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18 Facts About Greta Van Fleet, AKA The Band That's Going To "Save Rock 'N' Roll"

"They are Led Zeppelin I." —Robert Plant

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1. First of all, you need to know that Greta Van Fleet sounds a heck of a lot like iconic/legendary/literally-just-the-best rock band of all time Led Zeppelin...

2. ...seriously, lead singer Josh Kiszka could be a Robert Plant voice-doppleganger.

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That's not really a thing, but I'm making it a thing.

3. And Robert Plant himself has said that he "hates" him — jokingly, of course.

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In a March 2018 interview, Plant (lead singer of Zeppelin, for you youths) mentioned Greta Van Fleet as one of his favorite young bands saying, "They are Led Zeppelin I," and describing Josh as "a beautiful little singer."

4. Jake Kiszka, their guitarist, has even said that he spent a year and "intensely studied" what Jimmy Page did.

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Jimmy Page being Zeppelin's guitarist, in case you're a total neophyte.


6. The band consists of three brothers: Josh Kiszka (lead vocals), Jake Kiszka (Lead guitar), and Sam Kiszka (bass/keyboards), and friend Danny Wagner (drums).


9. Jake said he started playing guitar when he was "around 2 or 3 years old."


14. Highway Tune was their first single...

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The song was originally a part of their first studio EP, Black Smoke Rising, but was also re-packaged into their more recent From the Fires EP (pictured above) that came out in November 2017.

17. He even joined them on stage for a performance of John's "Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting."

#New | Greta Van Fleet performing with Elton John at his annual Aids Foundation Oscar party.


18. And finally, they also do a pretty great cover of Adele's "Rolling in the Deep," which you can listen to here: