- He hosted the Headbangers Ball when it was on MTV (late 80s).
- Hosted the Headbangers Ball on MTV.
- Was a co-host on Love Line on KROQ radio station in Los Angeles until 1996. Then was a talk show host on another la radio station until he got fired from there for punching another talk show host.
- Appeared in Guns 'N Roses "November Rain" music video. (1992)
- After leaving radio's Loveline, hosted his own show, known as the RRR (Riki Rachtman Radio) on Southern California radio's 97.1 FM.