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M-Steel Regular Slinky

M-Steel Regular Slinky

VP Jr 250K (for Passive Electronics)

VP Jr 250K (for Passive Electronics)

Aluminum Bronze Light

Aluminum Bronze Light

Power Peg Pro

Power Peg Pro

Ernie Ball Musician's Tool Kit

Ernie Ball Musician's Tool Kit

Power Slinky Flatwound Bass

Power Slinky Flatwound Bass


OUR ARTISTS

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TONE UNIVERSE

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ON FACEBOOK

  • 28 May - View Post Facebook Content Matthew Miller and Aaron Dugan, aka Matisyahu, stopped by the Ernie Ball showroom while on their latest U.S. tour, to chat with us about growing up in Brooklyn, trying to learn songs that were way too hard, and how “Music can change on the fly.”
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WATCH VIDEOS

Ernie Ball presents Capturing the White Buffalo: The Recording of an American Songwriter - Trailer Play Button
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ABOUT US

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 strings your favorite guitarists play 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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