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.

Fate's Warning, page 7.

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.

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Rivethead Issue #37, December 1991.  Published by Rivethead Enterprises.  Edited by Gene B.  Joyful, deck-the-halls holiday cover art by Richard Stell.  This thrill-filled edition included Gene B. interviewing the fantastic Corrosion of Conformity, Kelly Watson sits down with upstart new band Prong, Lisa Merkl chats with New October, Gene B. interviews Frank Aresti of Fate's Warning, there is Best Bets and the December Calendar, there are CD reviews (including Jack Snowden's original review of 'Nevermind'), Gene B does "My Rules Again", Andrew C. returns after some hiatus with his new column "A Few Minutes With Andy",  and, as always, Soundboard!

From our house to yours, we say Yule, y'all.  Merry Christmas to everyone!

Prong, page 5.

Good shows coming up this month!