City of Caterpillar

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City of Caterpillar
Background information
OriginRichmond, Virginia, United States
GenresScreamo,[1] post-hardcore, post-rock
Years active2000–2003, 2016–present
LabelsLevel Plane
Associated actsPg. 99, Majority Rule, Darkest Hour, Stop It!!, Enemy Soil, Kilara, Malady, Verse En Coma, Haram, Monotonashhfuck
MembersJeff Kane
Brandon Evans
Kevin Longendyke
Ryan Parrish
Past membersPat Broderick
Adam Juresko
Johnny Ward

City of Caterpillar is an American post-hardcore band from Richmond, Virginia, formed in 2000. They released a split with Pg. 99, one studio album, and a full-length compilation of demos and live tracks. Their songs, some of which are over 8 minutes long, are often characterized by melodic post-rock passages building up into chaotic outbursts.[2]

The band broke up in late 2003, but announced a string of reunion shows across the east coast of the United States in 2016.[3] News of the bands reunion came after Repeater Records reissued their self-titled album.[4][5] The band also announced a European tour for the summer of 2017 and a Japanese tour in the summer of 2018.[6][7]


City of Caterpillar shared band members with Pg. 99, Darkest Hour, Stop It!!, Enemy Soil, Kilara, Monotonashhfuck, and later Majority Rule. They broke up in December 2003, with Jeff and Kevin going on to join Haram as well as forming the bands Malady and Verse En Coma (the latter also featuring Ryan Parrish), and Brandon and Pat forming Ghastly City Sleep.

  • Jeff Kane – guitar
  • Brandon Evans – vocals, guitar
  • Kevin Longendyke – vocals, bass
  • Ryan Parrish – drums (first drummer, on all recordings)
  • Pat Broderick – drums (second drummer, touring)
  • Adam Juresko – bass (on half of Demo and Live)


Studio albums
Singles and EPs
  • Split 7-inch with System 2600 (2000, Sea of Dead Pirates)
  • Document #9: A Split Personality split 7-inch with Pg. 99 (2001, Level Plane)
  • Live In New York City (2001, Level Plane)
  • Unreleased Demos (2013, Robotic Empire) (released on the Robotic Empire SoundCloud page)
  • As the Curtains Dim; (Little White Lie) (2016, Robotic Empire)
  • Driving Spain Up a Wall (2017, Repeater Records)
Compilation albums
  • Demo and Live Recording (2002, Level Plane)
  • Complete Discography (2018, Long Legs Long Arms)


  1. ^ City of Caterpillar at AllMusic
  2. ^ Watson, William. "Remembering City of Caterpillar". Impose Magazine. Retrieved 2017-06-19.
  3. ^ Hill, John. "City of Caterpillar Are Reuniting". Clrvynt. Retrieved 2017-06-19.
  4. ^ n/a. "Interview with Guitarist Jeff Kane". Disposable Underground 'Zine. Retrieved 2017-06-19.
  5. ^ Kaminski, Karol. "City of Caterpillar's Self-Titled LP Gets New Re-Release". Idioteq. Retrieved 2017-06-19.
  6. ^ Kaminski, Karol. "Screamo icons City of Caterpillar Comment On Their Upcoming European Tour". Idioteq. Retrieved 2017-06-19.
  7. ^ "Screamo innovators City Of Caterpillar set sights on Asia — Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Japan, Taiwan". Screamo innovators City Of Caterpillar set sights on Asia — Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Japan, Taiwan | Editorial | Bandwagon - Live music, bands and concert guide for Singapore, Manila and Jakarta. 2018-01-25. Retrieved 2018-03-05.

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