The Bitch Is Back (Bitch album)

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The Bitch Is Back
Bitch Back.jpg
Studio album by
Released1 March 1987
RecordedDecember 1986 - February 1987
StudioStagg Street Studios, Van Nuys, Preferred Sound, Woodland Hills, and Track Record Studios, Hollywood, California
GenreHeavy metal
Length36:27
LabelMetal Blade / Enigma
ProducerJoe Romersa
Bitch chronology
Be My Slave
(1983)
The Bitch Is Back
(1987)
Betsy
(1987)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[1]

The Bitch Is Back is a studio album by L.A. heavy metal band Bitch, released in 1987 on Metal Blade Records.[2] It gets its name from the cover version of the Elton John song "The Bitch Is Back". Allmusic's Alex Henderson gave the records 4.5 stars, calling it a reminder of "how brutally fun real metal can be".[1]

Track listing[edit]

  • All songs written and arranged by Bitch, except where noted.
Side one
  1. "Do You Want to Rock" - 3:44
  2. "Hot and Heavy" - 4:25
  3. "Me and the Boys" - 3:27
  4. "Storm Raging Up" - 5:58
Side two
  1. "The Bitch Is Back" (Elton John, Bernie Taupin) - 3:13
  2. "Head Banger" - 3:28
  3. "Fist to Face" - 4:14
  4. "Turns Me On" (David Carruth) - 4:09
  5. "Skullcrusher" - 4:06

Personnel[edit]

Band members[edit]

  • Betsy Bitch - lead vocals
  • David Carruth - guitar
  • Ron Cordy - bass
  • Robby Settles - drums

Additional musicians[edit]

  • Mick Adrian - additional background vocals
  • Joe Romersa - keyboards on "Storm Raging Up", "Hot and Heavy", and "Skullcrusher", additional backing vocals
  • Stanley 'Dad of a Bitch' Weiss - saxophone on "The Bitch Is Back"

Production[edit]

  • Joe Romersa - producer
  • Bill Metoyer - engineer
  • Kevin Beauchamp, Scott Campbell, Kevin Paulakovich - assistant engineers
  • John Scarpati - Photography (Front and Back Cover)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Henderson, Alex. "Bitch The Bitch Is Back review". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-10-02.
  2. ^ "Bitch - The Bitch Is Back". Encyclopaedia Metallum. Retrieved 2011-10-02.