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Greta Van Fleet Premiere New Song, "When the Curtain Falls"

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Greta Van Fleet have premiered a new song, "When the Curtain Falls." You can check it out above.

The  bluesy number is the first single from the rapidly rising quartet's  highly anticipated, as-yet untitled debut album. The young, Frankenmuth,  Michigan-based group first came to prominence last year with their  debut EP, Black Smoke Rising, and its high-flying lead single,  "Highway Tune." Since then, the group's profile has risen exponentially,  with endorsements from the likes of Joe Satriani and a number of sell-out tour dates. 

When Guitar World asked Jake Kiszka—the band's guitarist—about the band's debut album earlier this year, he said that the album was going to be a "definitive statement."

“Our first studio EP, Black Smoke Rising,  was kind of a snapshot of where we were at the time, but the full album  is going to be the real deal," he continued. "I see it as a big-picture  look at where we are now and where we’re headed.”

You can read our full interview with Kiszka—taken from our March 2018 issue—right here.

Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at guitarworld.com. He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.