While you wait for Wendy's bad-ass Priest report, enjoy the title track off their new album Firepower here!  Just click the cover and crank it!


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.


Nothing yet, but stay tuned to this space for Wendy Jasper's fantastic article on Judas Priest!!  We'll publish that in May, just as soon as it hits the Rivethead desk!

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Listen to our terrific Podcasts here!


Rivethead Magazine's provocative interview with TAB Productions founder and current music industry analyst Tom Bunch!  There are must-watch bonus videos at the end!​​http://www.rivetheadmagazine.com/tom-bunch.html

Rivethead Issue #19, May 1990.  Edited and published by Lisa E. Sullivan.  Surreal cover art by Thad Morgan.  This issue featured Lisa's interview with Rik Emmett, Joe Claytor interviewing Ace Frehley, Kelly Watson interviewing Flotsam & Jetsam, Agony Column makes it in Best Bets, there's Reader's Page, monthly Calendar, Jessy Mendoza does reviews, Davey's Corner, (re)View From The Pit, Guitar Tips, and much more!