Friday, February 19, 2016

The Great Kat Interview!!!!!!!!!!!

 
 
She is A sonic, sorceress of the shred guitar. A universally acclaimed leader in over the top superior guitar genius. SHe is loud, she is proud, she is ...THE GREAT KAT!!!!!

 
 Hail to the Great Kat. These are a few questions for the Cry Of The Wolf Metal blog
1. Tell us about the upcoming DVD and what else is new in your world
 
Answer:
Bryan – You are CORRECT:  HAIL to THE GREAT KAT!!!!!!!
 
The Great Kat is the ONLY GUITAR/VIOLIN DOUBLE SHREDDER since NICCOLO PAGANINI, taking NOTE-FOR-NOTE AUTHENTIC CLASSICAL ORCHESTRAL complicated music scores from Wagner, Beethoven, Bach, Rossini, Liszt, Paganini, Vivaldi and MORE and RESURRECTING these GENIUSES by combining it with SHRED GUITAR, VIOLINS, METAL BAND AND ORCHESTRA, PLUS VIOLENT IMAGERY and BRUTAL INSANITY!!!
 
Quick Background on Katherine Thomas/The Great Kat:
Katherine Thomas was born listening to Ludwig van Beethoven and is an award-winning Juilliard graduate Violin Virtuoso, performing solo Violin Recitals at Carnegie Recital Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Juilliard, for NYC Mayor Ed Koch at Gracie Mansion, for Mexico Governor Tapia, on NBC-TV's "FANTASY" Show and is the recipient of New York Governor Mario Cuomo’s Certificate of Merit AND collaborated with the famous Counterculture Guru Timothy Leary (on the song “Right Brain Lover”) BEFORE DISCOVERING the POWER of HEAVY METAL and BECOMING THE OUTRAGEOUS GUITAR/VIOLIN SHREDDER THE GREAT KAT! https://youtu.be/sGUQyKBMklA
MusicRadar brilliantly declares: “The Great Kat. An uncompromising shred demon hell-bent on bringing classical music crashing into the 20th (and now the 21st) century, preferably at about 500bpm."
 
The NEW SHREDCLASSICAL Great Kat DVD is in production and COMING SOON! Featuring INSANE SHREDDING Guitar/Violin Music Videos of Vivaldi’s “The Four Seasons” https://youtu.be/R_hn7HKHbDs, Rossini’s “William Tell Overture” https://itunes.apple.com/us/music-video/william-tell-overture/id868774275, Liszt’s “Hungarian Rhapsody #2”, Bazzini’s “The Round Of The Goblins” and MORE! Stay tuned at The Great Kat Web Site http://www.greatkat.com
 
Also NEW from The Great Kat: SHRED RINGTONES for your iPHONE:
Beethoven, Bach, Rossini, Paganini, TERROR, WAR and MORE Great Kat Ringtones on the iTunes Store! (Search for “GREAT KAT” on iTunes!)
 

FOR ALL KAT NEWS, go to:
 
 
2. How did the signature shred guitar from cook custom guitar come about?
 
James Cook, from Cook Custom Guitars contacted me about building a Custom Shred Guitar Machine with The Great Kat’s EXACT SPECIFICATIONS: Hyperspeed Fast, Light, Screaming, Chunky, Vicious and SEXY LOOKING Shred Guitar! The Great Kat’s Signature Shred Guitar WILL BE AWESOME – stay tuned!!!
James Cook, Cook Custom Guitar declares: "Coming summer 2016, The Great Kat (Katherine Thomas), signature series shredder. Details to come."
 
 
3. Any advice to aspiring guitarists or violinists?
 
Answer:
Practice, build speed slowly with a metronome. If you want to shred CLASSICAL Music Scores, it helps to read music notation, along with the guitar tablature.
Be COMPETITIVE, AGGRESSIVE and UNRELENTING!! DON’T LISTEN to IDIOTS!!!!!!!
 
Now check out the MUSICAL POWER of the JUILLIARD-TRAINED VIOLIN/GUITAR SHREDDER The Great Kat on TESCO'S TV COMMERCIAL FOR ACTIVISION'S "CALL OF DUTY: GHOSTS" VIDEO GAME featuring The Great Kat’s VIVALDI'S "THE FOUR SEASONS"! WATCH IT NOW: http://youtu.be/6tW_ik2J000
 
 
4. favorite new metal bands?
 
Answer:
THE GREAT KAT RULES and “SHREDCLASSICAL” MUSIC is the FUTURE of METAL!
https://youtu.be/sGUQyKBMklA  !!!! START WORSHIPPING!!!!!!
 
 
 
 
5. craziest thing that has ever happened to you during a performance or with fans?
 
Answer:
IT’S ALWAYS BLOODY CRAZY FUN at GREAT KAT SHOWS!!!!!
 
Kat Slaves are ON STAGE LICKING my godly feet, BOWING to their MESSIAH, RUBBING my feet, feeding me candy and WORSHIPPING THE GODDESS of METAL, while THE GREAT KAT Shreds BEETHOVEN, PAGANINI, BUMBLE-BEE and more on BOTH Guitar AND Violin – at HYPERSPEED!!! INSANE!!!!!!!!!!!! If you want to witness The Great Kat SHRED LIVE, then demand it!!!
 
Late Night With Jimmy Fallon Online declares "The Great Kat plays Beethoven's symphonies the way he always intended: incredibly fast and covered in blood."
 
