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FORMER MTV VJ’S TO DISCUSS NETWORK ON 40TH ANNIVERSARY IN NASHVILLE Mark Goodman, Riki Rachtman, & Matt Pinfield to Appear at ROCKNPOD Expo MTV will turn 40 in the first week of August 2021. The then-music video network launched August 1, 1981. On August 7, 2021, former MTV VJ’s Mark Goodman, Riki Rachtman, and Matt Pinfield will take part in ‘When Music Ruled Television’; a stage panel discussion taking place at the ROCKNPOD Expo in Nashville. Each will reflect on their time with the network, share behind-the-scenes stories, share their thoughts on MTV’s evolution, and update the live audience on current and future projects. Goodman, Rachtman, and Pinfield will be on-site at the ROCKNPOD Expo to meet fans, interview with a...

RIKI RACHTMAN TO APPEAR AT ROCKNPOD 2021 We’re excited to announce that Riki Rachtman will be joining us for the ROCKNPOD Expo! Riki’s history in rock music and media is very well-known. Growing up in California, Riki was deeply entrenched in the burgeoning Hollywood rock scene of the ’80s. In 1986 he, along with partner Taime Downe of Faster Pussycat, opened The Cathouse. What was once a run-down disco quickly became the center of activity for the rock world. Regular clientele for The Cathouse included members of Motley Crue, Aerosmith, and Guns n’ Roses among many others. RIKI RACHTMAN HOSTS THE BALL ON GIMMEMETAL Riki’s friendship with Axl Rose would lead him to New York to take over hosting duties for The Headbangers Ball....