Sylvia Juncosa United States
Sylvia Juncosa was known in the '80s-90s as an aggressive, individual lead guitarist in the alternative / metal / acid rock style. From Los Angeles, Juncosa began her career as keyboardist for the Leaving Trains before forming her own group To Damascus. To Damascus released two independent albums, during which time Juncosa also played in SWA, a punk-metal band featuring former Black Flag bassist Chuck Dukowski. In 1988 Juncosa went solo, releasing an album "Nature" on SST and moving toward a more metal sound.