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  • Nina Kate and her Jane Doe latex clothing label have gained a steadfast reputation for tailoring mighty fine fetish garments and her prolific modeling work has seen a meteoric rise to prominence for both in recent times. We managed to secure some time with the first lady of latex to talk tattoos, Torture Garden, and...
  • Often people focus on the negative points of having visible tattoo coverage, ranging from getting funny looks in the street, through to finding it a major hurdle to be taken seriously within certain professions. Many police forces even have an official ‘acceptable/unacceptable’ list of subject matter for tattoos....
  • I first met Clair on the Skin Deep forum and over a period of time arranged to go up to Perth to see her and do a photo shoot, this I duly done and the following article is the result of my couple of days up in Perth, which is a lovely part of the UK.   Can you start by telling about your background, including...
  • Interview with Andy Hurley of Fall Out Boy. Having recently premiered their brand new single, “This Ain’t a Scene, it’s an Arms Race”, at the American Music Awards, multi-platinum, two-time MTV VMA award-winning Mercury Music group artists, Fall Out Boy hit the UK late in January 2007 to play a few dates in Scotland,...
  • In today’s civilization, people continue to suffer undergoing the grief, corruption, oppression and exploitation without a way to elude their troubles. Many have lived through these problems for ages, and the moment one tries to fight for what they believe is right, the elite brings them down and their voices are...
  • Formed in 1995 in Los Angeles, Buckcherry went the independent route after being orphaned by the demise of DreamWorks, their home for two records, Buckcherry (1999) and Time Bomb (2001).   TODD and NELSON reunited to play a benefit for the late drummer Randy Castillo, after which they were recruited by Slash...
  • Maybe five years ago, I was living in Montreal up on St. Laurent and St. Joseph. If I remember correctly, it was the dead of winter - that week that we seem to get every year when no one really leaves their house if they can help it. My roommate and I wouldn’t have either if it weren’t for three things: our power went...
  • I first came across Simon’s work whilst browsing the ‘tinternet. Upon closer inspection I realised that Simon has an incredible talent. Some of his images I have seen before as photographs but he has a way of making the subject leap off the page at you with his own unique style. His artwork is superb and I really...
  • James Robinson’s discrete rise to prominence has made him one of the UK’s best-kept secrets in tattooing. His delicate and beautifully composed work has won him many admirers and considering he has only been tattooing for eighteen months, you have to consider him one of the leading lights in future years. Based in...
  • Brighton is known as a town that encourages and accepts ideas that fall outside the boundaries of ‘conventional’ thinking, in turn fostering individuals who strive for something different. Laura grew up in Brighton and found herself immersed in this melting pot of creativity; her artistic leanings were keenly...
  • From an early age Amina Munster has been the sort of person that always fulfilled her own personal goals. Despite an accident at the tender age of seventeen months when she fell into a neighbours spa. Amina was found face down in the water. Luckily she was rescued but not before enough time had passed that she lost...
  • Annie is a very spiritual and strong lady. Over the years she has had to endure some very bad times but has always pulled through with help from her friends and her own strength. But when things were pretty low, Annie found that she could rely on the healing and restorative permanence of tattoos. In this bare bones...
  • I remember the day as if it was yesterday. I was sitting in a barber’s chair at Micky Sharpz tattoo studio in Birmingham back in 1989 when I was 18, getting my first tattoo done. I had picked this standard black Celtic style dragon from the wall to put on my right upper arm and the tattooist, whose name I can’t...
  • Jasmine Danks originally came from the South West coast of Australia and after travelling around the world has settled on London; the one city where there is enough going on to keep her interested!    Jasmine has adopted the Blood Brothers Studio in Holloway road as her home-from-home, where she currently...
  • Iestyn is a very spiritual person and feels equally at ease suspending himself either from home with a small selection of friends or in front of a big crowd at many of the alternative clubs, where he tries to push the boundaries of suspension. He has also collected many of his tattoos from friends and feels his work...
  • Marie Vlasik paints some stunning canvases with a healthy percentage of her work, based around images taken by a photographer friend, Anthony Camera. Anthony takes the photos and Marie paints the images giving them her own special tilt that captures the ambiance, feeling and passion in each of her paintings. Marie is...
  • Working at the helm of Skin Deep for close to five years now I first came across Morgan at one of the many tattoo conventions in the UK. By the time I made his acquaintance he was well on the way to getting his wonderful bodysuit finished and we spoke about doing this article. So finally after years of tattooing and...
  • Akasha is one of those people who isn’t afraid to pack up her belongings and move half way across the globe just to have a ‘look around’ She has travelled extensively over the US and Europe and finds her home country a little ‘boring’ and ’straight laced’. At the age of eighteen Akasha got her first ink and – like...
  • There are very few sports, which can claim such a rapid rise in popularity as flat-track roller derby. Slowly, as the number of teams across the UK grows, the mainstream media are starting to pay attention. Maybe it’s the novelty, the fact that it’s a female-only sport, it’s strong ‘alternative’ image, or maybe simply...
  • Emma J or Miss Emma J to use her fetish modelling name arrived in the fetish scene comparatively late in life and started modelling in her thirties. But her age was not a problem at all for the small but perfectly formed model; who set out to get her portfolio full of incredible images by some of the world’s best...
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