February 28

#218 Today’s Boondoggle- from the Cathouse to the Penthouse with Riki Rachtman


In this episode Bill talks with former host of MTV’s Headbangers Ball, as well as the owner of the Infamous Cat House, Riki Rachtman.
We talk about his upcoming tour One Foot In The Gutter which kicks off here in Cleveland, Ohio at The Winchester on December 7th. We also talk about growing up in Hollywood California and his drive to make it in the music industry, starting the Infamous Cat House Night Club on the Sunset Strip with Taime Down from Faster Pussycat, his friendship with Axl Rose and Guns N Roses, the role Axl played in getting Riki his job with MTV, how much of an influence Riki and Headbangers Ball had on myself and young Metal Heads across the globe, his love for Pantera, and his wild interview that he had with Alice In Chains at Action Water Park.
We also talk about his time working for WCW, his relationship with Eric Bischoff and Jason Hervey, who his favorite wrestlers were back in the day, loving to hate MJF today, his friendship with Dolph Ziggler, being front and center for the celebrity death match that almost took place between Axl Rose and David Bowie, opening up about depression and substance abuse during his time filming Decline of the Western Civilization, his love for motorcycles and Evil Knievel, plus so much more.

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