Chris Catalyst Background information Also known as Robochrist Born February 11, 1980 Origin England Genres Rock, Punk, Pop Occupations Guitarist Instruments Guitar, Bass, Vocals, Piano, Trombone Labels Wrath Records Associated acts Eureka Machines, The Sisters of Mercy, The Bronx (band), Robochrist, The Scaramanga Six, AntiProduct, Ginger Website http://eurekamachines.com/
Chris Catalyst (born 11 February 1980) is the guitarist from the rock bands Eureka Machines and The Sisters of Mercy. He was also known as Robochrist, a solo industrial comedy set with face paint and props which he used to perform, but which is now on hold for the time being.
He was born in Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire, England. He has played in many varied bands, including Catylyst, Mr Shiraz, The Dead Pets, Robochrist, The Sisters of Mercy, Mi Mye (also featuring Whiskas of ¡Forward, Russia!, Napoleon IIIrd and Jamie Lockhart), Ginger of The Wildhearts, AntiProduct (with Alex Kane from Life, Sex & Death and Clam Abuse, and Ben Graves from Murderdolls and dope), Napoleon IIIrd, The Scaramanga Six, Mariachi El Bronx and The God Damn Whores (with Ginger of The Wildhearts, and Jon Poole of Cardiacs).
Chris is currently fronting his own pop-rock act called Eureka Machines, who released their debut album Do Or Die on 1 September 2008 and the single Everyone Loves You on 4 May 2009. Their second album, 'Champion the Underdog', was released in May 2011.
In May 2010, Chris played bass guitar for Mariachi El Bronx on a European tour with Gogol Bordello, deputising for their absent guitarrón player.
Chris is an avid juggler and has stated that one day he would like to attempt the world juggling record for most continuously juggled balls.
The Sisters of Mercy Andrew Eldritch • Chris Catalyst • Ben Christo
Gary Marx • Craig Adams • Ben Gunn • Wayne Hussey • Patricia Morrison • Andreas Bruhn • Tony James • Tim Bricheno • Adam Pearson
Studio albums Studio EPsAlice EP • The Reptile House EP • Body and Soul Singles Compilations VideosWake • Shot Side projects Related articles This article on a UK guitarist is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.