hey im look for a new guitar my first elctric and i was think about what i should get

i play metillica mostly but i am starting to play eric clapton hes fricken awsome and also some steve vai

my budget is up to 550 austrlian dollars

i was thinking about the esp mh 50

so what do u think

remember austrlian dollars
get a stratocaster, thats what clapton plays, or an sg but thats a little out of your pricerange...