 
6. Anything you want to say to your fans?
 
Answer:
The Great Kat’s FANS/WORSHIPPERS RULE!!!!
Now EVERYONE can be an OFFICIAL Great Kat FAN and get NEWS on their METAL MESSIAH THE GREAT KAT!!! Sign Up at http://www.greatkat.com/fan/greatkatdisciple.html
 
THE GREAT KAT IS GOD!
 
WATCH/LISTEN to The Great Kat’s ShredClassical Videos/Music:-“The Flight Of The Bumble-Bee” Starring The Great Kat’s Guitar/Violin Virtuosity at https://youtu.be/sGUQyKBMklA  
-“Beethoven Mosh”; http://youtu.be/O-FspyiKS6M
Beethoven’s “5th Symphony”: https://youtu.be/KtRuZeQWXyM
“Beethoven On Speed”: http://youtu.be/jxC5P5O2ZrI
-Paganini’s “24th Caprice”; https://youtu.be/KBxsODC4Szg
-“Flight Of The Bumble-Bee”; https://youtu.be/kSZigGuw3F8
-Paganini’s “Caprice #24”; http://youtu.be/-RLsZfeqyoM  
-Vivaldi’s “The Four Seasons”; https://youtu.be/R_hn7HKHbDs
-The Great Kat Shreds BOTH Violin AND Guitar on PAGANINI'S CAPRICE #24  https://youtu.be/Whbyc8JAZ5k
- Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto #3" starring VIOLIN VIRTUOSO/GUITAR GODDESS The Great Kat with GUITAR TAB https://youtu.be/9etszc4VjcQ
-Sarasate’s “ZAPATEADO” starring The Great Kat REVOLUTIONARY METAL GUITARIST/VIOLINIST!  https://youtu.be/5KgRFAksJb8 -Liszt’s “Hungarian Rhapsody #2” https://youtu.be/4l0E-rKw53U
 
 
The Great Kat Social Media LINKS :
The Great Kat Web Site http://www.greatkat.com
Freegal: “Extreme Guitar Shred” DVD
 
 
 
THE GREAT KAT GUITAR/VIOLIN DOUBLE VIRTUOSO AWARDS AND ACCOLADES:
GUITAR AWARDS:
-"Top 10 Fastest Shredders Of All Time" - Guitar One Magazine
-"20 Of The Fastest Guitarists In The World Today" - MusicRadar
-"50 Fastest Guitarists Of All Time" - Guitar World Magazine
-"The 100 Wildest Guitar Heroes" - Classic Rock Magazine
-Winner of "Who Plays The Fastest" - Guitar Player Magazine’s Reader Poll
-"Rock On, Queens of Noise: 10 Killer Heavy Metal Frontwomen" - VH1
-"10 Phenomenal Female Guitarists That Deserve Your Attention" - WhatCulture!
-"Top-10 Fastest Guitarists Of All Time" - Guitar World Magazine's Readers' Poll
-"12 Greatest Female Electric Guitarists" - Elle Magazine
-Honored with a STAR in the "Guitar Hero Galaxy" - Spin Magazine
-"8 Of The World's Fastest Shredders" - Gibson Lifestyle
-"20 Extraordinary Female Guitarists" - Guitar Player Magazine's "Guts & Glitter"
-"The 100 Wildest Guitar Heroes" - Classic Rock Magazine
-"Top 10 Shred Guitar Heroes" - Bopian.com (China)
-#1 In "The 12 Best Guitarists Of The World" - Guitarra Atalho
-"Fastest Guitar Players In The World" - Graphs.net
-"The 13 Most Powerful 'O' Faces Of Rock" - BuzzFeed
-"The 25 Best Rock Guitarists In The World" - Maximum Rock Magazine
-"Top 8 Female Electric Guitarists Of All Time" - NME
-"The Best Rock Female Guitarists" - Kurier
-"Top-10 Fastest Guitarists Of All Time" - Guitar World Magazine's Readers' Poll
-"Best American Female Guitarists – Shredding Sirens" - Itcher Magazine
-"Famous Juilliard School Alumni" - Ranker.com
 
VIOLIN AWARDS:
-Juilliard Honors Graduate as a Violin Virtuoso
-Concertmaster of the Juilliard Pre-College Orchestra
-Winner of the Artists International Competition on Violin
-Carnegie Recital Hall Debut on Solo Violin
-Winner of the Great Neck Symphony's Young Musicians Competition
-Winner of the Gallery Concert Series Young Artists Award
-Winner of the New York State Music Teachers Association Collegiate Artists Competition
-Winner of the "Robert Hufstader Scholarship" in Composition and Theory at Juilliard
-Collaborator with Timothy Leary on the song "Right Brain Lover"
-Awarded "Certificate of Merit" from New York Governor Mario Cuomo
-Prodigy Violin Soloist for NYC Mayor Ed Koch at Gracie Mansion
-Prodigy Violin Soloist for Governor Oscar Flores Tapia in Saltillo, Coahuila Mexico
-Steve Allen especially composed the Violin piece "Sonatina" for Katherine, which she performed in England
-"The New Woman To Watch" - New Woman Magazine
-Recipient of a German violin made in 1850 from The Friends of Mozart Society.
-Violin Soloist with the Orquesta Sinfonica de Coahuila in Mexico and in recitals under the auspices of Fondo para Actividades Sociales y Culturales del Estado, Bellas Artes, Banca Serfin and other organizations in Mexico.
-Winner of "Palma Julia de Burgos Award" from The Association for Puerto Rican - Hispanic Culture, Inc.
 
 
Thank You for taking the time to answer. So cool to connect with a fellow shredder. Thanks again
 
 
SHRED ON!!! –The Great Kat  http://www.greatkat.com/