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Catalano / Bio

ROGUE RECORDS recording artists Catalano has always defied any clear genre-based classifications. To be honest, any labeling of their music wouldn’t do them justice. To put this myriad musical mixture under any label other than “unique” is to do so in vain. With influences ranging from bands such as Queensryche, Dokken, Nightwish, Edguy and Metallica to Journey, The Who, The Beatles. Catalano refuses to place a label on anything the band does. With members having Local and National success with bands such as Gynger Lynn, Miss Crazy, The Dave Shankle Group and Pyper to name a few, The band formed after working on a few songs on Pat Catalano’s recent solo project “Only a Dream”. After recording sessions wrapped up they guys decided to get out and bring an energetic live show that is reminiscent of an 80's arena rock show.

• Veteran members have a combined 50 plus years stage and studio experience
• Released "Only a Dream" CD Nov 2008 on Rogue Records world wide
• Wrote & Performed TV/Radio Commercials
• Currently on full rotation on many FM radio stations and Internet Radio worldwide
• Singer of the band has a new re-releases on EONIAN RECORDS/ KOCH ENTERTAINMENT/NIGHTMARE RECORDS
• Website receives an average of 400 hits a day (www.catalanoband.com)
• Mailing list contains over 15,000 people worldwide
• Consistently sells merchandise at shows (CD’s & Shirts)
• Appeared in numerous local magazines and featured articles
• Seasoned artists who have performed with many Major Label artists
• Extremely high-energy live shows
• Endorsed by many major musical instrument manufacturers
• Pat Catalano Named Shredder of the week By TurboTrem
• Artist of the year by GJK Promotions

Catalano Hosts the Annual Catalano Toys for Tots event that has attracted big major label acts such as Firehouse and major sponsors such as Miller, The Chicago Blackhawks
to help raise money and toys for children in their community

Charity's The band Exclusively works with: Toys for Tots

General Info

Band Members
Vocals - Dean Pressley, Bass - Mike Filipek, Guitar / Keys – Pat Catalano, Guitar - John Catalano,
Artist Name
Home Page
Active Since
Metal / Hard Rock

Contact Info

Chicago, IL

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