Lead Vocalist and Songwriter Mandy Gale started writing songs and recording demos in early 2000, she was a Finalist and Runner-up in the VH1 Song of the Year Songwriting Contest for the past three consecutive years. In February 2006 she was nominated by the Southern California Music Awards for \"Best Blues\".
Lead Guitarist, Producer, Arranger and Co-writer of many tracks on the \"Highway Blues\" album, Dave Wardzinski, had a record deal at 18 years old. The album was Classic Rock, and the band signed with \"Little Dog Records\", a subsidiary of/and distributed through Mercury Records.
Bass guitarist Ian Petrella, best known for his role as \"Randy\" in the Cult Classic \"A Christmas Story\", is Mandy Gale\'s first cousin, and is a Granada Hills, CA native.
Mandy Gale and Dave Wardzinski partnered in early 2005 and with Dave\'s talent and expertise they took the band to \"Cat Scratch Fever\" heaven! The band, influenced highly by Rock, Classic Rock and Psychedelic Blues Rock, together make a dynamic and positive force of nature! The three have known each other for many years, allowing them the glue that holds the band together and gives them a natural, instantaneous chemistry.
Drummer Evan Hillhouse is the newest member of the band. A talented musician and songwriter, Evan started playing drums for his brother\'s band at nine years old. He also performs with top artists as a professional session musician, is also a producer, and Mandy Gale likes to introduce him as her \"boy toy\" on stage.
The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Bob Dylan, The Black Crowes, Deep Purple, Motorhead, Van Halen, Cream, Tom Petty, Derek and the Dominoes, Traffic, Muddy Waters, Robert Johnson, Supergrass, Pink Floyd, The Who, AC/DC, Chrissie Hynde and The Pretenders, Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band, Stevie Nicks, Lucinda Williams, Emmylou Harris