Nick Johnston is a Canadian guitarist and songwriter who records as a solo artist.As of 2019, he has released five solo records.
His albums have featured the work of notable artists such as Paul Gilbert, Marco Minnemann, Guthrie Govan, and Bryan Beller.
He has also played on songs by other artists including Intervals, Scale the Summit, Periphery, Polyphia, David Maxim Micic, and Mike Dawes.
He has toured extensively with artists including Plini and David Maxim Micic.
In May 2019 he went on a North American tour with Between the Buried and Me and The Contortionist.Johnston has cited musical influences such as Stevie Ray Vaughan, Eddie Van Halen, Yngwie Malmsteen, and Jeff Beck, saying "I sound nothing like those guys, but I’m massively influenced by them".The guitarist has released his own signature guitar through Schecter.He is also passionate about comics and has hired comics illustrators to create his album art.