The Donnas are an American all-female rock band from Palo Alto, California.
After gathering a cult following since their May 1993 debut, the band achieved major commercial success in the late-90s and afterward. All band members were born in 1979. As best friends, they formed in the 8th grade to play for their school's "Day on the Green." The only girl band in Palo Alto, they were relatively unknown until they were out of high school.
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The Donnas are an American all-female rock band from Palo Alto, California. They draw inspiration from The Ramones, The Runaways, AC/DC, and Kiss. Rolling Stone has stated that "the Donnas offer a guileless take on adolescent alienation; they traffic in kicks, not catharsis, fun rather than rage". MTV has stated that the band offers "nothing more than a good old-fashioned rock & roll party". After gathering a cult following in the punk scene since their 1993 debut, the band achieved major label commercial success in the early 2000s and afterward.