Backstage was a happening hotspot!  Aug 1991.

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.

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Rivethead Issue #33, August 1991.  Edited by Gene Bartholomew.  Managing Editor Lisa E. Sullivan.  Interpretive cover art by Brian Zievert.  This issue, the first one not directly edited by Lisa E. herself, featured Lisa Merkle interviewing Warrior Soul, Gene B. reviews the Yes Reunion album, Lisa E., Gene B., and Jack Snowden team up to write about the then still-nascent Lollapalloza Festival, there's the August Calendar, Local Lix, Guitar Tips, stage reviews, wax reviews, Joe Claytor previews the "Kiss Alive" show coming up at the Axiom, Exithor writes "From The Vacuum", and of course there's Soundboard!