Acoustic Version Of The Pretty Reckless’ “Death By Rock And Roll” Is Now Available On Streaming Services

As previously reported, The Pretty Reckless recently performed a quarantine acoustic version of “Death By Rock And Roll” during an iHeartRadio Facebook Live session. Now, that version of the song has been released on streaming services. The original version of “Death By Rock And Roll” will serve as the title track of the group’s upcoming album.

Watch Taylor Momsen & Alain Johannes Cover Chris Cornell’s “The Keeper”

Taylor Momsen (The Pretty Reckless) and Alain Johannes (Eleven, etc.) were among the artists that performed as part of the “(De)Tour” virtual festival to raise money for NIVA and MusiCares. You can see footage of them covering late Sondgarden frontman Chris Cornell’s “The Keeper” below:

The Pretty Reckless’ “Heaven Knows” Certified Platinum In U.S.

The Pretty Reckless’ single “Heaven Knows” has officially been certified platinum by the RIAA for accumulating 1 million certified units. That track is from the band’s 2014 album “Going To Hell.”

The Pretty Reckless’ New Album “Death By Rock And Roll” Will Likely Be Released In 2021

The Pretty Reckless recently released the title track of their new album “Death By Rock And Roll,” but it looks like fans won’t get the full record until 2021. Despite this, the band are still planning to release more singles before then.

Taylor Momsen said the following during an appearance on the “Darry Talks To Bands” podcast:

“It’s very weird to release music and not be able to back it up with a tour — the circle doesn’t feel complete until you get to play the songs live. So it’s a very strange time. I think we’re doing the same thing that a lot of bands are doing — we’re just kind of waiting and observing and trying to see where this is gonna go; these are such unprecedented times.

So it’s kind of a little bit of a waiting game right now, so we don’t have a specific release date. But I couldn’t wait forever to put out music, hence the first single. We continued with that plan. And there’s gonna be many more singles before the full album, so there’s gonna be much more music coming your way — just not the full shebang till a little bit later.”

[via Blabbermouth]

Watch The Pretty Reckless Perform Acoustic Version Of “Death By Rock And Roll” While In Quarantine

The Pretty Reckless recently performed an acoustic version of “Death By Rock And Roll” during a quarantine session for iHeartRadio. You can check that out below:

Soundgarden & Rage Against The Machine Members To Guest On The Pretty Reckless’ New Album “Death By Rock And Roll”

Soundgarden’s Matt Cameron and Kim Thayil and Rage Against The Machine’s Tom Morello will be guesting on The Pretty Reckless’ new album “Death By Rock And Roll.” Frontwoman Taylor Momsen recently confirmed the news saying that Cameron and Thayil will be appearing on a track titled “Only Love Can Save Me Now” and that Morello will be appearing on a track titled “And So It Went.”

Momsen told Meltdown of Detroit’s WRIF radio the following about “Only Love Can Save Me Now”:

“We recorded that in Seattle at London Bridge Studios, and it was just an awesome experience to get to actually spend some time in Seattle. Every time we’re on tour, we’re in and out so fast, it was really good to kind of experience the city for all that it is and all that history and record at such an iconic studio. I mean, PEARL JAM’s ‘Ten’ [was recorded] there, and ‘Louder Than Love’ by SOUNDGARDEN. And then to be there with SOUNDGARDEN, it was pretty surreal.”

The Pretty Reckless actually opened for Soundgarden during Chris Cornell’s final show on May 17, 2017 and Momsen, who is a longtime fan of the band, said she was “devastated” by the singer’s death. That and the April 2018 death of The Pretty Reckless’ producer Kato Khandwala had an impact on the new album. Momsen continued:

“We had a few hard years. I’m not gonna lie. I went pretty down. Not to get too heavy into it, but I went pretty down into depression, and it took music to get me out of it again. I finally started writing again to get out everything that I was feeling, and that is what turned into the record that you are all going to hear hopefully very soon.

I know it’s cliché, but music has saved my life time and time again — it’s the thing that I can always rely on and turn to, and it’s always there for me. It’s always supported me, so I support it.”

She added:

“[‘Death By Rock And Roll’] really feels like a rebirth for us. In a lot of ways, it almost feels like the first record in the sense that we really threw everything that we had at it — we worked so hard on it. And I’m just excited for it to be out and have people come on this journey with me and see where it took us. I think it took us, in my opinion, to a new level. It’s a new and improved PRETTY RECKLESS.”

She also had the following to say when asked about release plans:

“I don’t know the answer, ’cause everything’s still in kind of limbo right now just, obviously, with the pandemic and very unprecedented times. So we’re not exactly sure. But I do know that we’re gonna be putting out more songs and stuff, and more material before the full album. So this isn’t just a quick little flash in the pan and we’re going away. We’re back.”

If you missed it, you can find the title track for “Death By Rock And Roll” HERE.

[via Blabbermouth]

The Pretty Reckless Premiere New Song “Death By Rock And Roll”

The Pretty Reckless have released the title track of their upcoming album “Death By Rock And Roll.” Taylor Momsen said the following:

“In a lot of ways, this new album feels like a rebirth and our first single, ‘Death by Rock And Roll’, represents that salvation that my favorite music brings me. Rock is freedom and this song is about living life the way you want, and now that belongs to everyone who listens.”

Watch Taylor Momsen (The Pretty Reckless) Perform Acoustic Cover Of “(What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love And Understanding”

As part of Fearless Records‘ “Fearless At Home” virtual festival, Taylor Momsen (The Pretty Reckless) performed an acoustic cover of Nick Lowe’s “(What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love And Understanding.” The frontwoman commented:

“I can’t wait for this storm [the coronavirus pandemic] to pass, as I’m sure all of you can’t either, which it will. This is going to pass.”