Asher Guitars WD Music Products Amplified Parts Mod Kits DIY Nordstarnd Pickups darrenriley.com
Asher Guitars WD Music Products Amplified Parts Mod Kits DIY Nordstarnd Pickups Warmoth.com
Asher Guitars WD Music Products Amplified Parts Mod Kits DIY Nordstarnd Pickups Warmoth.com

Greta Van Fleet!

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by esetter, Feb 10, 2019.

  1. esetter

    esetter Friend of Leo's

    Sep 1, 2011
    MI
    Wallo Tweed, Nubs, JK202 and 5 others like this.
  2. Jim622

    Jim622 Tele-Afflicted Silver Supporter

    Age:
    55
    Apr 1, 2011
    Far N.E. Philadelphia
    Didn't see that coming, but could care less about award shows
     
    kookaburra likes this.
  3. Art VanDelay

    Art VanDelay Tele-Holic

    745
    May 20, 2018
    Arcata
    I'm not a fan, but considering the field I feel like they deserve it.
     
    kookaburra and FenderBender99 like this.
  4. drf64

    drf64 Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

    Age:
    54
    Jul 24, 2009
    Ada, MI
    was Gretna there too?
     
    YALCaster likes this.
  5. Hear2learn

    Hear2learn TDPRI Member

    Age:
    59
    44
    Dec 22, 2018
    Texas
    by the way, which one's Fleet?
     
  6. Hear2learn

    Hear2learn TDPRI Member

    Age:
    59
    44
    Dec 22, 2018
    Texas
    It's a hell of a start,
    It could be made into a monster
     
    Deathray, uriah1 and TheGoodTexan like this.
  7. AlbertaGriff

    AlbertaGriff Tele-Holic

    617
    Mar 2, 2016
    Canada
    Congrats Robert, Jimmy, John Paul and John.
     
    rich815, marc2211, Flakey and 7 others like this.
  8. backporchmusic

    backporchmusic Friend of Leo's

    Nov 28, 2006
    USA
    Those Grammys are always spot on. An accurate representation of talent, innovation and significance.

    Interesting fact:

    Bob Dylan and Justin Timberlake have both won 10 Grammys, and each has been nominated 38 times.
     
    ponce likes this.
  9. Colo Springs E

    Colo Springs E Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

    Mar 4, 2003
    Colorado Springs
    :lol:
     
    Jakeboy likes this.
  10. PCollen

    PCollen Tele-Afflicted

    May 7, 2010
    Man of the World
  11. Lots of dislike for the band but I personally think they are passionate and a band I will follow... congrats GVF!
     
    thegeezer likes this.
  12. thegeezer

    thegeezer Tele-Holic

    Age:
    66
    993
    Jul 5, 2010
    West Michigan
    Yeah, I see tons of threads about how awful contemporary music is.

    An actual rock and roll band gets some mainstream attention and most of us dismiss them as a Zep clone. Come on, it’s rock and roll. Geez, the Black Crowe’s sounded kinda Stones like. And, I could go on and on about others.


    Kudos to them. Keep rockin’.
     
    Skamania, Nubs, JK202 and 3 others like this.
  13. WetBandit

    WetBandit Friend of Leo's

    Oct 11, 2016
    Somewhere
    I'm not gonna hate on anyone for playing music...

    That being said, I do think they need to find there own sound, not for commercial reasons, I mean obviously Led Zep sells!

    On the other hand, how could having a 20yr old Led Zep that has mainstream success be a bad thing?

    Even if we only see them as an imitation, think about the amount of young kids that will be exposed to all the great old rock of the past?

    It can only be a good thing really.

    Maybe it's the beginning of a revival of sorts?

    All I'm saying, is to me they are riding on the back of Led Zep... but that can only be a good thing even if I dont like it.

    Dont hate, appreciate... and hope they lure newcomers to the wonder of ROCK and guitar!
     
    Skamania and grolan1 like this.
  14. Thin white duke

    Thin white duke Tele-Holic

    Age:
    44
    695
    Oct 1, 2017
    italy
    I tried but i just can't get along with this band.....
     
  15. 8barlouie

    8barlouie Friend of Leo's Gold Supporter

    Age:
    59
    May 9, 2015
    Seekonk, MA
    Don’t mean to hijack the thread, but a big shout-out to Lady Gaga and her band. They were rockin!
     
    lewis and Colo Springs E like this.
  16. cnlbb

    cnlbb Tele-Holic

    971
    Jun 19, 2014
    United States
    While I don't mind the group (they are likely a fun show but their early fame has likely killed the chances of them becoming unique), it is kinda sad that a rehash of an old idea with terrible lyrics (look 'em up) beat out all of the crazy talent out there this year. Then again... the stones did win best blues album recently.
     
  17. NJ Deadhead

    NJ Deadhead Tele-Meister

    Age:
    37
    409
    Jan 25, 2017
    Greenville, SC
    There are a ton of real bands out there making great music if you all just look. In my opinion, this band is not one of them. I seriously do not understand why anyone with any sort of credibility would consider nominating them for a Grammy...and I can't fathom how they actually won.

    I can't express it any better than this Pitchfork review: https://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/greta-van-fleet-anthem-of-the-peaceful-army/

    They are a manufactured "band" much like the Backstreet Boys, only they play instruments.
     
    maxvintage likes this.
  18. BigDaddyLH

    BigDaddyLH Telefied Ad Free Member

    Greta Van Fleet sound like they did weed exactly once, called the cops, and tried to record a Led Zeppelin album before they arrested themselves. The poor kids from Frankenmuth, Michigan don’t even realize they’re more of an algorithmic fever dream than an actual rock band. While they’re selling out shows all over the world, somewhere in a boardroom, a half-dozen people are figuring out just how, exactly, Jimmy Page and Robert Plant are supposed to fit into the SUV with the rest of the Greta Van Fleet boys on “Carpool Karaoke.”​

    [​IMG]
     
    Wildcard_35 likes this.
  19. Sconnie

    Sconnie Tele-Afflicted

    Age:
    26
    May 1, 2017
    Denver, CO
    Can anyone help me understand what's so "rock & roll" about the grammys?
     
    Wildcard_35, Wallo Tweed and Flakey like this.
  20. Manual Slim

    Manual Slim Tele-Afflicted

    Mar 21, 2017
    B
    Who claims that there’s anything?
     
IMPORTANT: Treat everyone here with respect, no matter how difficult!
No sex, drug, political, religion or hate discussion permitted here.