Ben Cote

Ben Cote is the guitarist and frontman of The Ben Cote Band, in which he has written and released three albums of original music, with a fourth scheduled to be released in Fall of 2021! All of Ben’s music can be streamed on all major online streaming services and distributors. 

 

Influenced by artists such as Eddie Van Halen, Slash, Randy Rhoads, and Zakk Wylde to name a few, Ben has been fighting to keep the torch of the 80’s guitar heroes alive! Based in Boston, MA, he has toured all over the East Coast, and has opened for artists such as Bret Michaels, Vince Neil, Lita Ford, Warrant, Mark Slaughter, and Vixen! 

 

Ben Cote is a summa cum laude graduate of Berklee College of Music. After graduating in 2018, Ben was asked to come back to teach the Summer Programs of his alma mater, which he did for two years before becoming the full-time Guitar Department Coordinator.

 

Ben has also been earning a steady growing following on his Instagram with his videos of guitar covers, guitar tricks, and lessons! Give him a follow @thebencote 

 

Ben Cote uses an Iconic Evolution SD in a relic’d Daphne Blue over Ferrari Yellow with a Roasted 5A Maple Neck, which he has named “Elli,” after one of his dogs.

 

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Ben’s Evolution SD is a Rock Star machine! Just like the guy who plays it! Everything about his SD screams, “check me out!” When your guitar is this cool, you better have the chops to back it up! Ben does… 

Ben’s Evolution SD Specs.

  • Alder body in Daphne Blue over Ferarri Yellow nitro finish
  • Roasted 5A flame maple thin C profile 10-14″ compound radius neck with jumbo frets
  • Floyd Rose locking tremolo system
  • Iconic Revolution Assault Humbuckers
  • Emerson Electronics
  • Iconic locking tuners