Sometimes, it must be said, bands do the hard work for you. This tattoo both communicates your taste in music and offers an indelible image everyone will notice.
Of course, sometimes more detail is better, or you just can’t capture part of what makes a musician great without getting into the nitty-gritty. Hence, detailed tattoos like this bring out the best in fans.
Lyric tattoos are fairly popular, but they’re also hard to do right. Just putting the words on your skin is usually enough for most people, but given enough style, even a simple lyric tattoo can become a unique expression.
And then, of course, there’s the tattoo that goes all out.
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