Greta Van Fleet complete debut album

Greta Van Fleet bassist Sam Kiszka, left, and vocalist Josh Kiszka perform in the Mojave tent during the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, CA., Friday, April 13, 2018. (Staff photo by Jennifer Cappuccio Maher, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG)

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Fast-rising Frankenmuth rockers Greta Van Fleet have finished recording their debut studio album.

The quartet performed at the Rock on the Range festival in Columbus, Ohio on Friday (18th May) where they told Loudwire their debut full-length record is currently in the mixing stages.

Asked when they’re planning to release the album, guitarist Jake Kiszka said: “We’re in the mixing process, so it’s going to be quite soon. We’re wrapping it up, so we’re hoping to release that absolutely this year.”

His sibling and band mate Sam Kiszka added: “We had all these songs we wrote three to five years ago that we were just going to put on the album.

“It very quickly became all new material, so I’d say about three-quarters of the songs are songs we wrote in the studio. It just happened very quickly, we got everything done in two weeks. We were aching to make this album.”

The band have once again drafted in Al Sutton and Marlon Young to produce the album having previously recorded April 2017’s ‘Black Smoke Rising’ EP and last November’s double EP ‘From the Fires’ with them.

Greta Van Fleet perform on the Zippo Encore Stage at Download Festival on Sunday 10th June. The following day they play a sold-out show at the the 1,500 capacity London Electric Ballroom.

Back in August last year we reported here that this group could well be the next Led Zepplin, now that they have had two EP’s released and have been touring the world, we still believe they could well be the next big rock group, they sure have the sound, young age and looks to be that band. Only time can tell, but I for one look forward to hearing the full length album.

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