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Catbite

Catbite is a neo-two tone ska band from Philadelphia formed in May of 2018. Influenced by the jolting energy of the Specials, the Selector’s edged lyrics, and Elvis Costello‘s love of melody, the group cranks out short, catchy tunes that usually have a deeper meaning… and sometimes don’t. The band’s debut self-titled LP was released in 2019 on Bad Time Records and has sold out of the first 2 pressings with the 3rd pressing available now. The highly anticipated Sophomore album, “Nice One” , also released on Bad Time Records, was released on August 6, 2022 and was accompanied with a sold out hometown show, and followed by extensive touring. Nice One includes hits like “Call Your Bluff”, “Excuse Me Miss”, and the soulful rocksteady tune, “Bad Influence '. Catbite is active as hell and you can catch them bringing their energetic live show all over the world.

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From:

Philadelphia, PA

Genre:

Punk

Subgenre:

Ska