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 #15, January 1990

Happy New Year Everybody!!!

COMING SOON:  Rivethead Magazine Exclusive Interviews with Larry Barragan of Helstar! 

COMING IN SPRING 2018:  Legendary powerhouse rockers ​Judas Priest!!!

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Rivethead Issue #15, January 1990.  Edited and published by Lisa E. Sullivan.  Wicked cover art by Kenneth A. Hill.  This issue featured Lisa's fantastic 2-page interview with Phil Anselmo complete with exclusive Pantera pix; the late Joe Claytor gets up close with Dark Angel; Davey Jade looks back at the 80's; there's the monthly Calendar with pull-out collectible poster; Joel Gregoire and Scott Smith offer Guitar Tips; Soundboard; and your own humble Editor makes his Rivethead debut with the first installment of "(re)View From The Pit".  What a blast this issue was!!