EMG Pickups

Rock & Roll since 1976

EMG is a high end electric guitar and bass pickup company. All producs are made in the USA in California.


EMG was founded by Rob Turner and was the first company to introduce active pickups, which are now popular among heavy metal and rock artists.

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EMG Products at Macdaddy Music

EMG is known for their 81 and 85 humbuckers. These blazed the trail for active pickup sounds in metal music. Macdaddy Music is proud to carry the following EMG products for electric guitar and bass guitar:

EMG Warranty

Certain EMG products have specific written guarantees and/or warranties. Macdaddy Music is an authorized EMG dealer. If you have a question about a specific product, contact us. Macdaddy Music's return policy is here.

What artists use EMG products?

EMG products are used by a wide variety of artists including Prince, Adam, Dutkiewicz, Les Claypool, Bruno Mars, Keith Urban, and Andy James. Their active pickups are popular with heavy metal artists such as Metallica, Slayer, Cannibal Corpse, and Judas Priest. For more information on EMG artists, go here.