Ernie Ball offers a vast selection of electric guitar strings, ensuring a perfect match for any player. Our electric guitar strings are constructed using a variety of high-quality metals, including nickel, cobalt, maraging steel, stainless steel, and titanium. These different materials allow players to choose a string set based on such factors as tone, feel, and durability. In addition to a standard 6-string set, we offer 7-string, 8-string, 9-string, and 12-string electric guitar string sets.
Many of the most iconic musicians play our electric guitar strings, including Paul McCartney, Keith Richards, Slash, Angus Young, Jimmy Page, Joe Perry, Metallica, Jeff Beck, and John Petrucci.
Whether you are a beginner or a professional, you will find the string set perfectly suited to your playing. Lighter gauged electric guitar strings (thinner strings) are typically better for beginning musicians because they are easier to press down. That being said, many experienced players also prefer lighter gauged strings for their sound and playability. If you are looking to detune, rock some heavy riffs and rhythms, or simply add a bit more tension and volume, then thicker gauges are in order.
To find which Ernie Ball electric guitar strings are right for you, the key is experimentation. Figure out which strings sound best to your ear, feel best on your fingers, and enable you to create the music you want to create.