The Donnas

Biography: •June 8, 1993: 1st show ever, "Day on the Green" at Jordan Middle School as 8th graders under the band name "Screen" soon to be changed to "Ragady Anne" •November 6, 1993: 1st Battle of the Bands, freshman, as Ragady Anne 9. (blew everyone off the stage!) •December 20, 1993: 1st Annual Christmas Benefit - Food and toy drive, Local Bands for the Ecumenical Hunger Program (We put one on every year w/the band assisting in every aspect of the show's production). as Ragady Anne. •December 21, 1994: 2nd Annual Christmas Benefit - Food and toy drive, Local Bands for the Ecumenical Hunger Program. as Ragady Anne. •February 28, 1995: Ragady Anne 7" vinyl released on Radio Trash Records. •July 10, 1995: The 1st Radio X single •September 8, 1995: 1st live show as The Donnas with the Odd Numbers, Vulcaneers, Donnas, at the Los Gatos Teen Center •October 4, 1995: Ragady Anne and the Donnas appeared on KZSU's (Stanford college radio) Wednesday Night Live. (back to back live performances, the ladies posing as 2 different bands!)

•December 16, 1995: 3rd Annual Christmas Benefit.
Food and toy drive, Local Bands for the Ecumenical Hunger Program. as The Electrocutes.

•May 30, 1996: The 2nd single, also on Radio X, on Brett's B-Day

•September 12, 1996: Their 3rd single and 1st on Superteem Label

•December 21, 1996: 4th Annual Christmas Benefit - Food and toy drive, Local Bands for the Ecumenical Hunger Program. as The Electrocutes

•January 10, 1997: 1st Donnas Superteem LP released at Slim's show w/MTX and Hi Fives

•March 19-28, 1997: 1st tour as The Donnas, Japan

•August 15, 1997: Signed w/ Lookout! Records

•May 28, 1998: 1st Feature on MTV News 1515 interview live footage from NYC show

•February 20, 1998: 1st tour w/ Groovie Ghoulies. Through March 28, 1998

•December 16, 1998: The Electrocute "Steal Yer Lunch Money" finally surfaces on 12" Vinyl and CD on Sympathy for the Record Industry

•February 11, 1999: Win 2 Bammies.
California Music Awards were held at the Bottom of the Hill and the Donnas take home 2 Bammies: Outstanding Independent Album for American Teenage Rock 'n' Roll Machine, and Outstanding Punk Artist

•January 1, 1999: The BAM critics annnouce the Donnas' feisty, no-nonsense "American Teenage Rock 'N' Roll Machine" the best California release of 1998, w/Donnas on the cover of BAM magazine.

•April 24, 2000: Live appearance The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn. Performed "Skintight"

•December 14, 2001: Signed w/ Atlantic Records

•September 28, 2002: Shot video for "Take It Off"

•October 14, 2002: Perform live on The Tonight Show

•October 23, 2002: Spend The Night headlining tour kicks off.
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The Donnas' Scores

Average career score: 67
Highest Metascore: 74 Spend The Night
Lowest Metascore: 54 Bitchin'
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 4
  2. Negative: 0 out of 4
4 music reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
54 Bitchin' Sep 18, 2007 Primary Artist 7.7
70 Gold Medal Oct 26, 2004 Primary Artist 8.4
74 Spend The Night Oct 22, 2002 Primary Artist 9.1
71 The Donnas Turn 21 Jan 23, 2001 Primary Artist 7.0