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Fun Fun Fun Fest: L7
Hammy, hardcore, and as natural as their Nineties heyday
"...L7’s branding banner hung big and Pavlovian behind the drum..."

Nov. 9, 2015 Music Post by Neph Basedow

Fun Fun Fun Fest headliners L7 come roaring back on the lips of Donita Sparks
"..."This reunion was now or never," insists L7 singer Donita Sparks. "Because, I mean, it's not gonna..."

Nov. 6, 2015 Music Feature by Neph Basedow

Pretend That We're Dead
"...Mudhoney. Mia Zapata’s Gits. Seattlites all. My favorite was L7. Moments when your eyes roll back white with ecstasy..."

Oct. 19, 2007 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

SXSW Music: Mega Third List
L7, the Cult, Loretta Lynn and 556 more added to the Fest
"...include 83-year-old country pioneer Loretta Lynn, reunited grunge heroines L7, and UK goth rockers the Cult. The addition of..."

Jan. 12, 2016 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

SXSW Record Reviews
Built to Spill
"...4 stars -- Marc Savlov L7..."

March 19, 1999 Music Feature

Attacked by Lesbians
Just three good ol' boys, never meanin' no harm
" show of a two-week Midwest tour opening for L7. The sizable crowd included a number of young buzzcut..."

May 26, 2000 Music Feature by Greg Beets

Jesus Gonna Be Here
Johnny Toxic

March 26, 1999 Music Feature

L7: Slap-Happy
"...L7Slap-Happy (Bong Load/Wax Tadpole) The Nineties are over, and with..."

Sept. 10, 1999 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Live Shots

Feb. 14, 1997 Music Feature

Dancing About Architecture
Austin Jazz & Arts Festival doesn't need saving after all; the strange sounds coming from Austin's backyards; barbecue to replace Austin Blues; Honky attacked by lesbians in Chicago!; and more news from the Live Music Capital of the World.
"...Saturday night in Chicago during their current tour with L7. During an all-ages show at a converted bowling alley..."

Sept. 10, 1999 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Playback: The Return of the Austin Smoking Ban
A decade after the initial smoking ban, local health group hopes to stomp out smoking patios
"...L7 took to the streets for an impromptu sidewalk performance..."

July 22, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Fun Fun Fun Fest 2015, Sunday

Nov. 9, 2015 Photo Gallery

Fun Fun Fun Fest 2015 Lineup Astounds
Wu-Tang Clan, Jane’s Addiction, D’Angelo, and Venom top the list
"...Bordello, reunited post-hardcore outfit Drive Like Jehu, grunge greats L7, and femme-punk trio Babes in Toyland...."

May 28, 2015 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

White Lung
Saturday, 2:30pm, Black stage
"...bullshit and have fun. Don't you miss bands like L7? There was never another band like L7...."

Nov. 8, 2013 Music Feature by Luke Winkie

Fun Fun Fun Fest Interviews: White Lung
Strong alpha frontwoman Mish Way
"...Don’t you miss bands like L7? There was never another band like L7. Urgh sorry...."

Nov. 4, 2013 Music Post by Luke Winkie

The Pleasure Seekers
Patti Quatro and her sisters started a revolution
" the Seventies, the Go-Go's in the Eighties, and L7 in the Nineties. The Pleasure Seekers are among the..."

July 29, 2011 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Wednesday Picks
SXSW Picks & Sleepers
"...Trachtenberg SLEATER-KINNEY1am, Emo's Main Get ready for Sleater-Kinney as L7. Jumping ship from Kill Rock Stars, the long–shrieking Portland,..."

March 11, 2005 Music Feature

"...OFFSPRING, L7, A.F.I...."

May 30, 1997 Music Feature

Twisted Williemania
On the Bus Again with Willie Nelson
"...see. I'd go see the Supersuckers. I'd go see L7 or the Reverend Horton Heat. There's some good entertainers..."

Feb. 9, 1996 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

Dancing About Architecture
The Double Whammy
"...Chronicle writers therein...That's Chron photog Michael Crawford's photo of L7 at Emo's in the new Rolling Stone (Foo Fighters..."

Sept. 22, 1995 Music Column

Cherubs Flourish in the Afterlife at SOS Fest
"We didn’t want to be a Cherubs cover band playing Heroin Man over and over for people"
"...year. They were afforded a weekend of recording during L7's three-week block...."

Nov. 4, 2016 Music Feature by Greg Beets

Playback: Ringo Deathstarr Awakens the Force
Ringo Deathstarr achieves a Pure Mood, Lench anthem decries Eastside gentrification, and a Pink Floyd scion takes root in Austin
"...reveals included country pioneer Loretta Lynn, reunited grunge queens L7, and UK goth rockers the Cult. That brings the..."

Jan. 15, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Jana Birchum's Top 10 Photos of 2015
"...L7 plays Fun Fun Fun Fest. Austin, TX., Nov. 8,..."

Dec. 31, 2015 Photo Gallery

Critics Poll
"...Neph Basedow: L7, Fun Fun Fun Fest..."

Jan. 1, 2016 Music Feature by Neph Basedow

Playback: Black Metal, Gray Skies, Red-Hot Love
Sex, love, and nostalgia – recapping Fun Fun Fun Fest 2015
"...Dag Nasty offered melodic hardcore 101. While a reunited L7 hammered on the Black stage, synth stirrers Future Islands..."

Nov. 13, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Fun Fun Fun Q&A: Babes in Toyland
“I’m so over the moon for Fun Fun Fun Fest”
"...a reunited Nineties act playing Fun Fun Fun Fest, L7’s Donita Sparks. She talked about missing the feeling of..."

Nov. 6, 2015 Music Post by Neph Basedow

Playback: Festicular Fortitude
Ten music festivals in 10 weeks? Bring it on.
"...This year, FFF's Black stage leans on punk (NOFX, L7, Dag Nasty) more than metal (Venom) – although Watain,..."

Sept. 4, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Housecore Horror Live Shot: Friday Part 1
Heavy metal parking lot
"...front spellcaster Rebecca Vernon, they could be the Pagan L7 if only their dynamics didn’t sublimate the material...."

Oct. 25, 2014 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Punk Fun Fun Fun
"...stellar vocals from singer Mish Way, drawing comparisons to L7 and Hole...."

Nov. 8, 2013 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

A Boy Named Emo
What was your favorite show on Red River at Emo's?
"...for Lollapalooza 1995, and I brought her to an L7 show at Emo's that CL was sure to attend...."

Dec. 30, 2011 Music Feature

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