Bliss Blood is a musician and songwriter born in Omaha, Nebraska. She lived and worked in Houston, Texas before moving to New York City in 1996. She has written and recorded two albums with virtuoso guitarist Al Street, five albums with New York jazz band The Moonlighters from 2000–2009, and six albums from 1988–1995 with Houston noise rock band Pain Teens. She has also appeared on recordings with The Melvins and many other groups.