Ken Leighton 6 p.m., Oct. 18
RIYL: Iron Maiden, Savatage
Inception: Poway, 2011
Influences: Rush, Pink Floyd, Iron Maiden
Relentless Nation is a progressive metal-rock trio featuring Ari Shiller (guitar, lead vocals), Daniel Martinez (bass, vocals), Ethan Opdahl (guitar, vocals), and Aaron Day (drums), all of whom were teenagers when the band started around 2011. They opened for Get Scared at Soma in September 2012.
Shiller and Martinez later co-founded another teen band called Half Moon Portrait.