As the host of MTV’s Headbangers Ball and co-owner of the world-famous 𝗖𝗮𝘁𝗵𝗼𝘂𝘀𝗲, RIKI RACHTMAN is integral to the history of the ’80s Sunset Strip hard rock and metal scene. His One Foot In The Gutter shows across the US have been extremely popular as he shares stories and true tales of rock ‘n roll […] …Continue Reading

In 2019, Seattle celebrated the first-ever Layne Staley Day. Layne Staley was born on August 22, 1967. Layne may have been 34 when he died like Chuck Schuldiner, but other members of his ’67 birth year club include Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain, Blind Melon’s Shannon Hoon, The Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan, and STP’s Scott Weiland. Corgan […]
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For a generation of fans, Riki Rachtman owned metal. As the host of MTV’s heavy metal show Headbangers Ball from 1990 t0 1995, Rachtman was the cultural curator of the hard rock and metal world, interviewing […]
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