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.

Throwback Issue of the Month:  RH #13, November 1989

COMING LATER THIS MONTH:  Rivethead Magazine Exclusive Interviews with Larry Barragan of Helstar and legendary NWOBHM powerhouse rockers ​Judas Priest!!!

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Rivethead Issue #13, November 1989.  Edited and published by Lisa E. Sullivan.    Fantastic cover art by Stacy Alexander.  This issue featured Lisa E. interviews with Fate's Warning, Testament, and Stride.  It also provided a scathing editorial against censorship and contributing writer Davey Jade becomes the first to address in print the entire situation of "Pay to Play", which is still a problem in our scene to this day.  Of course, we included the Monthly Calendar, Local Lix, Guitar Tips, Reviews, and a whole lot more!