Often compared to Led Zeppelin, Greta Von Fleet admits she’s not too upset by the reference, which has stuck with her since her debut. The American quartet hopes the name will slowly fade away.
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At the end of the line, bassist Sam Kiska puts things into perspective when asked if he doesn’t get a little tired of this comparison being so tied to the songs. Highway tune And Safari songWho informed them in 2017.
“It’s something you rarely hear anymore. The average music lover who listens to us on the radio often makes this comparison. There are definitely elements of our music, but we don’t do Led Zeppelin. We do our thing and what we want to do”, says Greta Van Fleet, one of the Kiszka brothers. The youngest was initiated.
With a presence in South America, Europe and the United States for nearly a year, the production from Frankenmuth, Michigan is coming to Quebec with visits Tuesday evening at the Videotron Center and Thursday at the Bell Center.
A series of concerts followed the release of their new opus Battle at the Gardens Gate, Launched last April.
“Things are going well. We have a great time and play places we haven’t visited in a long time. Hours before opening for Metallica at Buffalo Bills Stadium, the crowd was buzzing and excited,” he noted.
Born in 2017, the quartet, made up of Sam Kiszka, his brothers Josh (vocals) and Jake (guitar), and drummer Danny Wagner, is developing at its own pace.
“We never wanted to rush. When we start we can perform in big places, but we want to build our business slowly. This way of doing things pays off. The fans are growing and we love the way things are going,” said the youngest of the Kiszka clan.
Greta Van Fleet began recording new songs.
“We feel like our music is evolving. We’re moving forward,” he said.
Sam Kiska is proud of the band’s third album. An album they dared.
“We were finally able to create the musical landscapes we wanted and didn’t have the courage to do. With director Greg Kurstin and engineer Alex Pascoe, it was possible. Our music finally had the cinematographic dimension we wanted,” explains Sam Kiska.
The bassist recalled their presence as the opening act for Foo Fighters at Abraham Maidan on July 9, 2018.
“Someone showed up on our tour bus after our show and it was Dave Grohl with a bottle of Jagermeister. He served us. Shots. We talked about movies and music and suddenly he said I have to go. Thirty seconds later, the Foo Fighters started their show on stage,” Sam Kiszka let loose.