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!​​

It's the sad end of a (second) era.  Join us in celebrating the final performance by Houston's own legendary dead horse along with multiple special guests and family members.  Scout Bar, August 25, 2018.

Rivethead Issue #22, August 1990.  Edited and published by Lisa E. Sullivan.  Expansive cover art done by Kenneth A. Hill.  This action-packed issue included Gene Bartholomew interviewing GWAR, Joe Claytor sitting down with El Duce of The Mentors, Matthew Ray interviews Tommy Victor of Prong, there's the second installment of "Fakers", there's Reader's Corner, Local Lix, From The Vacuum, (re)View From The Pit, Guitar Tips, the monthly Calendar and Best Bets, Soundboard, and much much more!!  Powerhouse issue, here.

Podcasts Revisited:  Podcast II

by Wes Dodson

Rivethead Magazine debuted our second podcast on July 1, 2011.  We had no idea the fabulous library of music we would go on to amass.

1. I Have Always Been Here Before - Roky Erickson
2. Just Got Paid - Ministry
3. Every God For Himself – dead horse
4. Allen Price Interview
5. Willie Nelson Plug For NORML
6. Thermador - Butthole Surfers
7. Homecoming - Drunken Thunder
8. Come Back Baby - Lightnin' Hopkins
9. Son Of A Bitch - Rockbusters
10. Masterblade - Drunken Thunder 
11. Cramps - Manhole
12. French Fry – dead horse
13. Christian Arnheiter Interview
14. Bored With The Boys - The Hates
15. Fuck-a-holic
16. Mechanisms Of A False Reality Plug
17. Lisa Knew – Pain Teens
18. Bring Me My Shotgun - Lightnin' Hopkins