In 2011, 16 year old Multi-instrumentalist Writer/Performer Kurt Lowney looked to The Land of the Rising Sun, Japan.
Searching of something different and Inspired by the unique sound and theatrical aesthetic of bands such as Dir En Grey, ABC (Acid Black Cherry) and Bull Zeichen and driven by a love affair with Japan since childhood it was then that KAATO (pronounced “kar-tow”) was born-Taking the Japanese translation of his name as his own alter-ego; his "Ziggy Stardust".
In May of that year, just 3 weeks after the catastrophic earthquake, . . . [more]