Greta (band)

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Greta
OriginLos Angeles, California, United States
GenresAlternative rock, post-grunge, hard rock
Years active1990–1995[citation needed]
LabelsMercury
Associated actsRage Against the Machine, Grade 8
Websitewww.myspace.com/greta
MembersJosh Gordon
Kyle Baer
Scott Carneghi
Past membersBrad Wilk
Paul Plagens

Greta was an American hard rock band formed in 1990[citation needed] by Paul Plagens, Kyle Baer, Josh Gordon, and Brad Wilk.

Wilk left the band in 1991 to join Rage Against the Machine,[1] and was replaced on the drums by Scott Carneghi who went on to co-found the band Buffalocomotive in 2012.

The band signed a two-record deal with Mercury Records in 1993 and released their debut album, No Biting, on September 21 of that year.[citation needed] Their second and final album, This Is Greta, was released in 1995, after which the band was dropped from the label.[citation needed] Greta disbanded in 1995.[citation needed] Vocalist Paul Plagens died in 2015[2]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • No Biting (1993)
  • This Is Greta! (1995)

Singles and promos[edit]

  • "Rocking Chair" (1993)
  • "Revolver" (1993)
  • "Love Is Dead" (1993)
  • "Is It What You Wanted?" (1993)
  • "Fathom" (1993)
  • "Jesus Crux" (1994)
  • "Nature" (1994)
  • "About You" (1995)
  • "Some People" (1995)

References[edit]

  1. ^ SPIN Nov. 1993 Vol. 9, n° 8- Page 70 "drummer Brad Wilk (formerly of Eddie Vedder's pre-Pearl Jam outfit and buzz band Greta)"
  2. ^ "HITS Daily Double : Rumor Mill - PAUL PLAGENS, 1965-2015". HITS Daily Double. Retrieved 2016-04-20.

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