The Pretty Reckless
|The Pretty Reckless|
The Pretty Reckless performing at the Warped Tour Kickoff Party at the Key Club in 2010
|Origin||New York City, U.S.|
|Genres||Alternative rock, post-grunge|
The Pretty Reckless is an American rock band from New York City. The band's lead singer is Taylor Momsen, who is also a rhythm guitarist. Mark Damon is the band's bassist, Jamie Perkins is the drummer and Ben Phillips is a guitarist, The band formed (began) in 2008. Their debut single, "Make Me Wanna Die" was release in late May and was #1 on the UK Rock Chart. Their first album Light Me Up is set to release on August 31, 2010. The band's influences come from grunge rock such as Nirvana, Soundgarden and Courtney Love who fronted the rock band Hole. Other important influences are Joan Jett and Cherie Currie from The Runaways.