Ben Cote is an American guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter, and is the founder and frontman of the rock band The Ben Cote Band. Inspired by artists such as Van Halen, Guns N’ Roses, Poison, and Motley Crue, Ben has performed all over the USA, opening for many of his heroes such as Bret Michaels, Slash, Vince Neil, Warrant, Lita Ford, Great White, Slaughter, Steel Panther, and many more! Ben has released three original albums with The Ben Cote Band, and more than a dozen music videos, including WooTube’s Music Video of the Year winners, “Get Your Licks In,” (2018) and “Nine Seven Six” (2019). Ben attended Berklee College of Music, where he graduated as summa cum laude in 2018, before being asked to come back to teach for Berklee’s Summer Programs' Guitar Sessions. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Ben Cote turned to social media to reach, and grow, his following and the following of his band, with success. Now with nearly 88k followers on his Instagram, and an additional 13k on TikTok, Ben has furthered his career as an artist, while still writing, recording, and gigging with The Ben Cote Band. Ben is currently endorsed by, and working with, brands such Ernie Ball, Jim Dunlop, Iconic Guitars, and Kramer/Gibson Guitars, as well as multiple clothing brands. Ben is also currently the Senior Coordinator of the Guitar Department of Berklee College of Music.