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

A photo posted by Austin Carlile (@austincarlile) on

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

A photo posted by City and Colour – official (@cityandcolour_official) on

 

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

 

PURE LOVE HURTS

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…

A photo posted by Jacob Bannon (@jbannon) on

 

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