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Control Freak

Introducing The New VPJR Tuner

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SWEEP. PLUCK. SHRED. STRUM. EVERLAST

The all new Everlast Guitar Picks.

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NEW SLINKYS 2020!

New gauges of our most popular strings

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Find Your Style

New Styles and Patterns Available Now

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Flat Ribbon Patch Cables

Twist. Bend. Wrap. Plug & Play.

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Ernie Knows Acoustic

Perfectly wound for any sound

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Strap Blocks

Securely fasten your strap to any instrument

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Introducing

The All-New Axis Capo

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Superior By Design

High performance guitar picks, available now

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String Theory

Episode 47: Jason Isbell

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Three generations of string makers

For more than 50 years our family has been committed to crafting guitar strings in Southern California that shape the sound of rock and roll

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Ernie Ball News From Around The World

May 29 Our Top “Guitar Gods” of Ernie Ball String Theory

Some of the world’s best guitarists have graced us with their talents and their presence over the years of filming our beloved content series, Ernie ...

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May 29 Follow Friday: Polyphia, Fu Manchu, Lissie, and More.

Polyphia Sometimes a singer can really take your band to the next level, offering up another layer of musicianship, spectacle and leadership, and some ...

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May 22 Follow Friday: The 1975, Yungblud, The Distillers, and More.

The 1975 First up this week is a band that’s pretty hard to explain without following their entire trajectory. From high school pals covering Fall ...

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May 15 Follow Friday: Palaye Royale, Ryan Bingham, Nile Marr, and More

David Nail To start off this week’s Follow Friday, we have a warm welcome to the Ernie Ball Family, Missouri’s own, David Nail. David discovered ...

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About Ernie Ball

Ernie Ball is the world's leading manufacturer of premium electric and acoustic guitar strings, bass strings, and guitar accessories. Our strings have been played on many of the best-selling albums of all time and are used by some of history’s greatest musicians including Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, Slash, The Rolling Stones, Angus Young, Eagles, Jeff Beck, Pete Townshend, Aerosmith, Metallica, and more. Discover which of your favourite artists play our strings by visiting our Artists page.

From budding guitarists to seasoned professionals, Ernie Ball has the strings and accessories that are right for your level and sound. Ernie Ball strings are crafted in Coachella Valley, California using premium materials such as bronze, M-steel, titanium, cobalt, nickel,bronze aluminum, nylon, phosphor, stainless steel, and copper. Our guitar strings come in hundreds of combinations of gauges, materials, and set numbers.

Just search the electric guitar strings, acoustic guitar strings, or bass guitar strings pages to figure out what guitar strings to buy for your guitar or bass. Try the original Slinky guitar strings, the world's #1 electric guitar string. For over 50 years, Ernie Ball Slinky electric guitar strings have been the favorite of musicians across the globe. Or try out the newest addition to the family, Flatwound Bass strings that have the tone of a roundwound and the feel of a flat. For acoustic players, try our classic Earthwood guitar strings. They are the most popular acoustic guitar strings and provide a crisp, ringing sound with pleasing overtones.

You can buy more than just guitar strings. We also manufacture all of the gear you need to get started or complete your guitar rig: guitar picks, pedals, straps, instrument care products, pegwinders, slides, and more. Once you find the strings that are right for you, we have all of the guitar accessories to keep them in top condition and more products to help you in your pursuit of the perfect sound.

If playing Ernie Ball strings isn’t enough for you, be sure to check out our apparel line that features some of our most popular products, such as iconic Slinky guitar strings pack. You can buy hats, shirts...or even a clock rocking the classic Ernie Ball eagle.

Don’t know where to get started? Wondering how to play guitar? Visit the Forum to connect with other guitar players and learn more about how to string a guitar, tuning your guitar, perfecting your tone, how to play guitar chords and more. Players of all skill levels can find resources to help take their sound to the next level. No matter your question, you’re sure to find an answer in the forums.

To find your nearest UK stockist of Ernie Ball products simply use our Store Locator.

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