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Back in 1986, years before he was the infamous host of MTV’s Headbanger’s Ball, Riki Rachtman transformed a rundown Los Angeles disco into a one night-a-week rock club that would become, not only a part of rock history, but a music and fashion culture that defined The Los Angeles rock scene. With assistance from his roommate Taime Downe of Faster Pussycat they created CATHOUSE The most NOTORIOUS ROCK CLUB EVER .Riki had a strict policy of NO CAMERAS so anything could and did usually happen at the Cathouse. These stories have never been told


Each episode Riki Rachtman travels back to Cathouse with a witness that experienced the events of that particular evening. It may be a musician that sold 5 million records or the girl that worked the coat check. It didn't matter at the Cathouse we were all rock stars

Jan 29, 2019

There was no greater rivalry in Hard Rock than Guns n Roses Axl Rose vs Motley Crue's Vince Neil. These guys truly hated each other and the world knew it. Did you know it all stemmed from one night at the Cathouse. We break down what led to the epic battle that never happened .We hear from Vince and Axl. Riki shares the Role Axl played in not only the Cathouse but his job at MTV. 

  .Anybody that went to Cathouse will agree .The Cathouse attracted so many beautiful women wearing the the most provactive outfits. To the point that it spawned a style Called Cathouse chic. Where did  the girls from Cathouse come from?  A group of them worked at The Hollywood Tropicana we visit the Trop and we are introduced to the Queens of the Cathouse "The Broad Squad" Wait aminute What do the girls from the Tropicana have to do with the Vince and Axl feud..Oh everything  Listen up and you will see how all of this intertwines together 

PLUS RARE AUDIO of the night Vince sand with Guns n Roses at the Cathouse