Jay Allen Sanford 4 a.m., Aug. 19
Great Electric Quest
RIYL: Space Wax, Nukem, Desert Suns, Psychotic Waltz, Old Man Wizard, Sledd, Astra, Ilya
Inception: San Diego, 2010
Influences: Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Pink Floyd, Danzig, Deep Purple, Led Zeppelin, Red Wizard, Pentagram
Formed in 2010, North County heavy metal band Great Electric Quest features Tyler "T-Sweat" Dingvell, Buddy Donner, Daniel "Mucho Drums" Velasco, and Jared Bliss. They made their recorded debut in 2013 with a demo CD, followed in 2014 by a single for "Madam Elbib."
An EP called Prelude was released in 2015, with their full-length Chapter One arriving the following year.