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  • HotShots: Shannon Brooke

    HotShots: Shannon Brooke Photo Gallery Follows the Text While we love, love, love tattooed women, often there is a star on the other side of the camera. Meet Shannon Brooke, a passionate shooter from Los Angeles that specializes in capturing… [ read more ]

  • Inked Digital Dream Girl: Karma Bird

    Karma Bird aka FLYKARMABIRD Her Photo Gallery Follows the Text What’s your deal? I’m a self employed artist and a romantic rebel. In March I will be starting adult webcam entertainment. The link to the site I’ll be working on will… [ read more ]

  • Joey Hamilton

    Joey Hamilton: Meet your New Ink Master Spike TV’s Ink Master just keeps getting better. Not only does the show celebrate great tattoos and educate the public on good and bad tattoos, it enhances the careers of tattooers deserving the… [ read more ]

  • The Sexiest Russian Tattooed Girl

    The Sexiest Russian Tattooed Girl With the Winter Olympics coming to a close in Sochi, we look back, extremely fondly, on the sexiest Russian doll Ira Chernova. She was our Inked Girl for our 2012 Art Issue and still leaves… [ read more ]

  • Hope Gallery Tattoo

     From left: Rachel Derken, Julio Rodriguez, Phil Young, Eric Merrill, Christian Perez, Tim Harris, Joe Capobianco. HOPE GALLERY TATTOO 835 Woodward Ave. New Haven, CT 203-467-1622 hopegallerytattoo.com Joe Capobianco may be best known to TV fans as the intimidating and… [ read more ]

  • Your Black and Gray Valentine

    It’s February 14th, Hallmark thinks you should be shacking up and chivalrous—more so the second half as they gouge you for $3.99-$5.99 for corny ass card. Don’t get us wrong, we love romance, we just don’t like anything being forced… [ read more ]

  • Lord’s Eye | Let the Party Begin

    Over the course of a year, INKED will be serializing John Buffalo Mailer’s literary tattoo memoir. If you missed the first three installments, visit Lord’s Eye, Part 1, Lord’s Eye, Part 2, and Lord’s Eye, Part 3. PART 4 OF ONE… [ read more ]

  • Reverend Horton Heat

    Reverend Horton Heat Jim Heath, the frontman of the seminal rockabilly act, preaches on. “I been wearing creepers since ’82,” says Jim Heath, a.k.a. Reverend Horton Heat, with a hint of Texas drawl. He’s enjoying some down time before the… [ read more ]

  • Top Chef Kristen Kish

    KRISTEN KISH How does the elegant Top Chef unwind? With a Miller High Life and “shitty” chicken fingers. Boston chef Kristen Kish’s most recent tattoo—inked just two days before her photo shoot for this magazine—represents irony. The 30-year-old says it… [ read more ]

  • Dominique Pruitt

    Dominique Pruitt Web: dominiquepruitt.com Free Music Download: dominiquepruitt.bandcamp.com The retro pop starlet has an ear for bygone eras. When listing her influences, singer Dominique Pruitt points to past acts like Patsy Cline, Aretha Franklin, and Elvis as well as the modern soulful… [ read more ]

  • Q+A: Asking Alexandria

    Q+A: Asking Alexandria The frontman and lead guitarist of the outlandish metalcore band share—maybe even over-share—with INKED. BAND MEMBER PHOTOS BELOW ARTICLE Considering they pride themselves on being hedonistic hellraisers, it’s probably no surprise that Asking Alexandria singer Danny Worsnop… [ read more ]

  • Johnny Vampotna

    JOHNNY VAMPOTNA American Electric Tattoo Co. 3532 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA Web: johnnyvampotna.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/johnny.vampotna Instagram: http://instagram.com/johnny_vampotna Working in West Hollywood, Johnny Vampotna busts out sweet neo-traditional designs. “My main focus is to create a clean, timeless tattoo that fits… [ read more ]