hi MLP, i'm new here and i'm on the brink of getting a new guitar. I'm seriously torn between the MIC Epiphone Ltd. Ed. LP in silverburst and an ESP/LTD EC-256. My only question is how good are the MIC Epiphones now compared to 2004 Korean made Epi's? i have a 2004 MIK G-400 Goth SG and I've tried out my bandmate's LP Custom although I am having a hard time deciphering the pros and cons of the newer Epis. Hope people here can answer my question. thanks!