BECAUSE THE MUSIC MATTERS!!!

Welcome to the Official Rivethead Magazine Website!  If you remember venues like the Axiom, Pik-n-Pak, After Dark, Numbers, Emo’s, Fitzgeralds, The Vatican and more, and if you remember bands like Bayou Pigs, Pain Teens, The Awful Truth, Stride, dead horse, Krizel, and many others, then you’re in the right place!  Here you will find the old Rivethead and the new Rivethead, with opinions, reviews, interviews, features, music, lots of action photography, our entire compendium of published issues (1988 – 1993) and our fantastic collection of Rivethead Podcasts.  Browse through our pages, let us take you back to the past, and into the present.  Rivethead Magazine.  Because the Music Matters.

Throwback Issue of the Month:  RH #9, July 1989

All Rivethead stickers proudly produced and provided by MCL Screenworks, El Cerrito, CA.  This is former December's Child bassist Sammy Salazar Chong's company; they do excellent screening.  Also check out his current band "Closet Lames" who have some pretty nifty tunes. https://www.reverbnation.com/closetlames

Listen to our terrific Podcasts! RH Radio

Rivethead Issue #9, July 1989.  Edited and published by Lisa E. Sullivan.  This was the first issue to feature local original art on our covers, a trend which was to dominate and in some ways define the rest of our publishing run.  This particular masterpiece was done by Tod Waters.  Issue #9 also offered a Lisa E. interview with Jason McMaster of Dangerous Toys, an impartial review of our first annual Metal Bash from Joe Claytor, Local Lix, the Monthly Calendar, Guitar Tips, Soundboard, and more!