SOUTHERN FRIED GAMER FEATURES THE GREAT
KAT IN "GREAT KAT FEATURED IN THE NEW
BOOK, BEETHOVEN IN AMERICA"
Southern Fried Gamer
Featured in the New Book, BEETHOVEN in
on October 4, 2011 by will_c_75 in
Entertainment, Industry, Music, Pop
there shred heads. The classically
trained shred guitar/violin goddess ,
the Great Kat, is now featured in the
glossy pages of a new book. The book is
called, BEETHOVEN in AMERICA, written by
Michael Broyles. She earned a feature
spot, in the chapter called, Beethoven
in Popular Music.
Below is the press release and a quote
from the book.
NEW BOOK: “BEETHOVEN IN AMERICA”
THE GREAT KAT!
Chapter entitled: “Beethoven in Popular
“No one in heavy metal has exploited
Beethoven to the extent of Katherine
Thomas, known as The Great Kat. She does
not just play Beethoven. If you believe
her, she is Beethoven reincarnated.
Loud, blistering fast guitar riffs
accompanied by screams, and an
aggressive hyper-dominatrix persona. Her
act is not subtle. She is direct and
flamboyant about her intentions. Her
virtuosity is for real. Over-the-top
stage persona. This is a frontal
- by Michael Broyles, “Beethoven in
(Indiana University Press. Publication
If you are interested in the book you
can pick it up from Amazon,
If you want to compliment your book
reading, with a little classical shred.
You can pick up Great Kat’s latest
album, Beethoven Shreds,
You can always check out her site at