Gear Reviews

ESP E-II Eclipse QM awarded as “Top Gear”

TopGuitar is proud to announce that the E-II Eclipse QM electric guitar from ESP was reviewed in the December issue of the magazine and received a “Top Gear” editors’ award this month. The instrument was delivered for review by ESP distributor in Poland, Sound Service.

Below are some excerpts from a successful review by gear department editor Mikolaj Sluzewski, which may serve as reasons for the award:

“One of the most popular ESP models that will please the fans of classic design and powerful, modern sound, classy as ever thanks to high quality Japanese production.”

“Apart from the obvious things like good fitting of all parts, well-set frets and immaculate overall finish, there are some more details that please the eye: white binding along the edges of the body, fretboard and headstock, as well as a beautiful wood grain pattern visible from beneath the transparent lacquer of the carved top. The design and construction of the E-II Eclipse can be described by one word: perfection.”

“ESP E-II Eclipse is a guitar that I would fearlessly take with me on stage of the biggest metal festivals as well as to the most renowned recording studios. With this instrument by your side, you can feel confident in any musical situation, as it gives you technical security and provides the tone of guaranteed quality.”

The latest issue of TopGuitar magazine is available across Poland in Empik and Ruch press retail networks, in the online store (, and as mobile version for tablets and smartphones using iOS ( or Android ( operating systems.

ESP E II Eclipse QM


Published since 2005 as a printed magazine, TopGuitar is a magazine of opinion for professional and amateur musicians. Since 2020 on a digital platform. Contain reviews of various guitar-related musical gear, interviews and original articles on world’s most popular artists, music reviews, event reports, guitar workshops and tips, the latest products and artist news. The Editor-in-Chief is Dr. Dariusz Domanski, a guitarist and academic teacher, doctor of musical arts.