Donita Sparks Biography
Donita Sparks, born on April 8, 1963 in Chicago, Illinois USA, is best known internationally as the front person + guitarist & main songwriter of seminal Rock all-female outfit L7; she co-founded the band in 1985. L7 released six studio albums, one live CD and one greatest hits record. With their recording career beginning in 1987 and continuing through the '90s, the band spawned underground and mainstream hits such as "Shove", "Pretend We're Dead", "Shitlist" and "Andres".
In fall 2007, Donita Sparks, joined by backing band The Stellar Moments, which featured guitarist Alan 'The Italian' Santalessa, bassist Dat T. Ngo and L7 drummer Demetra 'Dee' Plakas, embarked on her first tour as a solo artist in support of her solo debut, "Transmiticate"; the disc was released on her own label SparksFly Records in February 2008.