In Polish "kat" means executioner. KAT is one of the most important bands in Polish and East European heavy metal Album), and is also mentioned as one of the main precursors of thrash. KAT was founded in by guitarist Piotr Luczyk. Induring the first edition of the Silesian Rock festival, the band found a singer, Roman Kostrzewski.
Robert 'Lor' Milewski wrote the lyrics of both songs; since then Kostrzewski became the lyricist, incorporating poetry, Polish folklore, and mysticism. The band performed on toured with Hanoi Rocks. A Polish-language version of this full-length was released as a limited album the same year, however, the Polish version of the album was named Soon after, Wojciech Mrowiec was fired from the band. At that time they also supported Running WildHelloweenand Overkill. After this a conflict stirred up between Luczyk and Kostrzewski, and the band went on hiatus.
Two years later, some songs played previously at the Festival appeared along new ones on a new album, Bastard It includes KAT's ballads from previous albums, Album), previously unreleased tracks, and two completely new songs.
In that year, Metal Mind Productions re-released the three first of Kat's albums. Kat sued the company and, after a few years, won the case. After this album, the band stopped its activity. Luczyk focused on other musical projects and Kostrzewski formed a new band Alkatras. Unfortunately, in Jacek Regulski died in a motorcycle accident. Straight after the release of Somewhere in Polandin the band decided to fire drummer Ireneusz Loth, and singer and lyricist Roman Kostrzewski.
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