Thursday, December 15, 2016
Musician Bianca Halstead 2001 Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Bianca Halstead or Bianca Butthole (May 5, 1965 – December 15, 2001) was an American rock musician; she was the bassist and lead singer of the bands Betty Blowtorch and Butt Trumpet.
Halstead was born in Bronx County, New York. She was killed when she accepted a ride from a drunk driver on December 15, 2001 in New Orleans.
She is interred at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Hollywood, CA.
A substance abuse center called The Bianca Center for Substance Abuse, which opened in November 2008, is named in her honor.
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Not to sound mean but I bet 99 percent of us on here never heard of her and the band.ReplyDelete
Not true, or maybe i am in the 1 percent as u say...any way i saw the band at a local record shop on michigan where they did a short set...even bought the cd that day....so yea i did "hear of her and her band....r.i.p. Bianca.ReplyDelete
Saw them at Emo's one night and they put on a rad show. Then traded shirts with them the next day at a gas station in the desert where we were filling up too. Very cool band their merch/roadie/driver was cool as well.ReplyDelete