WHO: Taylor Momsen, Ben Philips, Mark Damon, Jamie Perkins
HOMETOWN: New York, NY
GENRE: Alternative rock
LATEST RELEASE: The Pretty Reckless EP (2010)
WHY YOU’LL LOVE THEM: Sure, Rolling Stone claimed their debut was “generic hard rock riffs with gothic poetry”, but Taylor Momsen and her supporting group are much more than imitators of a post-grunge era. Scratch the Gossip Girl label and you’re left with raw talent that attracts the Vans Warped Tour stage and a diverse fan base Disney stars wish they could have.
SOUNDS LIKE: A rebellious 1970s’ dame swimming in refined grunge rock.
Take a listen to the surprising talent below