Greta Van Fleet

2012-
Josh Kiszka Singer2012-
Jake Kiszka Guitar2012-
Sam Kiszka Bass2012-
Danny WagnerDrums2013-
Kyle HauckDrums2012-13

Greta Van Fleet Artistfacts

  • Greta Van Fleet is four-piece rock group formed in 2012. The band members hail from the small farming community of Frankenmuth in Michigan.
  • The group consists of three brothers Josh, Jake and Sam Kiszka plus their drummer friend from school, Danny Wagner, who joined them a year later as a replacement for their original stickman, Kyle Hauck.
  • The Kiszka boys' father is a chemist, their mother a former science teacher. Their parents encouraged their love of music and were hugely supportive of their first faltering musical experiments.
  • They are named after an elderly Frankenmuth neighbor of the Kiszka boys called Gretna Van Fleet. Their use of the modified version of her name was done with her (later) blessing.
  • Vocalist Josh Kiszka told Kerrang that it was when Danny Wagner joined the band that Greta Van Fleet truly took shape. "The stars came out in the sky at the end of our first gig together," he recalled, "and we were like, 'Okay, maybe this is the next chapter.'"

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