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Chris Catena is italian singer with almost 20 years of experience. In 2004 he released the album “Freak Out”, a melange of hard rock of the seventies, funk, freak, metal, blues featuring an impressive list of special guests such as Glenn Hughes, Doug Wimbish, Stevie Salas, Bruce Kulick, Tony Franklin, Tommy Aldridge, Eric Singer, Myron Dove, Virgil Donati, Jeff Scott Soto, Vitalij Kuprij and many others. He features in few projects such as “Moonstone” (with Glenn Hughes, Graham Bonnet, Ian Paice, Tony Franklin), “Radioactive” (Tommy Denander’s album) or Vitalij Kuprij’s album called “REVENGE” with Joe Lynn Turner, Goran Edman and Doogie White. In the Versailles Records tributes “Just Like Paradise: A Millennium Tribute to David Lee Roth” and “Too Fast for Love : A millennium Tribute to Motley Crue” Catena teams up with guitarists Blues Saraceno (Poison) and Michael Gapys . Currently Chris second solo album “DISCOVERY” is ready for the release and features among the others Bobby Kimball, Earl Slick, Carmine Appice, Uriah Duffy, Pat Travers, Victor Indrizzo, Martyn Lenoble, Tony Franklin, Bruce Kulick, Tommy Denander, Janne Stark, and Michael Gapys just to name few. In june 19, 2007 Versailles Records released for Us only the album “Booze, brawds and rocking hard” an enlarged version of “Freak Out” with unreleased tracks including the previously unreleased Live Ep “Still Alive and Freakin’…Live rough in Rome” recorded on January 2004. Chris is also working with friends Michael Gapys, Janne Stark and Marco Fedele on the debut album of a brand new band called TEENAGE RAMPAGE.



DISCOGRAPHY


# Freak out ! - Imr/Frontiers
# Freak out tonight single ep - Imr/Frontiers
# Blackmore’s castle volume 2 (tribute to ritchie blackmore) - Lion Music
# Freak out ! - japan edition with bonus track - Nippon Crown
# Tony braschi - Rock blues experience - Timeslord records
# Pavic - Taste some liberty - Anteo records
# Vitalij Kuprij - Revenge - Marquee/Avalon
# Vitalij Kuprij - Glacial Inferno/Revenge - Lion Music
# Radioactive - Taken - MTM (Japanese release)
# Just like Paradise - a Millennium Tribute to David Lee Roth - Versailles Records
# Mountain of Power - same - Grooveyard Records
# Three Lock Box - a millennium tribute to Sammy Hagar - Versailles Records
# Chris Catena - Booze, Brawds and rockin’ hard - Versailles Records (2 Cd set)
# Too fast for love - A millennium tribute to Motley Crue - Versailles Records
# Race Track Rock - Compilation (Featuring Teenage Rampage - Slowly Gone) - Versailles Records
# Moonstone Project - Time to take a stand - Majestic Records
# Mind’s Eye - A Gentleman’s Hurricane - Lion Music


To be released:

# It’s so easy - A Millennium Tribute to Guns and Roses - Versailles Records
# Teenage Rampage - Rough’n’ready - tba
# Chris Catena - Discovery - tba
# Slip of the tongue - A millennium tribute to Whitesnake - Versailles Records


Musicians Chris Catena cooperated with:
Blues Saraceno (Poison), Stevie Salas (Mick Jagger, George Clinton, Rod Stewart) , Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple, Black Sabbath), Tony Franklin (Whitesnake, Blue Murder, The Firm), Bobby Kimball (Toto), James Christian (The House of Lords), Pat Travers, Earl Slick (David Bowie), Victor Indrizzo (Depeche Mode, Macy Gray, Paul Stanley, Avril Levigne, Beck, Chris Cornell, The Vines) , Bernie Marsden (Whitesnake), Tommy Aldridge (Whitesnake, Ozzy Osbourne), Doug Bossi (David Coverdale), Timothy Drury (Eagles, Whitesnake), Doug Aldrich (Whitesnake), Doug Wimbish (Living Colour, Rolling Stones, Madonna), Myron Dove (antana, Stevie Wonder, Quincy Jones), Dave Meniketti (Y & T), Jeff Scott Soto (Y. Malmsteen, Talisman, Journey), Vitalij Kuprij (Ring of Fire, Artension), Kee Marcello (Europe), John Lawton (Uriah Heep), Virgil Donati, Uriah Duffy (Chrristina Aguilera, Whitesnake), Tommy Denander (Paul Stanley), Martyn LeNoble (Cult, Porno for Pyros, Jane’s Addiction), Bruce Kulick (Kiss), Eric Singer (Kiss, Alice Cooper, Black Sabbath), Churck Wright (Quiet Riot, House of Lords), Chester Thompson (Genesis, Weather Report, Phil Collins), John Taylor (Duran Duran), Carmine Appice (Vanilla Fudge, Blue Murder), Stephen Ferrone (Michael Jackson, Average White Band, Duran Duran), Al Kooper (Jimy Hendrix, Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan), Eric Bloom (Blue Oyster Cult), Ian Paice (Deep Purple), Steve Walsh (Kansas), Dick Wagner (Alice Cooper), Marco Mendoza (Ted Nugent, Whitesnake, Thin Lizzy), Micky Moody (Whitesnake), Kelly Simonz, Johnny Olhin (Nation, Dyonisius), Daniel Flores, Michael Gapys, Nobby (Nation, Dyonisius), Frank de Groot,Aleks Ferrara, Marco Sarzo, Leonardo Porcheddu, Vivien Lalu, Hakan Granat, Janne Stark (Overdrive, Locomotive Breath), Marko Pavic, Randy Coven, Mia Coldheart (Crucified Barbara), Benny Jansson, Peter Svensson, Mathias Garnas, Daniel Palmqvist, Joop Wolters, Johan Niemann (Therion) and others

Edited by cfcatena on 12 Oct 2007, 11:29

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