (350 mm)
  • Fret size: Extra-jumbo
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Nut width/material: 1.65 in. (42 mm) molded
Electronics
  • Configuration: HH
  • Neck: EMG humbucker
  • Bridge: EMG humbucker
  • Control layout: Volume 1, Volume 2, Toggle switch
Hardware
  • Bridge design: TonePros locking Tune-O-Matic
  • Tailpiece: TonePros
  • Tuning machines: LTD locking
  • Color: Black
Other
  • Number of strings: 6 string
  • Case: Hardshell case
  • Orientation: Right-handed
Q&A

Questions & Answers

Do you have questions about this product?

Shop with a Friend
Free Shipping
  • Free Standard Ground shipping (48 contiguous states, some overweight and Used/Vintage items excluded).
  • Orders placed before 3 p.m. ET usually ship the same business day.
Learn More
2-Year Free Warranty on Guitars

Every guitar or bass you purchase from Musician's Friend (electric or acoustic, New or Open Box) includes two years of protection from manufacturer defects.

Contact Us for Details
We're Here for You

Our Gear Advisers are available to guide you through your entire shopping experience. Call or Chat for expert advice and to hear the latest deals.

Contact Us
Proactive Advisor Support Chat