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North Jersey Notes: Bullistic

I was surfing MySpace the other day, and I came across a great band out of Richmond, Virginia, who just so happens to be playing at Dingbatz in Clifton, NJ, next Friday night, June 13. So, technically I can wri...

Body Inkorporated: West Nyack, NY

Under the advisement of a few friends, I decided to check out this new tattoo shop that just opened its doors in West Nyack, NY, just last February. The shop is called Body INKorporated and owner Rick Payne is ...

Jersey City Tattoo: Jersey City, NJ

As I drove through Jersey City, which I am familiar with through my day job, I was thinking to myself, “Where the hell did The Aquarian send me to and who the hell did I piss off?” Little did I know that there ...

Electric Lotus Tattoo: Boonton, NJ

A little bird told me about this little tattoo shop in Boonton, NJ, called Electric Lotus Tattoo. So, I did my research and checked the place out. Electric Lotus Tattoo is located at 912Main St. in Boonton, NJ,...

Silk City Tattoo: Hawthorne, NJ

It’s now 2008, and my adventure of visiting the area’s various tattoo shops continues. There have been some that I really liked and some that I really liked leaving, but Silk City Tattoo in Hawthorne, NJ, made ...

Blackwork Tattoo: Little Falls, NJ

As I was going through September’s Annual Tattoo issue, I noticed an ad that really caught my eye. The artwork in the ad was unbelievable, so I had to investigate further. The name of the shop is Blackwork T...

Sixx A.M.: The Herion Diaries Soundtrack

Motley Crue co-founder/songwriter/bassist Nikki Sixx is releasing a book this September based on his heroin addiction, depression, cheating death, and recovery. The book covers a year in Nikki’s life, which he ...
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Monarch Tattoo: Newfoundland, NJ

My friend Michelle recently tipped me off to a shop in Newfoundland, NJ. Yes, I thought the same exact thing that you’re thinking right now…Where is Newfoundland, NJ? Well, it’s in the middle of nowhere, ju...
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Shotsie’s Tattoo: Wayne, NJ

When I was in high school, dreaming of getting tattooed, the one place that all of my friends started getting them at was this place up on Route 23 in Wayne, NJ, called Shotsie’s Tattoo. In fact, Shotsie’s, whi...