Ben Higgins is a British guitarist, teacher, composer and author. Born in southwest England, Ben started playing guitar at the young age of 10 and is fast becoming the go-to instructor to the guitar teachers themselves. Ben is available for session work, live work & composing.
Ben joined the leading guitar instructional website GuitarMasterClass in 2010, where he has been teaching ever since.
Ben unleashed the hit video '30 Shredders in One Solo' on Youtube in late 2012. Clocking almost 5 million views, the video showcases Ben's breadth of guitar abilities whilst emulating the styles of rock and metal's best known guitar names. Another hit was ‘History of Metal in One Song’ which has gained over 2 million views.
In 2015 Ben was privileged to be one of several highly respected guitarists invited to record and teach a famous lick by guitar legends Jason Becker and Marty Friedman for Riff Axelerator, raising money for Jason who lives with ALS.
Since 2014 Ben has released 5 solo albums.
· Mr. Badass - 2014
· Barbarian - 2015
· One Step Closer to Satan - 2015
· Pantheon - 2016
· King of Babylon - 2016
Before going solo, Ben had previously written and released 2 albums with his project The Reckoning.
· Defining Armageddon - 2012
· Hell Kisses the Earth - 2013
Ben continues to be a prolific songwriter as well as teaching people all over the world via Youtube, his own ‘Badass Guitar’ downloadable courses and www.guitarmasterclass.net. His teaching videos have been featured online by Guitar World and other prestigious guitar publications.
Ben uses Ibanez guitars, Marshall Amplification and endorses Talon guitar picks