Greta Van Fleet is making some of the most exciting – and authentic – rock music around. Earlier today, Loudwire premiered the band’s first-ever music video for their smokin’ single “Highway Tune.” Their four-song debut EP, Black Smoke Rising, is released this Friday, April 21 (Lava Records), and the band will hit the road on May 12 with The Struts.
Greta Van Fleet – four young men, two are 18, two are about to turn 21; three are brothers, two of them are twins, and one best friend, all from the idyllic Michigan village of Frankenmuth (pop. 5000). They write all of their own music; influences are varied, much of it rooted in their parents’ vast vinyl collections – Jimi Hendrix, Tchaikovsky, Robert Frost, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, The Who, “The Lord of The Rings.” And, in order to play those dates with The Struts, two of the members will have to miss their high school prom.