Midnite Mixtape Massacre - The Great Kat Print
Written by The Great Kat   
Sunday, 28 September 2014 03:30


The Great Kat, born in Swindon before journeying across the Atlantic to forge an infamous career in music, is the reincarnation of Beethoven. The Juilliard graduate is a classical violin virtuoso turned world's fastest shred guitar virtuoso, is resurrecting classical music with shred guitar and violin virtuosity and is the only guitar/violin double virtuoso since Niccolo Paganini.


Since 1987 debut album 'Worship Me or Die!' sent shockwaves through the heavy metal world, The Great Kat has astounded listeners with her furious fingers and onlookers with her outrageous photoshoots. Now, let her astound Uber Rockers worldwide as she talks us through her ultimate thirteen song mixtape!




1.) Beethoven's 'Symphony No. 5' - Herbert Von Karajan conducting the Berlin Philharmonic (from the album 'Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 5, 6 & 9')


Beethoven's 5th: the 4 MOST famous musical notes in history! Beethoven's anger, power, genius, brilliance and technical superiority RULES ALL MUSIC!!


2.) 'Beethoven On Speed', 'Beethoven Mosh' and Beethoven's '5th Symphony' - The Great Kat (from the 'Beethoven On Speed' CD, 'Beethoven Shreds' CD and 'Beethoven's Guitar Shred' DVD)


BEETHOVEN composed the '5th Symphony' in 1804 and NOW The Great Kat SHREDS and MOSHES Beethoven's '5th Symphony'! The Great Kat IS the REINCARNATION of BEETHOVEN!!!!


'Beethoven Mosh': http://youtu.be/O-FspyiKS6M
'Beethoven On Speed': http://youtu.be/jxC5P5O2ZrI
Beethoven's '5th Symphony': http://youtu.be/x_ihPz7cBVA
iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/music-video/beethovens-5th-symphony/id368743633




3.) 'You've Got Another Thing Comin' - Judas Priest (from the album 'Screaming For Vengeance')


While studying violin at Juilliard, I happened to see Judas Priest's 'You've Got Another Thing Comin' music video on TV one day and loved the metal guitars and operatic vocals!! I immediately picked up the electric guitar and THE GREAT KAT WAS BORN!!!!


4.) 'Ace Of Spades' - Motörhead (from the album of the same name)


Lemmy's hard core speed metal kicks serious butt!!


5.) Vivaldi's 'The Four Seasons' - Neville Marriner conducting Academy of St. Martin-In-The-Fields (from the album 'Vivaldi: The Four Seasons')


I was inspired by Baroque genius Antonio Vivaldi's most famous masterpiece and re-created it in a Shred/Classical version!




6.) Vivaldi's 'The Four Seasons' - The Great Kat (from the 'Bloody Vivaldi' CD and upcoming new Great Kat DVD)


Vivaldi composed 'THE FOUR SEASONS' in 1723 and NOW The Great Kat SHREDS 'THE FOUR SEASONS' on guitar AND violin!!! The Great Kat's Vivaldi's 'The Four Seasons' was featured on Tesco's TV commercial for Activision's CALL OF DUTY: GHOSTS! GET GENIUSIZED NOW!


Call Of Duty: Ghosts TV Commercial: http://youtu.be/6tW_ik2J000
Vivaldi's 'The Four Seasons' on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/music-video/vivaldis-the-four-seasons/id573040803




7.) 'Cat Scratch Fever' - Ted Nugent (from the album of the same name)


The Great Kitty Kat Goddess purrs along with Cat Scratch Fever!!


8.) 'Goddess' - The Great Kat (from the 'Digital Beethoven On Cyberspeed' CD/CD-ROM)


The Great Kat HOT guitar/violin Goddess is the High Priestess of Guitar Shred!! NOW ON YOUR KNEES and BOW to your GODDESS!!! Obey and Watch 'Goddess': http://youtu.be/SMMx7Co4GjQ




9.) 'Back In Black' - AC/DC (from the album of the same name)


AC/DC rocks with powerful heavy metal guitars with SCREAMING vocals!!!!!!


10.) Paganini's 'Caprice No. 24' - Itzhak Perlman (from the album 'Paganini: 24 Caprices')


Paganini's genius violin virtuosity is on display on his most famous caprice, No. 24.


11.) Paganini's 'Caprice #24' - The Great Kat (from the 'Beethoven On Speed' CD, 'Beethoven Shreds' CD and 'Beethoven's Guitar Shred' DVD)


Niccolo Paganini previously was history's only Violin/Guitar Double Virtuoso until The Great Kat arrived performing BOTH guitar AND violin with inhuman feats of virtuosity!


Paganini's '24th Caprice': http://youtu.be/KBxsODC4Szg
Paganini's 'Caprice #24': http://youtu.be/-RLsZfeqyoM
Paganini's 'Caprice #24': http://youtu.be/ampk7XrP6lA
iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/music-video/paganinis-caprice-24/id368743262




12.) 'The Flight Of The Bumble-Bee' - The Great Kat (from the 'Beethoven On Speed' CD, 'Beethoven Shreds' CD and 'Beethoven's Guitar Shred' DVD)


The world's fastest guitar shredder, The Great Kat's signature song is 'The Flight Of The Bumble-Bee'!


'Flight Of The Bumble-Bee': http://youtu.be/kSZigGuw3F8
'The Flight Of The Bumble-Bee': http://youtu.be/sGUQyKBMklA
iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/music-video/the-flight-of-the-bumble-bee/id368743107


13.) 'Metal Messiah' - The Great Kat (from the 'Worship Me Or Die!' CD)


The Great Kat's first hit: 'Metal Messiah' - “METAL! METAL! METAL MESSIAH!!!!”
'Metal Messiah': http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5JxKbdu7L_8



The Great Kat, legendary UK-born guitar/violin icon, has just launched new ShredClassical RINGTONES for iPHONE, now available on the iTunes Store, featuring Beethoven, Bach, Paganini and more! The Great Kat is completing the upcoming new ShredClassical DVD, which will feature Vivaldi's 'The Four Seasons', Rossini's 'William Tell Overture', Mozart, Beethoven, Paganini and more!




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