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Video: Upon This Dawning Talk about Their Tattoos

Video: Upon This Dawning Talk about Their Tattoos

Upon This Dawning released their debut album, To Keep Us Safe, earlier this week. You can stream it exclusively at UponThisDawning.com, as well as watch video content from the band. Upon This Dawning’s Punk Goes Pop 5 cover of Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Call Me Maybe,” (check it out below) will additionally be available as a […]

Video: Pierce the Veil Talk about Their Tattoos

Video: Pierce the Veil Talk about Their Tattoos

Pierce the Veil will be hitting the road with Sleeping with Sirens and Tonight Alive this fall. Their new album, Collide with the Sky, is out now and available on iTunes. In the video below, the heavily inked bandmates talk about their tattoos.

Tim Lehi: Black Metal Tattoo Gallery [NSFW]

Tim Lehi: Black Metal Tattoo Gallery [NSFW]

As we all know, metal and tattoos often go hand in hand. It’s much rarer though to find an artist that embodies both pure metal pedigree and wicked tattoo skills. Such is the case with Tim Lehi. As one of the practitioners in the new wave of U.S. black metal, Lehi creates vicious records as […]

Five Tattoos to Avoid: Serious Thinking From the Masters of Inking, Paul Booth and Kat Von D

In addition to showing off your wild side, tattoos are milestones, visual souvenirs that tell the story of your life. That said, ink-slingers extraordinaire Paul Booth and Kat Von D (pictured left at the Revolver Golden Gods) say there are certain tattoos to steer clear of, or you might regret getting them. Check out their thoughts below—and don't blame us if you've sinned on your skin. For more from Booth and Von D—as well as musicians from Kerry King to Tommy Lee—pick up Revolver's "Tattoo Issue," on stands now.

Rockers Who Tattoo: A.K.A.s’ Mike Ski Talks about Sinking the Ink

Heavy-music fans best know Mike Ski as the frontman of the A.K.A.s, the Philly punk rawkers who recently dropped their latest album, Animal Summer (Paper+Plastick). What fans might not know is that the ink-covered vocalist is also a skilled tattoo artist. And in celebration of Revolver‘s current tattoo issue, we thought we’d talk to Ski about his visual art.

Revolver Magazine Launches Reader Photo Contest In Conjunction With First-Ever Tattoo Issue

REVOLVER Magazine’s first-ever tattoo issue is currently on newsstands. Now, as a tie-in to the mag, tattoo enthusiasts and REVOLVER readers have a chance to win a grand-prize package including autographed Slayer items and swag from renowned tattoo artists Paul Booth and Kat Von D.

Fans can enter the contest by submitting the best pictures of themselves, someone else, or even a pet wearing the exclusive Paul Booth temporary tattoo included in the REVOLVER tattoo issue to letters [at] revolvermag.com and filling out the entry form at http://bit.ly/tattoocontest.

Photos will be posted at www.revolvermag.com, and the winner, chosen on the merits of the “most insane, hilarious, and generally awesome pic,” will receive a prize pack including an autographed Slayer poster and autographed deluxe edition of Slayer’s latest CD, World Painted Blood, a limited-edition set of Paul Booth tattoo flash (printed sheets of tattoo designs), and Kat Von D’s book High Voltage Tattoo, as well as copies of Revolver’s “Book of Slayer” and “The Art of Hard Rock & Heavy Metal” special issues.

exclusive photos from revolver’s tattoo issue launch party at paul booth’s last rites studio

Revolver threw our first ever issue launch party on February 25 at Paul Booth’s Last Rites studio, celebrating the release of the new tattoo issue, on newsstands now. Mistress Juliya played MC, Paul Booth and his awesome mom Paula were on hand, as were the bands Acrassicauda and Violent Soho; sideshow performers Nik Sin, Serpentina, and Nelson Lugo; members of the Revolver staff; and many others. View pics from the crazy scene after the jump.

rockers who tattoo: am conspiracy’s jason “gong” jones talks about sinking the ink

Headbangers best know Jason “Gong” Jones as the former singer of Drowning Pool and the current frontman of AM Conspiracy, the Florida-based hard-rock outfit that recently dropped its self-titled full-length debut (Burnhill Union). What fans might not know is that the mohawked vocalist is also a skilled tattoo artist. And in celebration of Revolver‘s new tattoo issue, we thought we’d talk to Jones about his visual art.

Listen to editor in chief Brandon Geist talking Golden Gods on KFLY-FM, Oregon rock radio

Revolver editor in chief Brandon Geist was recently interviewed by host Carl Sundberg of “The Edge,” on KFLY-FM, Oregon rock radio. You can listen to him talking Golden Gods, Pantera, Revolver’s new tattoo issue, and more this Sunday between 8 & 10 p.m. PST, or stream the interview here now: kflyfm.com/pages/edge.