The Pretty Reckless, Heaven’s Basement and Nothing More joined the greenYgrey Rock n’ Roll gYg of Fame last night with a rocking, warm, professional and entertaining night of excellent music at the Leeds O2 Academy.
The list has been updated and now reads:
- 2009: Lynyrd Skynyrd
- 2010: Guns N’ Roses and Skid Row
- 2011: Motley Crue, Def Leppard and Steel Panther
- 2012: W.A.S.P.
- 2013: Alice in Chains, Ghost and Walking Papers
- 2014: The Pretty Reckless, Heaven’s Basement and Nothing More
The Pretty Reckless Tour
Nothing More only had a short time to make an impression, and certainly did that with some innovative instrument playing, bags of energy and good rock songs.
Heaven’s Basement were reminiscent of traditional 1980s rock bands, with the vocals of Aaron Buchanan particularly memorable. Sid Glover balanced Buchanan’s high energy with Slash-style rock star nonchalance, and some great guitar playing.
The Pretty Reckless were fantastic. The musicians mentioned in yesterday’s preview were great behind Taylor Momsen, with the guitar riffs that provide a rollercoaster for Momsen’s vocals all played perfectly, and the epic techno drum solo a nice encore surprise. Taylor was of course the star, with her sparkling outfit matching her voice, and her stage performance a mixture of hypnotic singer during songs and warm down-to-earth compere in-between.
Here’s House on a Hill as played last night at the Leeds o2 Academy, followed by a new video of it by The Pretty Reckless, which are both now on YouTube: