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Who Was Andy J Chaves? Katastro Singer Passes Away at 32

Katastro band member Andy J Chaves is no longer with us. He died at the age of 32. Our hearts go out to the friends and family of the musician. Continue reading to know more about the cause of his death.

Who announced the news of Andy’s death?

Katastro’s band members announced the news of their bandmate, Chaves, passing away on social media on May 13, 2022, Friday. At the time of his death, he was just 32 years old.

Ryan, Tanner and Andrew Stravers issued a statement confirming the death of their bandmate on Instagram that read, “We are completely devastated to have to announce the loss of our brother and singer Andy Chaves. Please respect the privacy of Andy’s family and the members of the band as we all begin to process this. Thank you for the love and support.”

At the moment, Andy’s family has not made any official comment on his death. As per the reports of The Pier, the singer was involved in a car crash.

Andy J Chaves was the founder of the band Katastro

For those of you who don’t know, Andy was the lead singer of a band named Katastro. He formed the band in the year 2007 in Tempe, Arizona. Other members of the band are as follows: drummer Andrew Stravers, guitarist Tanner Riccio, and bassist Ryan Weddle.

The singer kept his personal life away from the flashing cameras. To date, Katastro has dropped a total of six full-length albums and two acoustic records since its formation.

When we scrolled through Andy’s Instagram page, we found photos of him from his performances on stage. He has around 14.7k followers on the social media platform. Chaves had his own merch collection. We must say that he was a talented individual.

How did the fans react to the sad news?

As soon as the news of Andy’s passing away came out, the fans couldn’t stop themselves from paying tributes to him on the social media platform Twitter. His tragic death shocked his fans all over the world.

One user wrote, “Sending our love to the family and members of Katastro. R.I.P. Andy Chaves”

Another user wrote, “If you never heard Andy Chaves (or even if you have) check this out.. Katastro wasn’t some produced bullshit, how they sounded on their album is how they sounded live.”

Followed by a user who penned, “RIP Andy Chaves Dude was crazy talented. Katastro will go down as one of the best bands to ever come out of Tempe AZ.”

Another user tweeted, “Damm, I just discovered your music two weeks ago at Red Rocks and loved it. Beyond sad for your passing brother. My daughter was looking forward to your concert in OC. RIP my friend.”

One user penned, “Life’s too short , so why would we make a waste of it ? – Andy Chaves/Katastro”

These were a few reactions of the fans to the demise of the artist. We send our deepest condolences to the close friends and family of Andy J Chaves during this hard time. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.

Meenal Mehta
Hi, I am Meenal. I'm a travel enthusiast, a movie buff and a cricket fan all wrapped in one. I love to capture moments through my words. Writing is my happy space, it has been a great way of putting all my thoughts out and feel liberated.


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