While Riki Rachtman may be best known for hosting MTV’s ‘Headbanger’s Ball,’ his roots and contributions to the rock scene run far deeper than you might imagine. In 1986, Rachtman and long-time friend Taime Downe of Faster Pussycat founded one of the most infamous establishments in rock history — The Cathouse! The legendary club was […]
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Riki Rachtman & Lea Vendetta spent most of 2018 on a motorcycle. Together they rode over 14,000 miles. They experienced a lot of rain, a little snow and several days over 106º. Much of the route featured stops suggested by social media which led to some very unpredictable moments all caught on video then posted […]
Riki Rachtman on his epic motorcycle ride to support Claire’s Place Foundation, Inc. and much more!
The day-by-day line-up for the massive sixth annual ROCK ON THE RANGE can now be revealed. Incubus, Shinedown, Five Finger Death Punch and Slash lead the Saturday bill and Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, Megadeth and Anthrax close out Sunday (the full schedule for this potent lineupcovering the rock spectrum is below). This year, ROTR will be hosted by hard rock aficionado Jose Mangin of Sirius XM and “Headbangers Ball.” Hard rock music fans will also now have the chance to purchase single-day tickets and ROTR’s first-ever 4-Pack Special when these tickets go […]
Jagermeister Tour featuring Anthrax, Megadeth, and Slayer War Memorial Coliseum – Fort Wayne, Indiana October 20th, 2010 It’s summer of 1990, a glorious time for metal heads in America. Heavy metal has reached the height of popularity. It seems not a week goes by without some metal band performing in or around your town, no […]
After the hugely successful, sold-out ELLISMANIA 4 – many thought that former pro-skateboarder and radio host Jason Ellis couldn’t top himself. At the event, ELLIS defeated Nitro Circus star Andy Bell in the card’s main event and then took the stage with Good Charlotte’s Benji Madden for the Taintstick CD release show – which also […]