Rockers Greta Van Fleet have booked additional US tour dates for next fall. The next leg of the “March Of The Peaceful Army” tour, set to kick off in Kansas City on Saturday, September 21 will include first-time visits to Kansas City and Irvine, and the band performing a blend of fan-favorites and some brand new tunes. Shannon & The Clams will support on all dates. Pre-sales for Peaceful Army fan-club members begin Wednesday, May 15, and the public on-sale starts Friday, May 17 at 10 a.m. local time. The band kicked off 2019 with sold-out shows on the band’s first-time tours of Japan, Australia, South America, and Mexico. The group is currently on a four-week tour of North America and will then head to Europe on June 27 to play a series of major outdoor festivals and some stand-alone headline dates. These dates are in support of their smash album Anthem Of The Peaceful Army out now on Republic/Lava Records. Continue reading
In times of upheaval is partisanship the answer? In a world of divisive political opinions and warring religious ideology, where should one stand? Hate cannot be combated with hate, it can only be effectively defeated with love and unity. Theologically and spiritually seeking balance in the world is the main aim of UK anonymous mystic merchants, Sermon, and they do so with their debut album, Birth Of The Marvellous (Prosthetic Records). Continue reading
Greta Van Fleet bassist Sam Kiszka has confirmed in a new interview with Australia’s Heavy Mat the band has begun writing for their second full-length album, and expect it to release later in 2019. Anthem Of The Peaceful Army released in October from Lava Records/Republic, one of the largest record labels in the entire world. Anthem Of The Peaceful Army debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s rock chart and No. 3 on the all-genre albums chart last year. It has also reached the Top 10 in Canada, Italy, and Germany. Kiszka commented “We were actually talking, and we all decided earlier this month that we need to do a record as soon as possible,” he said (hear audio below). “So the one thing I can say right now is that you can definitely expect Album 2 in 2019.” They have been nominated for four Grammy Awards; one for each major rock category — “Best Rock Album”, “Best Rock Song”, “Best Rock Performance”, and a “Best New Artist”. Ghost Cult interviewed Kiszka in 2017 and he explained that the band had a multi-year, multi-album plan for their future. Continue reading
Rockers Greta Van Fleet have announced Anthem Of The Peaceful Army as their new album title coming this fall from Republic/Lava Records. The band provided a sneak peek at the artwork, title and track listing in a video teaser, you can watch below. A message from the band reads: “Those of us who cannot hear it, feel it. At the dancing of a heartbeat, is a reminder that humans love. I know that first in darkness, like a great drum in a mother’s chest. The anthem of a peaceful army. To save all the world.”Continue reading
The new single is the first new music from the band since 2014’s Everything Will Be Alright In the End (Republic). They played the track twice last week at the iHeart Radio event in Los Angeles, CA. More details about a new album from the band for 2016 are forthcoming.