#1
esp or ibanez?

i play metal, Cob, pantera, trivium, arch enemy, and so on

i wanna no what I should be getting.
#3
Ibanez S520EX or an Ibanez S2170SE but we need your budget.
Ibanez RG1570
B.C. Rich KKV
Jackson RR3
Jackson RR5
Ibanez S320
Ibanez S520EX
Vox AD50VT-XL
Dunlop Zakk Wylde Wah
Marshall 2203KK
Marshall 1960A 4x12 Cab
Boss ML-2 Metalcore
Coffin Case Blooddrive
#5
why don't you just go to sam ash and play both and see what you like better? they are rather different guitars and this is a very subjective topic, so you might as well should form an opinion on your own based on experience and not on what some ppl on some online forum think
It's all about feel