The Pretty Reckless

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The Pretty Reckless
Origin New York City, U.S.
Genres Alternative rock, post-grunge
Years active 2008-present
Labels Interscope Records
Website Official Website
Members
Taylor Momsen
Ben Phillips
Mark Damon
Jamie Perkins
Past members
John Secolo
Matt Chiarelli
Nick Carbone

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.