Tempe, Arizona based, Katastro was formed in 2007 by vocalist, Andy Chaves drummer, Andrew Stravers and guitarist, Tanner Riccio. Later on, bassist Ryan Weddle joined the band to complete the current line up. The band gained notoriety by creatively blending elements of rock, funk, blues and hip hop.

Since their inception, the band has quickly broke into the national circuit by touring with such acts as The Dirty Heads, Pepper, Stick Figure, & The Expendables as well as various festivals.