Author: <span class="vcard">CatetheGreat</span>

Cate The Great’s Top 15 of 2012

Top 15?!  Say it ain’t so! Yes, I totally folded and had to add five more in because my “Honor Roll” list was just ridiculous looking.  According to my records (and yes, there are records), I listened to somewhere in the realm of 110 new albums this year (I’d like to thank Spotify and this…


Blasphemous Panthera Leo

So, a fellow Kansas metalhead made this, and I’m baffled to why it doesn’t have thousands of views.


Cate the Great’s Top Ten of 2011

Ok, I know, I suck. What is it, almost February already? Sheesh. My apologies for my poor time management skills, but my blogging has recently been competing with my preparations for an upcoming show (shameless art plug here: caterichards.net). Finally, it is time. Being dead last in the group, many of my top albums from…


Metal Inspired by the Works of George R.R. Martin

Since the premiere of the HBO series Game of Thrones, a whole new group of people have been introduced to the vivid world of writer George R.R. Martin. Martin’s high-fantasy series Songs of Ice and Fire, which includes the novels A Game of Thrones, A Clash of Kings, A Storm of Swords, A Feast of…


Art History for Metalheads: A Cover Art Review

By Cate the Great Two of the most important things in my life coming together beautifully – metal and art. Below are a few select albums and the famous artists whose work was used for the covers. The artists I chose are notable not just for their album artwork, but for having established careers beforehand…