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Greta Van Fleet’s Josh Kiszka says “large weight was lifted” after popping out

Greta Van Fleet’s Josh Kiszka says “large weight was lifted” after popping out


Greta Van Fleet‘s frontman Josh Kiszka has shared that it felt like a “large weight was lifted” after he got here out as a part of the LGBTQ+ group.

The singer took to his Instagram again in June to put in writing that he has been “in a loving, same-sex relationship with my companion for the previous 8 years”. He additionally mentioned that these near him have been conscious however “it’s essential to me to share publicly”.

In an interview with Rolling Stone, Kiszka mentioned he was involved he would have a goal on his again: “You actually really feel that means, which is unlucky, however it’s true.”


A fan group handed out 1000’s of slips of paper final njght in Nashville to create the rainbow throughout Mild My Love. It made me weep to see an enviornment full of individuals assist Josh – and your complete queer community- with such love. I hope @Greta Van Fleet had as a lot enjoyable as I did. It was wonderful! #gretavanfleet #doitjakey #nashville #delight

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He continued: “Every part had been met with love and acceptance and humility and respect, and that was an enormous wave of reassurance that issues are shifting in the fitting path. As a performer and as an entertainer, an enormous weight was lifted. As a result of in the end as an artist or simply as an individual, all of us wish to be understood to a point.”

Elsewhere within the interview, he recalled how on the band’s present on July 24 in Nashville, Tennessee, followers held up colored items of paper in entrance of their cellphone flashlights with a view to create a rainbow-coloured impact across the venue.

Kiszka mentioned he turned emotional through the efficiency as a result of assist from their followers. “The truth that that many individuals may talk and coordinate to make that occur was extraordinary,” he mentioned.

“It was actually troublesome for me to maintain it collectively, and this sounds very deep, however the music took on new which means in that second. I defined to the viewers that I hope that perhaps someday it’ll be irrelevant when [I’m singing] ‘Hate certain by concern will unwind.’ Once you say phrases like that, you notice that you just’re in the course of a motion.”

Greta Van Fleet are at the moment on tour, with their subsequent present going down on September 3 in Saint Paul, Minnesota. They’re set to make stops in New York Metropolis, Boston, Cleveland, Amsterdam, London and extra. Go to right here for any remaining tickets.



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