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Slave to the Needle at Ink-n-Iron in Long Beach CA June 12th-14th 2015

Aaron Bell, Clark Kent, Daniel Charneski, and Elijah Cole will be tattooing and selling prints, books and artwork at Ink n Iron June 12-14th. We still have bookings available. There are many great bands in the line up here including: Pennywise, Wanda Jackson, UK Subs, The Dickies, The Adolescents, Peter Murphy, Gary Numan and Fishbone just […]

Ballard and Wallingford artists at Portland Tattoo Expo

Aaron, Rok Greg, Andrew and Daniel will be at the Portland Tattoo Expo Oct. 10-12 2014. Being that it’s just a short drive for us, we’ll have lots of shirts and prints available! Stop by the booth and say hello… http://www.portlandtattooexpo.com/#!ntm-fundraiser/c181d Also, Aaron has donated a tattooed silicone hand that will be auctioned off to benefit the […]

Aaron and Melissa Bell at the Paris Tattoo Convention

Aaron Bell worked Tin Tin’s fabulous Le Mondial du Tatouage once again this year. The dates were March 7-9th and this sucker was a big one… something like 350 booths of top notch artists!!! If you can scrape together enough cash for a trip to Paris, this definitely is not one to miss!!! CHECK OUT THE […]

New Piercer at Slave in Ballard!

We’d like to welcome a new piercer at Ballard: Justin Ellis… our old lead-counter assistant! Justin has been with us for many, many years, and although we hate to lose such a great counter person, we’re very happy to gain a 3rd piercer. Justin has been working hard under the fine tutelage of Josh Noble, […]

Tattoo Masters

I was super honored to be featured in Tattoo Flash’s special edition magazine ‘Tattoo Masters’. They stuck me right in there next to many of my tattoo heroes! Thank you so much to the long time editor of Tattoo Magazine, Frenchie Nilsen, and to everyone else who has supported me over the years… you’re the […]

Aaron, Clark and Kiwi in Long Beach

Aaron Bell, Clark Kent, and Kiwi Matt recently attended the Ink & Iron Festival, tearing it up once again! This show takes place in Long Beach at the Queen Mary, and is a hell of a show. Some of the bands that played this year were Offspring, NOFX, the Dead Kennedys, and Iggy Pop, just to […]

Matt, Cindy, and Clark in New Zealand

Kiwi Matt, Cindy Maxwell, and Clark Kent recently attended the New Zealand Tattoo & Art Festival, making a brief  stop along the way to do a lil skydiving in Fiji, have a few cocktails on the beach, and you know…  (yawn) other boring stuff. Check out the convention website here…