The Pretty Reckless
are an American rock band from New York City. The current members are Taylor Momsen (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Ben Phillips (lead guitar, backing vocals), Mark Damon (bass) and Jamie Perkins (drums).Their debut album, Light Me Up
, was released on August 30, 2010 in the UK. They released their first single on May 13, 2010. The album spawned three moderately successful singles and its most notable, "Make Me Wanna Die", topped the UK Rock Charts upon release. The band released their second extended play entitled Hit Me Like a Man EP
in early 2012, along with two brand new music videos of songs previously heard on their debut album. These releases coincided with their second tour. In, 2014, the band released their second studio album, Going to Hell
, which was preceded by the singles; Kill Me
, Going To Hell
and Heaven Knows
. The latter of which topped the UK and US Rock Charts.The band embarked on a worldwide tour in 2010 in support of their debut album, the Light Me Up Tour, which concluded in March 2012. Four days after the end of their first tour, they embarked on their second tour, The Medicine Tour, where they appeared as a support act for Marilyn Manson and Evanescence.