Ernie Ball electric guitar strings allow any musician to get the perfect tonal quality and sound they are looking for. One of the first music companies to make guitar strings specifically crafted for rock musicians, Ernie Ball knows the feel, sound, and look that today's musicians want to achieve. Slinky strings became a household name and one of the best guitar strings for rock because Ball listened to the needs of musicians just like him and manufactured a product that was custom-made to rock.
World-class musicians including Eric Clapton, Paul McCartney, Buddy Guy, Jimmy Page, Pete Townsend, Angus Young, Joe Perry, Slash, Billie Joe Armstrong, Metallica, John Petrucci, Steve Vai, John Mayer, and Avenged Sevenfold trust Ernie Ball electric guitar strings to produce their own unique sounds.
Our electric guitar strings line includes the iconic Nickel Wound Slinkys, Reinforced (RPS), M-Steel, Stainless Steel, Cobalt, Pure Nickel, and Coated Titanium RPS.
There are over 200 choices of electric guitar strings, combining Ernie Ball's diverse selection of materials, string gauges, and styles. Ernie Ball electric guitar strings come in a variety of different high quality materials including M-steel, cobalt, nickel, stainless steel, titanium, and bronze. Our guitar string sets are available for 6-string, 7-string, 8-string, 9-string, 10-string, and 12-string guitars.
Whether you are a beginner or a professional, you can find the right strings for your level and guitar type. Thinner string gauges are typically better for beginning musicians because they are easier to bend with an uncalloused hand. If you are looking for strings to stand up to heavy shredding and produce more volume, then thicker gauges are what you are after.
Ernie Ball acoustic guitar strings offer musicians the power to handpick the sound of their music. Acoustic guitar strings influence the overall sound and tonality because there are no pickups or amplifiers to interfere. Just pure music.
Iconic musicians including Paul McCartney, Jimmy Page, Eagles, Jeff Beck, Phillip Phillips, Dierks Bentley, Keith Richards, and Angus Young utilize Ernie Ball acoustic strings to create their music.
Our famous Earthwood strings are just one of the many choices that musicians have. With over 100 options of the best acoustic strings to choose from, every kind of musician will find the right fit for them. Ernie Ball acoustic guitar strings come in a number of different high quality materials including aluminum, bronze, nylon, phosphor, and stainless steel. Generally, bronze strings translate to a bright tone, phosphor bronze leads to a warmer tone, steel produces a softer tone, and nylon guitar strings bring a clear and rich tone.
Our acoustic guitar strings line includes Aluminum Bronze, Earthwood 80/20 Bronze, Everlast Coated Phosphor Bronze, Phosphor Bronze Acoustic Slinky, Everlast Coated 80/20 Bronze, and Ernesto Palla Nylon Classical strings. Mandolin and Banjo players are also included in the Ernie Ball family with the Stainless Steel strings for mandolin and banjo.
Our guitar string sets are available for 6-string and 12-string guitars. We offer Mandolin and Banjo in 5-string sets. Individual gauge strings are also available.
When finding the right fit for your acoustic guitar string needs, consider the body style of the guitar, your own playing style, the desired tone, and finally, the age and condition of your instrument. These will determine which material and gauge is best for you and your guitar. Experiment with what feels best to you and what sounds best for the kind of music that you want to produce. Also remember that lighter gauges are generally best for beginning musicians, while heavier gauges are used by more experienced musicians.