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I Am Not Kat Von D
Outside the gunmetal gray door of a nondescript North Hollywood building lies a colorful doormat and a kitschy frog statue, the kind you’d find on the front porch of a house in the suburbs. Both read “Welcome.” This is not… [ read more ]01/21/10
Welcome to the Future
Advances in putting ink into your skin also mean advances in getting it out. The latest: tattoo ink that can be removed with a single laser treatment. Before complaining about the decline of tattoo culture, remember that all inks are… [ read more ]01/11/10
Lucero are hardly new kids on the roots-rock block. The band goes back over a decade, something frontman Ben Nichols and guitarist Brian Venable demonstrate with a handshake. “One night in Cleveland, after a show and a night of drinking,… [ read more ]09/01/09
The Notorious Dita Von Teese
At first glance, it doesn’t appear that modern-day burlesque icon Dita Von Teese has any tattoos. Look closer, and you realize that there is, in fact, one inking on her flawless body: the tiny black dot at the top of… [ read more ]08/25/09
Bombs Away – Saber
There isn’t a hell of a lot separating the realms of tattooing and graffiti. Both methods of expression have traditionally been shrouded in secrecy, with an unavoidable stigma of taboo from the general public. And as good as you might… [ read more ]08/19/09
Q & A With Tom Gabel From Against Me!
By the time Tom Gabel created the band Against Me! at 17, the singer had already been arrested twice and inked more than once. He started the band alone with an acoustic guitar, playing on the streets of Naples, FL,… [ read more ]08/18/09
INKED: What’s the current state of your shop, Last Rites? PAUL BOOTH: November 22 being my 20-year anniversary, I feel pretty good saying that, although I feel old, I’m feeling really solid. And with my new crew, it’s exciting because… [ read more ]08/13/09