Nest met in 2015, and quickly released an EP before heading into Chicago’s Kingsize Studios to record their first LP, Mother's Knife
, which they released on beautiful blue vinyl in November 2016. Nest played at historic Chicago venues including The Hideout, Schubas, and The Empty Bottle, and opened up the the Square Roots Festival in the summer of 2016. In the process of the band’s continuing growth and evolution, their name was outgrown. Kate Renegade
is the name that more succinctly suits where its 4 contributors are at presently: Fierce and focused, heavy and melodic, tough and emotive.<br><br>Following a Midwest tour in early 2017, the band began working on their next album, which they are recording with Steve Albini at Electrical Audio.