Best ESP Electric Guitars With Reverse Headstock in 2024

Here are the top ESP electric guitars with Reverse headstock.

After comparing the 2000+ guitars in our database, these are the best scoring ones with these characteristics. You can use our filters to the left to narrow down these results, or click on "Compare" to get a deep comparison between them. Our automated scoring system takes into account the ratings from ours users who own the guitar, and dozens of parameters to determine the build quality, playability, pickups quality, value for money, and more.

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1. ESP Arrow

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Playability 80
Sound 78
Build quality 75
Value for money 63
Overall Score 78

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  • Pickups noise: Noisy (1 vote)
  • Pickups power: Hot (1 vote)
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  • 3 Prices - New from $5,553.18 >
  • From ESP's 2014 Arrow series
  • Made in Japan
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • 3pc Maple neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan Blackouts AHB-1B (Humbucker/Active)
  • Neck pickup: Seymour Duncan Blackouts AHB-1N (Humbucker/Active)
  • 1 volume and 0 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Floyd Rose Original bridge
  • Thin U Neck-Through neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo frets
  • Gotoh tuners
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  • 3 Prices - New from $5,553.18 >
  • From ESP's 2014 Arrow series
  • Made in Japan
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • 3pc Maple neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan Blackouts AHB-1B (Humbucker/Active)
  • Neck pickup: Seymour Duncan Blackouts AHB-1N (Humbucker/Active)
  • 1 volume and 0 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Floyd Rose Original bridge
  • Thin U Neck-Through neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo frets
  • Gotoh tuners
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ESP Arrow
  • Made in Japan
  • Expensive Wood
  • Locking Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Neck-Through Build
  • Tremolo
  • Retainer Bar
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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2. ESP KH-2 Neck Thru Body

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Playability 80
Sound 79
Build quality 75
Value for money 63
Overall Score 78
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  • 2 Prices - New from $4,493.30 >
  • From ESP's 2018 Signature series
  • Made in Japan
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • 3pc Maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: EMG KH Bone Breaker Limited Edition (Humbucker/Active)
  • Neck pickup: EMG KH Bone Breaker Limited Edition (Humbucker/Active)
  • 2 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Floyd Rose Original bridge
  • Extra Thin U Neck-Through neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo frets
  • Gotoh tuners
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  • 2 Prices - New from $4,493.30 >
  • From ESP's 2018 Signature series
  • Made in Japan
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • 3pc Maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: EMG KH Bone Breaker Limited Edition (Humbucker/Active)
  • Neck pickup: EMG KH Bone Breaker Limited Edition (Humbucker/Active)
  • 2 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Floyd Rose Original bridge
  • Extra Thin U Neck-Through neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo frets
  • Gotoh tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
ESP KH-2 Neck Thru Body
  • Made in Japan
  • Expensive Wood
  • Locking Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Neck-Through Build
  • Tremolo
  • Retainer Bar
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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3. ESP KH Demonology

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Playability 80
Sound 79
Build quality 75
Value for money 63
Overall Score 78

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  • Pickups noise: Noiseless (9 votes)
  • Pickups power: Clean (5 votes)
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  • From ESP's 2017 Signature series
  • Made in Japan
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • 3pc Maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: EMG 81 (Humbucker/Active)
  • Neck pickup: EMG 60 (Humbucker/Active)
  • 2 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Floyd Rose Original bridge
  • Extra Thin U Neck-Through neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo frets
  • Gotoh tuners
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  • From ESP's 2017 Signature series
  • Made in Japan
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • 3pc Maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: EMG 81 (Humbucker/Active)
  • Neck pickup: EMG 60 (Humbucker/Active)
  • 2 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Floyd Rose Original bridge
  • Extra Thin U Neck-Through neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo frets
  • Gotoh tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
ESP KH Demonology
  • Made in Japan
  • Expensive Wood
  • Locking Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Neck-Through Build
  • Tremolo
  • Retainer Bar
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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    4. ESP KH-2 Vintage

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    Playability 80
    Sound 79
    Build quality 75
    Value for money 63
    Overall Score 78

