Pretty Vicious
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Merthyr band Pretty Vicious signed after just two gigs

A young band from the south Wales valleys have taken the music industry by storm.

Less than a year after forming and after just two gigs, Pretty Vicious from Merthyr Tydfil were signed by a major record label.

All the band members went to Cyfarthfa High School - and the 16-year-old drummer Elliot is still there.

Our Cyfarthfa school reporters explain.

You can see stories by other young reporters from around the UK on the BBC News School Report website:

  • 19 Mar 2015
  • From the section Wales