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.


Rivethead Magazine presents a one-on-one outdoor interview with the upstart psychedelic-grunge country band Folk Family Revival!!http://www.rivetheadmagazine.com/ffr-interview.html

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. https://www.reverbnation.com/closetlames


The time is almost here!  Rivethead's own beloved Wendy Jasper will be there for Judas Priest's slamming Firepower tour stop at the Bomb Factory in Dallas on April 28th!!  Exclusive photos and interviews will very likely be included.  We'll do a special publishing of her hard-hitting heavy-metal Priest article sometime in May!

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 #18, April 1990.  Edited and published by Lisa E. Sullivan.    Trippy time-themed cover art by Susan Griswold.  This very busy issue featured a look in on the performances at SXSW by Helstar, Oliver Magnum, and a renegade show by dead horse, as well as a guest editorial on the current state of SXSW (it's very different now).  It also had the Reader's Page,  Lisa E. reviews Savatage, there's the monthly Calendar, demo and concert reviews, Davey's Corner, and Exithor adds his "From The Vacuum" column, and  don't forget the monthly Soundboard!!