Nick Sterling Uses:
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. At age 10, he shared a stage with Alice Cooper at a New Year’s Eve concert. When he was 13, guitarist Dave Mason expressed admiration for his talent. In 2005 he released his second CD, Life Goes On. Sterling played all the instruments, did the vocals and recorded both CDs himself. His third album Invisible was released in 2010.
Sterling has played with quite a few famous rock musicians and bands, including: Aerosmith, Kid Rock, Cheap Trick, Cinderella, Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Eric Johnson, Gary Hoey, Peter Frampton, Gavin Degraw, Bachman–Turner Overdrive, Jackyl, Sebastian Bach, and Guns N’ Roses.
Since 2008, he has been a columnist for Modern Guitars Magazine.
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