Fans worldwide have come to love L7′s heavy, riff-oriented guitar grind. L7′s albums have been released on legendary U.S. labels Epitaph, Sub Pop, Slash/Reprise, as well as their own label, Wax Tadpole. Since their recording career began in 1987, L7 have spawned underground and mainstream hits, such as: Shove, Pretend We’re Dead, Shit List, Andres, and Drama. Their music has also appeared on countless soundtracks, including “Natural Born Killers.”
L7 have toured all over the world, numerous times, in clubs, concert halls, and festivals, some of which were: Offshore (Australia), Go Bang (Germany), Lollapalooza (U.S.), Hollywood Rock (Brazil), and Reading (U.K.). In addition to appearing on television shows internationally, including David Letterman, L7 starred in John Water’s movie, “Serial Mom”, and are the subject of a rockumentary by former Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic, entitled “The Beauty Process.”
The L.A. based band, formed in 1985, consisting of Donita Sparks, guitar and vocals, Suzi Gardner, guitar and vocals, Dee Plakas, drums, and at various times, Jennifer Finch, Gail Greenwood, and Janis Tanaka on bass, have also made time to play many benefits for organizations like Rock For Choice (which they formed in1991), Greenpeace, and Act Up L.A., to name but a few.