Straight from the dark visions of Mister Sam, the Vampire Bio-tech Series is a new limited edition collection of guitars from LTD. Sam’s last series of LTD Graphic Guitars, the Clockwork Zombie, became instant collectibles, and the sinister steampunk look of the Vampire Bio-tech series is destined for instant status as well.

Available in three body styles – EC, M, and Viper – the Vampire Bio-tech series is much more than just fine art. All are high performance guitars, with active EMG pickups, highquality tonewoods for the body and neck, and ebony fingerboards.

When he’s not creating some of our most popular limited-edition guitars, Mister Sam has been hailed for his art exhibitions in his native UK, and has created album and merchandise art for many of the industry’s leading musicians.

EMG 81
One of the most popular EMG’s, the 81 is the one that started a revolution. Utilizing powerful ceramic magnets and close aperture coils, the tone was designed with detailed intensity, incredible amounts of high end cut, and fluid sustain. Traditionally used in the bridge position of your guitar, this humbucking pickup will make your leads slice right through even the densest mix. When used in both neck and bridge positions the sound can only be described as blistering. Other recommended pairings include the classic 81/85 setup and the versatile 81/60 combo.

EMG 85
The 85 is one of EMGs first pickups and is the slightly more sophisticated and well rounded half of its famous brother, the 81. Featuring close aperture coils loaded with Alnico V magnets, the 85 is a powerful guitar pickup with exceptional tone and versatility. The Alnico magnets of this model provide a muscular growl and smooth lead tones enabling you to play everything from the blues to the most extreme metal. Although often used in the neck position, make no mistake, the EMG 85 sounds great as a bridge humbucker thanks to its exceptional smoothness and soul. This pickup pairs well with just about every other EMG humbucker.

ESP Company, Limited is a Japanese guitar manufacturer, primarily focused on the production of electric guitars and basses. They are based in both Tokyo, Japan and Los Angeles, California, United States, with two distinct product lines for each respective market. ESP Company manufactures instruments under several names, including “ESP Standard”, “ESP Custom Shop”, “LTD Guitars and Basses”, “Navigator”, “Edwards Guitar and Basses”, and “Grassroots”.