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Riki Rachtman Cathouse Hollywood
Riki Rachtman's Cathouse Hollywood Podcast
From 1986-1992 The Cathouse was at the epicenter of the Hollywood Rock scene. Some of the biggest bands in rock would play unannounced shows at the Cathouse but it wasn't the performances by bands like Guns n Roses, Motorhead, Alice Cooper, Pearl Jam, Faster Pussycat, Black Crows  (the list goes on) that put Cathouse on the map. It was the sleaze and debauchery, the raunch and roll. Riki Rachtman former host of MTV's Headbangers Ball owned the Cathouse. He opened it with his roommate Taime Downe from the band Faster Pussycat with the premise of getting free drinks and meeting girls.    ...
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4.8 stars from 544 ratings
What we needed!!!
Excellent five star review! I’m 54, and grew up in a small town in Ohio. You’re stories place me right there! 🤘🏻🤘🏻🤘🏻🤘🏻🤘🏻
SteveOH5150 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 04/19/23
Rock on, Rockers!
So glad you brought it back,I love the stories! Thanks for sharing, Riki and friends.
KRIT76 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/24/23
Ricky is great to listen to even if it’s him doing his own thing or being interviewed by others . This guy is a National Treasure and way overdue for someone to give him his flowers ! 🤘🏻 I look forward to all the kickass interviews and hopefully seeing his show out here in Oregon someday 😉👍 -...Read full review »
Jason , Eugene Oregon via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/23/23
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