Your Editor is now also an author!  Visit his Amazon Author's Page where you can check out either or both of the books he has posted there.  Thanks to all of y'all for supporting an unknown local writer!​

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.

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.

Listen to all 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!​​

Rivethead Issue 21, July 1990.  Edited and published by Lisa E. Sullivan.  This cartoon strip, debuting here and called "The Fakers" by Jeffry Jones, ended up having a many-months long run in our little paper, and you should look for further installments in issues yet to come.  Old-school and still current staffer Wendy Jasper has singled this one out as her favorite cover!  Also, this issue featured an extended editorial by Lisa E., Joe Claytor and Kelly Watson team up to bring us a preview of Death Angel and Forbidden (great bands, both), Exithor writes "From The Vacuum", there are Guitar Tips, Soundboard, the monthly Calendar, (re)View From The Pit, Reader's Corner, and much much more!!

Podcasts Revisited:  Podcast 1

by Kit Perkins

Rivethead Magazine debuted our first podcast on June 27, 2011.  We had no idea the fabulous library of music we would go on to amass.

​I Hate You – Verbal Abuse 
John Wayne Was A Nazi – Multi Death Corporation
Hole In The Wall – Dixie Waste
Rather Be Sleeping – D.R.I.
My Dad, Two Whores, and a Crack Pipe – Poor Dumb Bastards
Man On The Window Ledge – The Judys 
John Hinckley - DeSchmog
Blue Green Slime - Sprawl
Fuck More, Bitch Less – Billy Goat
Chemical Imbalance - Skatenigs 
South Texas Death Ride – The Union Underground
Burning In Water, Drowning In Flames - Skrew
Who Was In My Room Last Night - The Butthole Surfers
Zipperneck – Spunk
Blow Away The Earth – Academy Black
Karate – Squat Thrust 
Peaceful Death - Dead Horse
Say What – Marzi Montazari
Speed Queen – The Drunks
You Lose, I Win - Speedealer
Bodies – Drowning Pool
Revolution Is My Name - Pantera