Jay Allen Sanford 11 a.m., Nov. 13
RIYL: Psychotic Waltz, Cage, Battallion of Saints, Victim
Inception: Vista, 2011
Influences: Tool, Killswitch Engage, Deftones, Tesseract, Karnivool, Twelve Foot Ninja, Pantera, Avenged Sevenfold, Disturbed, Mastodon, Rage Against the Machine, Dream Theater, Breaking Benjamin
Based in Vista, Approaching Fiction features singer Kevan Kiely-Gilden, backed by Christian Ornelas (bass), Rajan Homes (drums), and Ricky Aviles (guitar). They dropped their debut album Theleventhour (their original band name) in 2013, though it featured songs from as far back as 2008 like "This One's On Me."
Their album Novaeternum, recorded with a new singer, was released in 2017 via Pacific Records.