Search Results For: "life after death"
You don’t know me from Adam.
I got my first tattoo in 1977 when a fellow second-grader accidentally stabbed me in the triceps with her pencil. It would be another 12 years before I would purposely mark my skin, yet that small but distinct pencil mole… [ read more ]07/27/11
Annette LaRue started hand-poking neighborhood kids when she was 13. At 15, she got her own biker-branded work, the first of an extensive tattoo collection. Then, in 1989, she picked up a tattoo machine and hasn’t stopped since. With a… [ read more ]07/08/11
We’re With The Band
The term supergroup conjures up all sorts of images, from the dazzling to the dreary. The benefit of such high-profile connotations is obviously a high profile, but great expectations can also be a curse if the players are not up… [ read more ]05/31/11
Few tattooers have built a name like Shige of Yokohama. With countless magazine articles, a room full of first-place trophies from conventions worldwide, a book, museum appearances, and, most importantly, throngs of ecstatic clients, Shige is definitely a success. His… [ read more ]04/08/11
Many guys who design motorcycles get into it during their autumn years, after a long life of hard riding. But for 36-year-old Roland Sands, it was a near-death experience that coaxed him into fabricating. “Yeah, I did something stupid,” says… [ read more ]04/01/11
A Day To Remember
Let’s face it: these days, the aggressive music subculture is more heavily segmented than ever before. Kids aren’t just into punk or hardcore, they’re into metalcore, screamo, crabcore … the list goes on and on. Standing stridently at the center… [ read more ]03/28/11
Chances are that during the high holy day of Saint Patrick you are going to run into a Plastic Paddy; he or she might be an O’Brien or a Fitzgerald and still think that the real Irish eat corned beef… [ read more ]03/11/11