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Also known asCastevet (former band name)
OriginChicago, Illinois
GenresEmo, indie rock, punk rock, post-hardcore
Years active2008 (2008)–2013
LabelsCount Your Lucky Stars, Run For Cover, Tiny Engines
  • Ron Petzke
  • Nick Wakim
  • Will McEvilly
  • Josh Snader

CSTVT, formerly known as Castevet, were an American emo band from Chicago, Illinois.


CSTVT formed in 2007 under the name Castevet, and began playing shows in 2008. In 2009, they signed to Count Your Lucky Stars Records and, in the same year, released their debut full-length album, titled Summer Fences.[1]

On August 10, 2010, Castevet released a split with Into It. Over It. via Topshelf Records.[2][3][4] On August 17, 2010, Castevet released their second full-length album titled The Echo & The Light via Tiny Engines.[5][6]

On December 25, 2010, Castevet announced they are changing their band name to CSTVT. They also announced plans to release a 7" with Run For Cover Records, which was released in January 2011.[7][8]

CSTVT's influences include Hot Water Music, Saves the Day, Braid, Texas Is the Reason, Jawbreaker, American Football, and The Promise Ring.

Band members[edit]

  • Ron Petzke - vocals, bass
  • Nick Wakim - vocals, guitar
  • Will McEvilly - guitar
  • Josh Snader - drums


Studio albums

  • Summer Fences (Count Your Lucky Stars, 2009)
  • The Echo & The Light (Tiny Engines, 2010)

EPs and splits

  • Castevet/Into It. Over It. - Snack Town (Topshelf, 2010)
  • CSTVT (Run For Cover, 2011)


  1. ^ Villeneuve, Nicole. "Castevet - Summer Fences". Exclaim. Retrieved 21 June 2015.
  2. ^ https://soundcloud.com/topshelfrecords/sets/into-it-over-it-cstvt-snack
  3. ^ Reid, Sean. "Into It. Over It. and Castevet Split". Alter The Press!. Retrieved 21 June 2015.
  4. ^ Paul, Aubin. "Into It. Over It. and Castevet plan split 7-inch". Punknews. Retrieved 21 June 2015.
  5. ^ Ham, Robert. "Castevet - The Echo & The Light". Alternative Press. Retrieved 21 June 2015.
  6. ^ "Castevet - The Echo & The Light [12-inch]". Punknews. Retrieved 21 June 2015.
  7. ^ Reid, Sean. "Castevet Announce Name Change and US Dates with Stay Ahead Of the Wheather". Alter The Press!. Retrieved 21 June 2015.
  8. ^ "Tours: Castevet becomes CSTVT, hits the road". Punknews. Retrieved 21 June 2015.