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Josh Balz talks life after Motionless In White

When this writer began research on former Motionless In White keyboardist Josh Balz, one of the entries in the Google search field came up “Josh Balz dead.” When informed of this somewhat morbid discovery, Balz, very much alive, breaks into roaring laughter. “That’s amazing!” he says, beaming as if he was given a major award. […]

‘Ink Master: Angels’ stars talk women in the tattoo industry

Tattoos have gone from social taboo to artsy trend in just a decade. With groundbreaking shows such as Miami Ink and its spinoffs LA Ink and NY Ink, television has helped show the general public the high level of artistry associated with ink in skin. But while the stigma that used to be attached to people with tattoos has vastly […]

Tattoo artist Ryan Ashley Malarkey is the first woman to claim Ink Master title

[Photo by Jeremy Saffer] Scene-loved tattoo artist Ryan Ashley Malarkey is the first woman to take home the Ink Master crown. Known for her intricate black-and-gray style, Malarkey’s new school tattoo was vibrant with heavy lines, proving that she could successfully create work outside of her comfort zone. Read more: 14 amazing tattoos inspired by lyrics […]

Scene-loved tattoo artist Ryan Ashley Malarkey could be first woman to win Ink Master

[Photo by Jeremy Saffer] Tattoo artist Ryan Ashley Malarkey is no stranger to the musicians in our scene. Her work can be seen on New Years Day’s Ash Costello and In This Moment’s Maria Brink, and members of Pierce The Veil and Asking Alexandria are among the many hoping to have her artwork inked on their […]