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Superior By Design

High performance guitar picks, available now

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Strap In

Ernie Ball straps feature Italian Leather, Jacquard Weaves, and even Snakeskin

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Own The Bottom

Over 100 types of bass strings including the best-selling Slinkys, Cobalts and more.

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Make Waves

The All-New Expression Tremolo Pedal

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New Cables!

Over 20 new cable styles now available

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String Theory

Episode 46: Adam Granduciel

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Restring 80% Faster

Power up with the Power Peg

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The Limited Edition 40th Anniversary VP

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Unearthed

Episode 1: Rodney Crowell

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Be Your Own Guitar Tech

Everything you need to keep your instrument in perfect playing condition

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The Pursuit of Tone

An Ernie Ball and AT&T Original Series. All 7 films now streaming on DIRECTVNOW.

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Colors of Rebels and Rule Breakers

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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

January 18 Potty Mouth Releases New Single Titled “22”

Punk rock trio Potty Mouth released their new single “22” last week, giving fans a taste of their soon-to-be released sophomore album. The track i ...

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January 18 Follow Friday: Enter Shakari, Basement, Passafire and More..

Cane Hill   New Orleans based metalcore band, Cane Hill blend nu-metal with post-hardcore giving a punishing sound that has resonated with their fan ...

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January 15 The Ultimate Regular Slinky Comparison from Sped Spedding

Sped Spedding, known for his YouTube channel Shred With Sped, continues his Rock & Roll adventure by embarking on something never attempted before ?? ...

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January 15 Japanese Breakfast Covers Tears for Fears, Carly Rae Jepsen and more….

Philadelphia based band Japanese Breakfast, led by founder and front woman Michelle Zauner, rang in the new year in front of a hometown Philadelphia c ...

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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.

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