Emerging from diverse musical backgrounds, the members of Katastro gather to create a unique sound, blending hip hop, blues, jazz, and rock. Formed in 2007 by vocalist Andy Chaves, drummer Andrew Stravers and guitarist Tanner Riccio, later joined by bassist Ryan Weddle, Katastro has been gaining a lot of exposure while impressing their peers at the same time. Opening for national acts such as the 311, Dirty Heads, New Politics, Method Man, Redman, Ghostface Killah, Tomorrows Bad Seeds, and Passafire, they continue to pull in their audience with their intriguing and entertaining live show. In 2008 Katastro released their EP entitled “The Facts”. Followed by “Poking Holes In A Pattern” produced by Bob Hoag, which was released in late 2009. A Single entitled "Fallen" was released on June 11, 2011. On October 11th, 2011, Katastro released their 4th studio album entitled "Gentle Predator". Katastro has gone on national tours with such acts as Tomorrows Bad Seeds, Passafire, as well as The B Foundation.