Top 10 secrets about The Donnas


Donnas have been together since 1993 and have released over a dozen albums. The band has toured extensively throughout the United States, Canada and Europe with some of the biggest names in rock music. Here are the top 10 secrets about The Donnas that you probably didn’t know:

1. All four members of The Donnas attended Palo Alto High School together.

2. They have had a total of 7 drummers who have played for them over their career, including original drummer Torry Castellano who left in 2009 to pursue her own musical projects.

3. Each member of The Donnas has a stage name- Brett Anderson (aka Donna A); Allison Robertson (aka Donna R); Maya Ford (aka Donna F); and Torry Castellano (aka Donna C).

4. They have been featured in high-profile magazines such as Rolling Stone, Spin and Alternative Press.

5. The Donnas have released a total of 15 studio albums since their formation in 1993.

6. In 2004 they were signed to Atlantic Records and released the album Gold Medal while on the label.

7. The Donnas are considered pioneers of the all-girl rock band movement in the 90s, paving way for other female bands such as L7, Bangles, Go-Gos and more.

8. In 2000 they toured with Blink 182 who were fans of their music.

9. The Donnas have been credited with influencing the female punk rock movement in the early 2000s.

10. They recently announced their comeback tour which began in 2019 and will be continuing through 2020.

The Donnas have made a lasting impact on modern music, and these 10 secrets about them just scratch the surface of what this amazing band has achieved! Don’t miss out on your chance to catch them live and experience their unique blend of hard rock and pop-punk for yourself!

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