Known as one of the most successful ska-punk combos, CATCH 22 was formed in the fall of 1996 when founding members Chris Greer, Ryan Eldred, and Kevin Gunther set out to play a genre of music that quickly became a huge national trend, Now, after five critically acclaimed records and over 200,000 albums sold, on their 10th anniversary of playing, recording and touring together, CATCH 22 unleash a masterful and unprecedented concept album called Permanent Revolution, Using their horn-driven, uber-catchy ska to explore the life of Leon Trotsky, the father of Marxist theory and leader of the Bolshevik revolution in Russia, CATCH 22 take their fans back in time to Russia during the 1900's, Trotsky was ousted by Stalin and exiled to Mexico, and ultimately assassinated by a Russian agent, but his fierce convictions and sound political theories changed the face of society in Europe and continue to resonate today, In a song cycle that traces his life, CATCH 22 provides a musical interpretation to the groundbreaking events of his early years and the eventual tragedy of his death, CATCH 22 is one of the most consistent live bands on the road today, filling venues worldwide and helping launch the careers of many others, Among the bands they have invited out as supports acts are SUM 41, THURSDAY and TAKING BACK SUNDAY, Look for the band to continue their groundbreaking headlining run in support of Permanent Revolution this summer, Hundreds of thousands of CATCH 22 fans are armed and ready for the victorious return of CATCH 22 on
June 27, 2006, when the Permanent Revolution begins!
Cat No: VR292
Packaging: CD Regular
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