At 9 Years old Katin Burns began playing the drums. Having grown up in a household with parents who love Rock & Roll from about every decade, Katin was drawn to drummers like Dave Grohl and John Bonham.
After seeing Green Day live in concert at 12 years old, Katin began his first Rock band called Mass Hysteria. The band began playing local bars and even concert venues like the Coach House. In high school, Katin went on to play in the San Clemente High School drumline and in the Jazz Band. After high school, Katin played many shows and begin touring across the country with various bands such as the Kid an Nic Band and Johnny Oskam Band. With the Johnny Oskam Band Katin got to share the stage with acts such as Jonny Lang, Robin Trower, Tab Benoit, Kenny Wayne Sheppard, and Tower of Power.
At 22 years old Katin moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career as a session drummer having played on dozens of albums and toured with numerous artists from genres such as Country, Jazz, Pop. and Rock n’ Roll!
At 29 years old, Katin decided to go to Biola University in La Mirada to finish his degree in music where he is studying, drums, guitar and piano. Katin is still working professionally and has his own original Rock band called Systerian (based out of San Clemente). Having taught music for the past thirteen years, Katin looks to pass on much of his knowledge to the younger generations who share his same love for music.
Some of Katin’s music – if you want to share it (all clean lyrics) – may be found here: linktr.ee/systerian