Country: Chile
Genres: Heavy Metal
Label: ROAR! Rock Of Angels Records


Luigi Ansaldi – Composer, Writer and Drummer
Fabian Valdés – Guitar and Bass
Ripper Owens (KK Priest – ex Judas Priest), Ralf Scheepers (Primal Fear), Harry Conklin (Jag Panzer – ex Riot), Herbie Langhans (Avantasia / Firewind), Frank Beck (Gamma Ray), Giacomo Voli (Rhapsody of Fire), Ivan Giannini (Vision Divine), Thiago Bianchi (Shaman – Noturnall), David Readman (PinkCream 69 – Voodoo Circle), Joel Hoekstra (Whitesnake), Roland Grapow (Masterplan – Ex Helloween), Ross The Boss (Ex Manowar), Glen Drover (Ex Megadeath – King Diamond – Testament), Pontus Norgren (Hammerfall), Thobbe Englund (ex Sabaton), Jens Ludwig (Edguy), Danilo Bar (WhiteSkull), Sigurd Fylling (Legend Of Valley Doom), Scott Warren (Dio – Heaven and Hell – Black Sabbath), Oliver Palotai (Kamelot)

Cathalepsy Band from Valparaiso Chile founded by Luigi Ansaldi in 1998 that in 2006 released under the record label Orión Records and distribution Risestar music and promotion, the album Figth in the sky,  an album composed by Luigi Ansaldi achieving great acceptance in countries like Brazil and Japan, unfortunately the adventure was short-lived and for various reasons the band disolved in 2010. In 2019 Luigi decided to resume the use of his band’s name, but this time as a project and began the adventure of creating material for a new album, composing powerful and energetic songs, with lyrics with powerful messages, Heavy metal with heart and rage, creating songs that can be heard by everyone, this is a powerful and raging album, but also fun, it is for all metalheads, without distinction of branches or styles, this is Heavy fuckyn metal. In 2019 Fabián Valdés joins this adventure, a prominent Chilean guitarist, who believed from the first day he heard the demos in this project, is now an important part and stable member of Cathalepsy. Cathalepsy is in the process of becoming a band in order to bring all the power of their new album Blood and steel and the previous album Fight in the sky to the stage.