Monday, November 5, 2018

Greta Van Fleet - Anthem of the Peaceful Army


Monday, time to introduce "Record Of The Week".

"Anthem of the Peaceful Army" is the debut studio album by American rock band GRETA VAN FLEET. The album was released on October 19, 2018, recorded at Blackbird Studios, Nashville, Tennessee and follows the band's original two EP releases, "Black Smoke Rising" and "From the Fires".

The two first EPs has been spinning a lot in my home, work, car, I do like what I hear. That the band have a big influence from LED ZEPPELIN can be heard on every single tune, bit's and pieces here and there, vocals, solos, clothes, lyrics that they almost would be a carbon copy of ZEPPELIN, but with their own way of doing it and with the new album "Anthem of the Peaceful Army", they begun to shift away from LED ZEPPELIN. Although this sounds a lot of ZEPPELIN, so be it. Some may think they've crossed the border, creating songs on ZEPPELIN, so be it. The fact that ZEPPELIN borrowed a lot from old heroes, even if things were snitched right of the table to create something to their own, that was ok, then this should also be ok as well. As I have ZEPPELIN as my musical-gods, I think it's with great fun when others try to create the same feeling they had even if it sounds similar, there are many examples of bands that have borrowed the sound of ZEPPELIN.

"Anthem of the Peaceful Army" is an Absolutely superb album! The album has many great tunes from the beautiful and grand half paced opener "Age Of Man", followed by the rocker "The Cold Wind" and the uptempo single "When The Curtain Falls". "Watching Over", have a classic hard rock touch, slow with tasty guitar licks. "Lover, Leaver" is another uptempo piece with a great feeling to the past to the more acoustic guitars driven tunes "You're The One" and "The New Day", the first one with a country feeling and the second with a blues one. More blues rock in "Mountain Of The Sun", with catchy guitar licks and powerful vocals to a more darker turn in "Brave New World", mournful guitars riffs and grievous vocals. The album closes "Anthem", a loveful ballad that touches your soul. That fantastic vocal, great guitar playing, tight rhythm section and the ZEPPELIN vide carry this album by these youngsters that overall kicking the mainstream ass with a pure rock album.


Sum: A Peaceful Army is a classic rocker that you shouldn't miss!

Today's tune "Lover, Leaver (Taker, Believer)" live from the John Anson Ford Theater in Los Angeles on June 24, 2018. Enjoy!



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NOV 4 STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN Annexet Sold Out
NOV 5 COPENHAGEN, DENMARK Tap 1 Sold Out
NOV 7 BERLIN, GERMANY Columbiahalle Sold Out
NOV 9 LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM O2 Kentish Town Forum Sold Out
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NOV 12 LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM O2 Kentish Town Forum Sold Out
NOV 14 BIRMINGHAM, UNITED KINGDOM O2 Academy Birmingham Sold Out
NOV 15 MANCHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM Academy Manchester Sold Out
NOV 27 NEW YORK, NY, USA Terminal 5 Sold Out
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JAN 21 OSAKA, JAPAN Zepp Namba Osaka
JAN 24 TOKYO, JAPAN Tokyo Zepp Divercity
JAN 25 TOKYO, JAPAN Studio Coast
JAN 29 SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA Enmore Theatre
FEB 3 BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA Eatons Hill Hotel
FEB 5 MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA Forum Theatre
FEB 8 AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND Logan Campbell Centre
FEB 22 BARCELONA, SPAIN Sant Jordi Club
FEB 24 MILAN, ITALY Alcatraz Sold Out
FEB 25 MUNICH, GERMANY Zenith
FEB 27 AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS AFAS Live
FEB 28 ANTWERP, BELGIUM Lotto Arena
MAR 3 PARIS, FRANCE Le Zenith
MAR 5 NEWCASTLE, UNITED KINGDOM O2 Academy Newcastle Sold Out
MAR 7 GLASGOW, UNITED KINGDOM O2 Academy Glasgow Sold Out
MAR 8 LEEDS, UNITED KINGDOM O2 Academy Leeds Sold Out
MAR 10 NOTTINGHAM, UNITED KINGDOM Rock City Sold Out
MAR 11 LIVERPOOL, UNITED KINGDOM Mountford Hall
MAR 13 DUBLIN, IRELAND Olympia Sold Out
APR 29 MEXICO CITY, MEXICO Metropolitan Theater
MAY 7 MIAMI, FL, USA Bayfront Park Amphitheatre
MAY 9 JACKSONVILLE, FL, USA Daily's Place Amphitheatre
MAY 10 ORLANDO, FL, USA Orlando Amphitheater at Central Florida Fairgrounds
MAY 12 ATLANTA, GA, USA Fox Theater
MAY 13 ATLANTA, GA, USA Fox Theater
MAY 15 CHARLOTTE, NC, USA Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre
MAY 16 RALEIGH, NC, USA Red Hat Amphitheater
MAY 18 ASBURY PARK, NJ, USA Stone Pony Summer Stage Sold Out
MAY 21 BALTIMORE, MD, USA MECU Pavilion
MAY 22 ROCHESTER, NY, USA The Dome
MAY 25 QUEENS, NY, USA Forest Hills Stadium
MAY 28 TORONTO, CANADA RBC Echo Beach
MAY 29 TORONTO, CANADA RBC Echo Beach
JUN 2 CLEVELAND, OH, USA Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica
JUN 4 MADISON, WI, USA Breese Stevens Field


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