Unholy fuck, I really dig the tattoo work of OILBURNER!!! He combines two things that I love: SoCal Gangland graffiti and Black Metal iconography. Looking at his work almost gives me the feeling that I’m at the gates of hell itself. Within the mayhem that is his style, you will
Photos by Nathaniel Shannon Brooklyn based Tattoo Artist Jeremy Sutton isn’t hard to miss in a crowd, standing at a towering 6’6″ and covered from head to toe in tattoos. In fact, if one was casting a movie that called for an “intimidating as shit, tough looking Tattoo Artist,”
One of the greatest things about being a part of a site like CVLT Nation is that everyday we have the chance to be inspired by other humans from around the world! Sang Bleu is a creative collective that was founded by Maxime Buchi in 2005. I’m amazed by everything
Last year we were honored to be a sponsor of the initial film in ARTAX Film director Claudio Marino’s Blood and Spirit Trilogy, Ink, Blood and Spirit, a documentary about the highly esteemed tattoo artist Little Swastika. Now Marino has released Part II of the trilogy, Fight, Blood and Spirit, about
Instead of Easter egg hunts, wouldn’t it be more apt to have kids hammer nails into a cross, or play “whip the heretic,” or hunt for hunks of flesh and vials of blood? Instead of eating chocolate, we should be eating medium-rare steak (or maybe tartare)! I mean, if we’re
When I’m white-haired and sagging under the weight of my experiences, the world is going to look very different. For one thing, the stereotype of what an older person looks like/dresses like is changing with each generation. Our generations don’t feel the need to throw off the trappings of our
A couple of weeks ago, I did a controversial post on bad stick and poke tattoos. It was controversial because apparently a lot of people have bad stick and poke tattoos and don’t have a sense of humor about it and we’re really butthurt (word of the day – use
Blank skin is one of the canvasses that Business for Satan has mastered! This young, talented artist is able to apply his out of this world illustrations on to people’s bodies in a beautiful rendering of black ink on flesh. What draws me to his work is how detailed his
OK – first off, let’s get one thing clear: I am generally not a fan of stick and poke tattoos. If you’re going to have ink jammed into your epidermis, you might as well get it done well. There are too many amazing tattoo artists in the world for people to be covered in shitty ballpoint pen drawings.
I’m fascinated by all forms of body modification, but one that I find the most beautiful is scarification. I’m drawn by the transformation it embodies, from raw flesh to scarred skin.
For those who are unfamiliar with the sanguine-soaked artwork of Vincent Castiglia, now is your time to take note and hold your breath before delving in. Over the course of his highly respected career, he has explored the space we as humans occupy between life and death. The fleeting and
Ricardo Sánchez, aka RS Gráfiko, hails from Puerto Rico, and I’ve been following his Instagram (@rsgrafiko) for some time. This multi-talented artist is prolific in his offerings, presenting some of the most detailed and precise illustration work I’ve seen, as well as tattoo and mural work. His pieces contain so much