Shahram Shabpareh started his career as a drum player in the early 1960s when he was 13. In the mid-1960s at the age of 17, he formed a band of his own named “Rebels”.
He was a member of Black Cats from 1964 to 1979, which was started by his brother Shahbal Shabpareh. He embarked a solo career starting in the 70s.
After the Islamic Revolution in 1979, Shahram, who had migrated to California a few years earlier, did not have the opportunity to return to his homeland. Since then, he has been living in the United States.
With a career spanning 50 years, he is a popular artist in Iranian society and his concerts are well received by Iranians all over the world. He is a judge on Persian Talent Show.