Greta (band)

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Origin Los Angeles, California, United States
Genres Alternative rock, post-grunge, hard rock
Years active 1990–1995[citation needed]
Labels Mercury
Associated acts Rage Against the Machine, Grade 8
Members Paul Plagens
Josh Gordon
Kyle Baer
Scott Carneghi
Past members Brad Wilk

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 1994, after which the band was dropped from the label.[citation needed] Greta disbanded in 1995.[citation needed] Vocalist Paul Plagens died in 2015[2]


  • "About You" single[3]
  • "No Biting" (1993)


  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. 
  3. ^ CMJ New Music Monthly Oct. 1995 N° 26 - Page 5 "THIS IS GRETA! the new album featuring the first single "ABOUT YOU"

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