    What our users think

    • Pickups noise: Noiseless (9 votes)
    • Pickups power: Clean (5 votes)
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    • 3 Prices - New from $6,099 >
    • From ESP's 2001 Signature series
    • Made in Japan
    • 6 strings
    • 25.5"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Alder body
    • 3pc Maple neck
    • Rosewood fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: EMG 81 (Humbucker/Active)
    • Neck pickup: EMG 60A (Humbucker/Active)
    • 2 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
    • 3-way Switch
    • Floyd Rose Original bridge
    • Extra Thin U Neck-Through neck
    • 24 XL Jumbo frets
    • Gotoh tuners
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    • 3 Prices - New from $6,099 >
    • From ESP's 2001 Signature series
    • Made in Japan
    • 6 strings
    • 25.5"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Alder body
    • 3pc Maple neck
    • Rosewood fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: EMG 81 (Humbucker/Active)
    • Neck pickup: EMG 60A (Humbucker/Active)
    • 2 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
    • 3-way Switch
    • Floyd Rose Original bridge
    • Extra Thin U Neck-Through neck
    • 24 XL Jumbo frets
    • Gotoh tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    ESP KH-2 Vintage
    • Made in Japan
    • Expensive Wood
    • Locking Nut
    • Top Brand Pickups
    • Neck-Through Build
    • Tremolo
    • Retainer Bar
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
    • No Weight Relief
    • No Luminescent Inlay
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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    5. ESP Kamikaze-4

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    Playability 70
    Sound 82
    Build quality 74
    Value for money 60
    Overall Score 75

    What our users think

    • Neck profile shape: D (1 vote)
    • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (1 vote)
    • Pickups noise: Noiseless (1 vote)
    • Pickups power: Clean (1 vote)
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    • 1 Prices - New from $6,033.11 >
    • From ESP's 2013 Signature series
    • Made in Japan
    • 6 strings
    • 25.5"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Maple body
    • Maple neck
    • Maple fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan Signature George Lynch “The Hunter” (Humbucker/Passive)
    • Neck pickup: ESP SS-120 (Single Coil/Passive)
    • 1 volume and 0 tone Dome knobs
    • 3-way Switch
    • Floyd Rose Original bridge
    • GL Original U Bolt-On neck
    • 22 XL Jumbo frets
    • Gotoh tuners
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    • 1 Prices - New from $6,033.11 >
    • From ESP's 2013 Signature series
    • Made in Japan
    • 6 strings
    • 25.5"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Maple body
    • Maple neck
    • Maple fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan Signature George Lynch “The Hunter” (Humbucker/Passive)
    • Neck pickup: ESP SS-120 (Single Coil/Passive)
    • 1 volume and 0 tone Dome knobs
    • 3-way Switch
    • Floyd Rose Original bridge
    • GL Original U Bolt-On neck
    • 22 XL Jumbo frets
    • Gotoh tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    ESP Kamikaze-4
    • Made in Japan
    • Locking Nut
    • Top Brand Pickups
    • Coil Split Pickups
    • Tremolo
    • Retainer Bar
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • No Expensive Woods
    • No Neck-Through Build
    • No Weight Relief
    • No Luminescent Inlay
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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    6. ESP Sunburst Tiger

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    Playability 70
    Sound 82
    Build quality 74
    Value for money 60
    Overall Score 75

    What our users think

    • Neck access to high frets: Very Easy (1 vote)
    • Fret edges: Smooth (1 vote)
    • Tuning stability: Holds tune well (1 vote)
    • Weight: Heavy (1 vote)
    • Neck profile shape: D (1 vote)
    • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (1 vote)
    • Pickups noise: Noiseless (1 vote)
    • Pickups power: Clean (1 vote)
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    • 1 Prices - Used from $3,890 >
    • From ESP's 2013 Signature series
    • Made in Japan
    • 6 strings
    • 25.5"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Maple body
    • Maple neck
    • Rosewood fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan Signature George Lynch “The Hunter” (Humbucker/Passive)
    • Neck pickup: ESP SS-120 (Single Coil/Passive)
    • 1 volume and 0 tone Dome knobs
    • 3-way Switch
    • Floyd Rose Original bridge
    • GL Original U Bolt-On neck
    • 22 XL Jumbo frets
    • Gotoh tuners
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    • 1 Prices - Used from $3,890 >
    • From ESP's 2013 Signature series
    • Made in Japan
    • 6 strings
    • 25.5"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Maple body
    • Maple neck
    • Rosewood fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan Signature George Lynch “The Hunter” (Humbucker/Passive)
    • Neck pickup: ESP SS-120 (Single Coil/Passive)
    • 1 volume and 0 tone Dome knobs
    • 3-way Switch
    • Floyd Rose Original bridge
    • GL Original U Bolt-On neck
    • 22 XL Jumbo frets
    • Gotoh tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    ESP Sunburst Tiger
    • Made in Japan
    • Expensive Wood
    • Locking Nut
    • Top Brand Pickups
    • Coil Split Pickups
    • Tremolo
    • Retainer Bar
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • No Neck-Through Build
    • No Weight Relief
    • No Luminescent Inlay
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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    7. ESP Skulls & Snakes

