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Russian prison tattoos are a dark world unto themselves, one that is really only understood by the people that exist within it. From an outsider’s perspective, the aesthetic of these tattoos have always intrigued me. The symbolism that this ink carries goes so deep into the underworld that it will

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This year we have an interesting collection of art posts for the Top 6 of 2013 in the Art category. We introduced the “tattoo” category, which has gotten a lot of love from our readers, and all in all, you can see what posts scored the highest with our readers

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OK, so tattoos and piercings have become so mainstream at this point, staying tattoo-free is the new “alternative.” But what about when body modification becomes an obsession, and outdoing one’s fellow weirdos takes you to ever higher and weirder body modification practices? Arguably, many body modification practices that are seen

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For a couple of months now, two of our favorite illustrators have been working on a special interview and illustration for us, and today we are so happy to unleash it on the world! Mark Riddick and Daniel “Desecrator” Corcuera are two of the world’s most notorious metal illustrators, and

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Check this out – 13 tattoo artists from around the world whose work is so sick it makes you want to book flights ASAP! These photos are just a small snapshot of how incredible these artists are at creating art on flesh! Tattoo by Daniel Corcuera

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Tokyo is one of my favorite places in the world – I always feel like I’m high on the energy of the city. Every step I take in that city feels like an adventure, where anything can happen at any moment. Many people think that it’s all bright lights and

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Being a Friday, I felt the need to put together a post that would make me laugh hysterically as I was doing it. So of course I had to go for Bad Tattoos Part III. While I genuinely feel sad for some of the people who are permanently marked with

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Check this dude out – Rolf Buchholz is the most pierced man in the world. He has 453 piercings, and that has gained him entry into the Guinness World Book of Records. Mr. Buchholz has covered almost every inch of his body, with 278 piercings in his genital region, 94

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OK, I guess it’s “Tattoo Week” at CVLT Nation, because I found some sick old-timey photos of our tatted up ancestors and I am going to post them. If you think about the kind of balls, and even more so ovaries, that it took to tatt up your body in

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Hold on, wait a minute…I can not stop gazing at these amazing tattoos that look as realistic as a motherfucker! I found CVLT Nation’s new favorite tumblr today called REALISM TATTOOS. This page has some body art on it that will make your jaw drop. I have so much respect

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Being a child of the 70’s & 80’s raised in SoCal where I grew up, gang culture was the norm. In Venice we had local pride for days, and the way we dressed could be tied to the V-13 gang that was in our hood. Maybe this is why when

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Growing up in Los Angeles, gangs of all colors are something that have always been around me. It’s normal to see walls covered in graffiti that signifies the hood you are riding into. The L.A.P.D.’s worst nightmare would be for the Latin American & American gangs to unite, because then

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