The timeless words of James Hetfield linger in the hearts of all musicians, listen closely and you may just hear his call....... "YEAH! YEAH! YEAH! YEAH! YEAH! YEAH! YEAH! YEAH! YEAH! YEAH! YEAH! YEAH! YYYYEAAAAAAAHHHHHHH"

The LTD Snakebyte is the signature guitar designed by Metallica frontman James Hetfield, built in conjunction with ESP LTD, the Snakebyte offers a solid mahogany body and ebony fretboard. Active pickups give the instrument a sharp, energetic signal, perfect for housing timeless riffs and charged drop D tuning. Boasting EMG pick-ups and Tonepros Locking tuning pegs. LTD are renown world wide for their solid construction and modern aesthetic, with the LTD Snakebyte, these values are proudly on display. The guitar is beautiful and imposing, sure to be the ultimate addition to any Metallica fans repertoire!


  • Set-Neck Construction
  • 24.75” Scale
  • Mahogany Body
  • Mahogany Neck
  • Ebony Fingerboard
  • 42mm Standard Nut
  • Thin U Neck Contour
  • 22 XJ Frets
  • Black Hardware
  • LTD Locking Tuners
  • Tonepros Locking TOM Bridge & Tailpiece
  • EMG JH SET Active p.u.
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