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    Playability 70
    Sound 82
    Build quality 74
    Value for money 60
    Overall Score 75

    What our users think

    • Neck profile shape: D (1 vote)
    • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (1 vote)
    • Pickups noise: Noiseless (1 vote)
    • Pickups power: Clean (1 vote)
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    • 3 Prices - New from $5,141.72 >
    • From ESP's 2011 Signature series
    • Made in Japan
    • 6 strings
    • 25.5"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Alder body
    • Maple neck
    • Rosewood fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan Signature George Lynch “The Hunter” (Humbucker/Passive)
    • Neck pickup: ESP SH-100 (Single Coil/Passive)
    • 1 volume and 0 tone Dome knobs
    • 3-way Switch
    • Floyd Rose Original bridge
    • GL Original U Bolt-On neck
    • 22 XL Jumbo frets
    • Gotoh tuners
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    • 3 Prices - New from $5,141.72 >
    • From ESP's 2011 Signature series
    • Made in Japan
    • 6 strings
    • 25.5"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Alder body
    • Maple neck
    • Rosewood fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan Signature George Lynch “The Hunter” (Humbucker/Passive)
    • Neck pickup: ESP SH-100 (Single Coil/Passive)
    • 1 volume and 0 tone Dome knobs
    • 3-way Switch
    • Floyd Rose Original bridge
    • GL Original U Bolt-On neck
    • 22 XL Jumbo frets
    • Gotoh tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    ESP Skulls & Snakes
    • Made in Japan
    • Expensive Wood
    • Locking Nut
    • Top Brand Pickups
    • Coil Split Pickups
    • Tremolo
    • Retainer Bar
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • No Neck-Through Build
    • No Weight Relief
    • No Luminescent Inlay
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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    8. ESP Kamikaze-1

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    ESP Kamikaze-1
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    Playability 70
    Sound 82
    Build quality 74
    Value for money 60
    Overall Score 75

    What our users think

    • Neck profile shape: D (1 vote)
    • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (1 vote)
    • Pickups noise: Noiseless (1 vote)
    • Pickups power: Clean (1 vote)
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    • 2 Prices - New from $5,999 >
    • From ESP's 2013 Signature series
    • Made in Japan
    • 6 strings
    • 25.5"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Maple body
    • Maple neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan Signature George Lynch “The Hunter” (Humbucker/Passive)
    • Neck pickup: ESP SS-120 (Single Coil/Passive)
    • 1 volume and 0 tone Dome knobs
    • 3-way Switch
    • Floyd Rose Original bridge
    • GL Original U Bolt-On neck
    • 22 XL Jumbo frets
    • Gotoh tuners
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    • 2 Prices - New from $5,999 >
    • From ESP's 2013 Signature series
    • Made in Japan
    • 6 strings
    • 25.5"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Maple body
    • Maple neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan Signature George Lynch “The Hunter” (Humbucker/Passive)
    • Neck pickup: ESP SS-120 (Single Coil/Passive)
    • 1 volume and 0 tone Dome knobs
    • 3-way Switch
    • Floyd Rose Original bridge
    • GL Original U Bolt-On neck
    • 22 XL Jumbo frets
    • Gotoh tuners
    • See all specs and compare >
    Strengths & Weaknesses
    ESP Kamikaze-1
    • Made in Japan
    • Expensive Wood
    • Locking Nut
    • Top Brand Pickups
    • Coil Split Pickups
    • Tremolo
    • Retainer Bar
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • No Neck-Through Build
    • No Weight Relief
    • No Luminescent Inlay
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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