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.

Listen to all our terrific Podcasts here!

Rivethead Issue #24, November 1990.  Edited and published by Lisa E. Sullivan.  Impressionistic cover art by Michael Haaga.  This issue contained a guest editorial by Joe Claytor, Lisa E. interviews Dave Mustain live and in person, there's coverage of the Foundations Forum, Reviews galore, Local Lix, the monthly Calendar and Best Bets, Andrew C.'s "(re)View From The Pit", Exithor's "From The Vacuum", a new feature called "We Gotta Munch" (musician cookbook recipes, of all things!), Guitar Tips, Soundboard, and a whole lot more!

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.


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!​​

Podcasts Revisited:  Podcast V

​Podcast V by Wes Dodson

Rivethead Magazine Podcast V; original airdate November 10, 2011.​  There's some really great tunes on this one!

Podcast V by Wes Dodson

​​The Devil’s Rain – The Misfits
Cowboys Do More Dope - Rebel Meets Rebel
Communication Breakdown - dead horse
MTV Ad - Church Of The Subgenius
Goin’ Up And Down - Drunken Thunder
Economicon – Whorehound
Foo Fighters Live Excerpt - Houston Texas - 10 Sept 1995
Failure - Pasadena Napalm Division
Epic Death Interview – Wes Dodson with Andrew C Schlett
Epic Death – Screams From Valhalla
David Koresh Excerpt
Messiah - Turmoil In The Toybox
Texas Funerals – Jon Wayne
Peanuts Excerpt
56 Airline – I-45
Greg Main Interview – Wes Dodson with Andrew C Schlett
Seven Views Of Earth – Academy Black
Hard To Say I’m Sorry (When I’m Not) – Poor Dumb Bastards
Election 2000 Phone Call
Knights of Shining Life – Drunken Thunder