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...
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Tattoo Shoppe: Carlstadt, NJ

As I searched for my next tattoo shop to visit this month, I remembered always driving by a shop on my way to band practice down at Factory Studios in Carlstadt, NJ. The shop was called Tattoo Shoppe, and it is...
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Tribal Passage Tattoo: Brick, NJ

After getting a few e-mails from my buddy, Michelle, about a cool tattoo shop down in Brick, NJ, I decided to make the trek down the shore to check this place out. The name of the shop is Tribal Passage Dermagr...
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Modern Age Tattoo: Nanuet, NY

This month my journey of the area’s coolest tattoo shops leads me to my very first shop in the Empire State…New York! Well, technically, Nanuet is so close to Jersey that it still has that Jersey state of mind....