Refuge For the Restless is an American Experimental Metalcore band formed on November 26, 2009 by drummer Chris Gates, guitarist Shawn "Malevolance" Hockenberry, and guitarist Tony "Assylym" Aguilar under the intrinsic name Lunar Apocalypse. Soon joined bassist Paul "Pandemonium" Bell and vocalist Leon Lifeless, finalizing the penultimate attachment to the band. On May 8th, 2010, the name change to Refuge For The Restless occured. Since then, the young musicians have remained M.I.A while writing music for their debut album.