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The Pretty Reckless At Rams Head Live 11/18/2016

WRITTEN BY: BRANDON DELANO

November 22, 2016

After having to cancel their summer appearance with Halestorm due to the riots, The Pretty Reckless returned to Baltimore to play a sold out show at Rams Head Live on Friday night. Touring in support of their latest release Who You Selling For, the band kicked off a 32 date tour that will wrap on December 6th in Los Angeles, CA before the band heads to Europe for a two month run to start 2017. The band’s latest single “Take Me Down” hit #1 on the rock charts, which marked the fourth consecutive #1 single for the group. 

Them Evils got things started for the night. A three-piece outfit hailing from Orange County, CA, the band has a classic rock-n-roll era sound with their Led Zeppelin and AC/DC influences easily detectable in their music. The band’s setlist consisted mostly of material from their latest EP Them Evils with a couple of songs from Cold Black Love mixed in. Highlights of the nights set and crowd favorites had to be the covers of AC/DC’s “It’s a Long Way to the Top (If You Wanna Rock ‘n’ Roll)” and Motörhead’s “Ace of Spades” which they closed out their set with.  Look for Them Evils to continue to make waves going into 2017, and don’t be surprised if you see them on the stage of The World’s Loudest Month Festivals this spring. Stay up to date with Them Evils HERE:

Them Evils Setlist:

She Got Nothin’
Untold
Put Your Love on Me
It’s a Long Way to the Top (If You Wanna Rock ‘n’ Roll)(AC/DC cover)
Get You Out
Ace of Spades (Motörhead cover)

Next up for the evening were Holy White Hounds, who released their album Sparkle Sparkleback in May. The album which has received a lot of praise from the press, has produced the singles “Switchblade” and “Blind” both of which were included in the nights eight song setlist. The band’s music has often been compared to that of The Strokes and Queens of the Stone Age, and has garnered a lot of radio play for the Des Moines quartet. The guys did throw a surprise into their set for the night playing a cover of The Brave Youth’s “Cheap Desire”. Holy White Hounds will continue the current tour with The Pretty Reckless thru December 6th, but plan to announce more dates on their website in the near future. For all that is Holy White Hounds check HERE:

Holy White Hounds Setlist:

Black Lust
Ghost Arm
Blind
Cheap Desire (The Brave Youth cover)
Oh Mama
Switchblade
Catmondu
In Your Skin

1500 fans were on their feet when The Pretty Reckless took to the stage, kicking off their thirteen song set with “Follow Me Down” from their 2014 release Going to Hell. Having to have canceled a show earlier in the week due to illness there were no signs of Taylor Momsen feeling under the weather as she tore thru hit after hit on Friday night. The nights setlist could have easily played out as a greatest hits album as it spanned all three of the bands releases leaving no fan disappointed. The band wrapped up their set with “Fucked Up World” which included a drum solo by Jamie Perkins before Taylor Momsen, Ben Phillips, and Mark Damon rejoined him to finish out the song and set for the night. With Who You Selling For continuing to do very well in the charts, look for 2017 to be a big year for The Pretty Reckless. You can see the nights setlist and remaining tour dates below. For all that is The Pretty Reckless check HERE: New Album, Who You Selling For available now! Buy it on iTunes.

The Pretty Reckless Setlist:

Follow Me Down
Since You’re Gone
Oh My God
Hangman
Make Me Wanna Die
My Medicine
Prisoner
Sweet Things
Living in the Storm
Heaven Knows
Going to Hell
Take Me Down

Encore:
Fucked Up World (with drum solo)

 

The Pretty Reckless Tour Dates:

November 23 Minneapolis, MN Myth Live Event Center
November 25 Green Bay, WI The Sandlot Entertainment Complex
November 26 Sioux City, IA Anthem @ Hard Rock
November 28 Denver, CO The Ogden Theatre
November 30 Salt Lake City, UT The Depot
December 1 Boise, ID Knitting Factory
December 2 Seattle, WA The Showbox
December 3 Portland, OR The Roseland Theater
December 6 Los Angeles, CA Mayan Theatre