Magnificent Music Tattoos

The history of music goes all the way back to the prehistoric era. Archaeologists have found flutes carved from bones thought to be at least 40,000 years old. Even string instruments have been found in China that date back to 7000 and 6600 BC. Music is a great equalizer. Most people

The Real Jimmy Q – James Edward Quaintance III

James Edward Quaintance III or Jimmy Q is a pro skater, model, tattoo artist and rock star born in Los Angeles. He is the lead singer of the punk rock band called Former Lovers. James was originally a pro-skater but he started modeling in 2011 and immediately made an impression with his

Pretty Vacant: The Graphic Language of Punk

Saturday, January 25th - Saturday, March 15th The Galleries at Moore, Philadelphia, PA Source: www.moore.edu FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF EXHIBITION-RELATED PROGRAMS, CLICK HERE A survey of the extraordinary diversity of punk and post-punk graphic design, Pretty Vacant: The Graphic Language of Punk features several hundred posters, flyers, fanzines, handbills, record sleeves and other graphic ephemera from

Orange Goblin

By Ino Mei Source: www.heartbeatink.gr Heavy guitars, authentic attitude and a strong live presence, Orange Goblin could not but have tattoos.HeartbeatInk had the chance to "interrogate" and take photos of them before their long awaited concert in November in Athens. Ben Ward: vocals Joe Hoare: guitar Martyn Millard: bass Chris Turner: drums How many times have you performed in Greece so far? Ben: Tonight, it

Victor Farinelli: Ghost B.C. Album Review

By Victor Farinelli  Picture this hippy who is tuned in and dropped-out. He has a huge goofy dog and hangs out with this jock, the jock’s girlfriend, and his girlfriend’s bookish friend. He wears the same green shirt, brown bell bottoms and combat boots every day. He must be high as a

Dave Waugh: Up The Irons

By Dave Waugh I was asked to participate in an Iron Maiden themed art show at The Pretty Pretty Collective in San Francisco. The show started Friday, March 16th and runs for two months... 17240

Dave Waugh: This Week’s Record Reviews

By Dave Waugh So I' ll begin this weeks record reviews from low to high. It was a good score from Emmittsburg this week with both lows and highs. And lows that should have been highs. Up first, a bland 60′s comp of “danger music” movie and TV theme songs... 16646

Rose Riot: Royal Thunder Album Review

By Rose Riot  Every year at the new year, I publish a list of my favorite rock shows for the previous year. This year, I titled my list, "I didn't see it coming." It was my top five live shows that I didn't expect to love and did. On that list

Rose Riot: Melvins Photo Shoot

By Rose Riot (All photos by Rose Riot) Slow and heavy wins the race for the Melvins. The Melvins started off as a slow and dirty  three-piece in 1983. Currently, with the addition of a second drummer, the band head count is four. The band is touring its latest release Freak Puke. The

Sailor Jerry Rum to Open Hotel Street Venue in London

Courtesy of Sailor Jerry Rum Company: Sailor Jerry will open its very own London venue later this month bringing rum, clothing, music, film and the original art of tattoo master Norman ‘Sailor Jerry’ Collins to Soho. Opening on Thursday 19th April, Hotel Street at 120-125 Charing Cross Road is named

Jeremy Justice: How To Build Your Own Record Player

By Jeremy Justice So you’ve got a few records and you want to delve into the vinyl hobby a little further. One place to start would be your turntable. There are an endless amount of options when choosing record players from $10-dollar yard sale finds to $250,000 ultra high-end reference turntables.

Sailor Jerry Airstream at MUSINK 2012

Story and Photos by Nate Igor Smith As I write this I am currently on a flight from Los Angeles  to New York City on my way home from shooting the Musink tattoo convention and music festival in Orange County, CA. I was out there working for Sailor Jerry and having