Notice: We've changed our Tune In Links

  As part of our efforts to speed up the website, we had to change the links you tune in with.  
Please use this link for all listening options.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z #

Currently 53,671 Songs Available from 5,610 Albums by 1,645 Artists

Genre Heavy Metal
City Los Angeles, CA
Country USA
Years active 1980 - Present

Random Request


Guitarist Dave Carruth first played with Dana Strum (Slaughter, Vince Neil, Vinnie Vincent Invasion) in Bad Axe in the 1970s before forming Bitch in 1980 with drummer Randy Stilles. Singer Betsy "Bitch" Weiss, who had just left new wave/ska band The Boxboys, and bassist Kevyn Redwine completed the band's lineup. With Betsy's on-stage S&M antics they soon earned a name for themselves, for better or worse, on the L.A. club scene and were the first band to be signed to Metal Blade Records. Musically, they were heavily influenced by the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal. In 1988, the band toned down their image, even changing their name to Betsy. They released a self-titled album under that name which had a more commercial hard rock sound. Despite gaining some airplay on MTV, this move was largely unsuccessful and the band changed their name back to Bitch for one last EP: A Rose By Another Name, released in 1989. Betsy now sings for Witch, another forgotten band from the 80s L.A. scene.

- Keir

Albums (4)
Songs (17)
# Song Links
Hits 6965
Now Playing:
Time Left: 02:59

Donate for App Development

Help Fund the next generation HR80s App by donating to the cause. Funds will go to developer costs, app store fees, and outsourcing where necessary to speed development. Any amount is appreciated!


HR80s Mobile Apps

Now available on Android and iOS devices: HR80s to go!

Get it on Google Play


Get HR80s Gear

Get Backstage