For fans of:Jimmy Eat World, Anberlin, Relient K

Veteran is an alternative rock band from Orlando, Florida. Formed in 2012, the group consists of Angelo Valentine, and Jorge Ortega-Diaz. After recording over the span of a year with producers Ryan "Bud" Phillips and James Paul Wisner, the band independently released their 2015 EP titled The Things That Keep Us Here.

Summer 2015, prior to embarking on the Vans Warped Tour to further promote the release of The Things That Keep Us Here, the band headed to California to work with Matt Lang on a handful of acoustic songs, releasing two, now known as The Costa Mesa Sessions.