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Episode 1: Rodney Crowell

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New Cables!

Over 20 new cable styles now available


Make Waves

The All-New Expression Tremolo Pedal


Superior By Design

High performance guitar picks, available now


Strap In

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

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String Theory

Episode 46: Of Mice & Men

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The Limited Edition 40th Anniversary VP


Colors of Rebels and Rule Breakers

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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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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

Posted December 10 Ernie Ball Artists: Grammy Nominees 2019

The 2019 Grammy Nominees were officially announced on Friday, December 7th by Apple Music and on CBS This Morning. The Grammys will take place on …

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Posted December 7 Follow Friday: Dillinger Escape Plan, Real Friends, No Age and More…

Bad Suns   Bad Suns exploded on to the scene with their single, “Cardiac Arrest” off their debut 2014 album Language & Perspective. Since then, ...

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Posted December 6 William Ryan Key Drops New Album “Virtue”

William Ryan Key has had an eventful 2018, to say the least. His debut solo project titled Thirteen was released earlier this year, reaching the top ...

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Posted December 4 Slash Live in London Contest Winners Announced

Ernie Ball and Slash are excited to announce the winners of the “SLASH Live in London” sweepstakes. From September 6th to October 31st, Ernie Ball ...

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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 favorite 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.

Ernie Ball products can be found in over 5,500 music stores in the United States. Our products are exported to 120 countries as well. Pinpoint the most convenient location for you to pick up Ernie Ball products using our Store Locator.

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