Code Orange guitarist Reba Meyers is the first female guitarist to release a Signature ESP Guitar. The Reba Meyers LTD RM-600.

The viper-shaped guitar features “a mahogany body in a new Black Marble Satin finish, a 3-piece maple neck with Macassar ebony fingerboard, a reverse headstock based on the LTD M Series with special orange LTD logo.” It was unveiled

Code Orange took to Twitter, to share a video showcasing the new mode. “Changing the game one step at a time.”

On an accompanying interview shared with the guitars release, Reba Meyers has detailed the importance of female representation in guitar-driven music, sharing:

“When someone goes to the ESP site and looks who the artists are, they see Code Orange, and it isn’t necessarily a conscious thought, but helps start the process to make it more in the norm to see a woman guitar player in heavy band, representing a heavy guitar company.

It’s not just a matter of working with bands who happen to have women either. What it’s about is finding bands with women who can help lead and inspire others, and be looked up to in a positive way. Not just fly-by-night bands, that won’t have lasting effects.”

Code Orange will be heading to Australia in March for Download Festival and a one-off Brisbane sideshow. Details below.

Code Orange

Pre-sale begins 10am Monday, 19th November

Tickets on sale to general public 11am Tuesday, 20th November

Sunday, 10th March
The Zoo, Brisbane
Tickets: Live Nation

Download Festival Australia 2019

Saturday, March 9th, 2019
Parramatta Park, Sydney, NSW

Monday, March 11th, 2019 (Long weekend)
Flemington Racecourse, Melbourne, VIC

Download Festival 2019 Lineup

Sum 41 (Only Aus Shows)
Pennywise (Only Aus Shows)
Thy Art Is Murder
Twelve Foot Ninja
Ozzy Osbourne (Only Aus Shows)
Slayer (Final World Tour)
Judas Priest (Only Aus Shows)
Alice In Chains
Rise Against (Only Aus Shows)
The Amity Affliction (Only Aus Shows)
Halestorm (Only Aus Shows)
Me First And The Gimme Gimmes
I Prevail
Frenzal Rhomb
Luca Brasi
Code Orange
Andy Black
The Fever 333
War On Women
High Tension
Alien Weaponry