Meet the Tattoo Collective Who Prioritise Pain Over Aesthetics

Brutal Black describe their ritualistic approach to the needle as a "big fuck you" to soulless corporate tattoo culture.


New York's Top Tattooers Drop Their Trousers and Show Us Their Early, Self-Done Tattoos

The industry consensus is that practicing on fake skin is bullshit. "You gotta fucking tattoo yourself," said John Reardon of Greenpoint Tattoo. "It's just something you gotta do."


Nine "Impressive" EDM Tattoos

The dont's and more dont's of EDM ink.


Tell Us About Your Tats!

Every tattoo tells a story and has a story—that’s two stories per tat! So every month we stop someone on the street and ask them to “tell us ’bout them tats!” This month we stopped Gordon Penniweather in Park Slope, and he filled us in on the story...