Nicholas James Sterling, (born July 18, 1990) is a guitar player and songwriter from Mesa, Arizona. He started learning guitar at the age of 7 years old; by the age of 10, he had released his first CD, Ten. In 2005 he released his second CD, Life Goes On. Nick played all the instruments, did the vocals and recorded both CDs himself. Currently he is working on his third album.
Nick has played with quite a few famous rock musicians and bands, including: Aerosmith, Cheap Trick, Cinderella, Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Eric Johnson, Gary Hoey, Peter Frampton, Gavin Degraw, BTO, and Jackyl.
On October 12, 2009, Sebastian Bach announced that after a long search he has chosen Sterling to be his new guitar player. Sterling joined Bach on stage for the first time in Helsinki, Finland, on December 12, 2009 when they opened for Alice Cooper.