Megadeth, As I Lay Dying, Cattle Decapitation, Cage, Psychotic Waltz, Avenged Sevenfold, Pantera, Black Label Society, Metallica, Megadeth, Five Finger Death Punch, Blackwater
Avenged Sevenfold, Pantera, Slipknot, Black Label Society, Metallica, Megadeth, Five Finger Death Punch, Jonny Lang, Carlos Santana, Jimi Hendrix, God Forbid, Killswitch Engage, As I Lay Dying, Trivium, Opeth
Based in Fallbrook, Dona Nova was formed by SDSU music major Manny Sanchez. After playing as a guitarist with several local bands and touring the west coast, Sanchezteamed up with drummer Luis Ochoa toproduce what they call "a bold blend of in-your-face guitar rock with a hint of the blues, metal, and other genres that have influenced us over the years."
A self-titled demo album was released in 2015.