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ESP at Guitar Showcase 2021: introducing the stunning LTD Josh Middleton Signature Series JM-II

Josh Middleton is the acclaimed and highly influential guitarist of Sylosis and Architects, and his first ESP Signature Series guitar is one that lives up to this musician’s extraordinary talent. 

Respected around the world for his immense technical precision, Josh is part of a new generation of guitar heroes. Hailing from Reading, UK, Josh’s musical contributions have gone beyond his work with progressive metal icons Sylosis and metalcore giants Architects, and ventured into the realms of music production and education. The JM-II was designed to Josh's exact specifications for the highest level of playability and tone.

LTD Josh Middleton Signature JM-II features

ESP LTD Josh Middleton Signature JM-II

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The LTD JM-II offers a bolt-on construction alder body with quilted maple top, a three-piece roasted maple neck in an extra-thin u-shaped profile, and a Macassar ebony fingerboard with 24 extra-jumbo stainless steel frets. 

Components on the JM-II include a set of Fishman Fluence Modern Humbucker pickups (alnico in the neck and ceramic in the bridge), with push-pull control to select voicings. It also offers locking tuners and a recessed Gotoh TOM bridge with string-thru-body design.

Check out the videos below to see Josh put the LTD JM-II through its paces as he plays through Architect's Animals and Sylosis' Arms Like A Noose...

Architects – Animals playthrough

Sylosis – Arms Like A Noose playthrough

For more information on the LTD Josh Middleton Signature JM-II head to ESP Guitars.