Many of our favorite musicians are adorned with ink, but you know someone  is truly dedicated when they go to trouble of picking eight characters to feature on the coveted spaces of their knuckles. It’s a pretty bold statement.

Here are 18 of the coolest knuckle tattoos in rock music:

Austin Carlile (Of Mice & Men) – LIVE LOVE


Photo by @mtshinn for newest @metalhammeruk magazine! @omandm xx

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Brian Fallon (The Gaslight Anthem) – STAY FREE


Just did a shoot with my good friend @drewgurian! Getting everything ready to start making moves!!!

A photo posted by Brian Fallon (@thebrianfallon) on


Dallas Green (City And Colour) – TRUE LOVE


thanks @greggiannukos Beauty snap. #yafrigginjerks

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Dave Navarro (Jane’s Addiction) – VIVIIVIVII XIIIXIII


“Tapes or CDs?”

A photo posted by Dave Navarro (@davenavarro) on


Frank Carter (Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes) – BLUE EYES



A photo posted by Frank Carter (@frankcarter23) on


Frank Turner (Frank Turner And The Sleeping Souls) – FREE BORN


Jacob Bannon (Converge) – DEVO TION


Last night with @converge in Madrid, Spain via @mirri_noise | Tonight we play Badalona…

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Jonny Craig (Slaves) – ONE LOVE


SADCREW! @justindhieser just chopped me up! If you live in the Chicago Rockford area hit him up! He makes house calls!

A photo posted by King Shit (@jonnycraig4l) on


Josh Homme (Queens Of The Stone Age) – <3CAP CAM<3