Punk veterans Social Distortion and metal legends Motorhead will headline a North American traveling festival created by popular tattoo artist and cable TV personality Kat Von D.
An official itinerary is still in the works for the 25-city Musink Tattoo and Music Festival, but it begins January 30 in and is expected to wrap March 15 in Los Angeles. Additional acts will be announced in the coming weeks.
Along with live music, the festival will host a number of other tattoo artists from around the world, and showcase various extreme sports. Kat Von D will also sign copies of her new book “High Voltage Tattoo,” due January 20. Staffers from festival sponsor Samsung will demonstrate new mobile phones.
The Musink festival concept was first realized last February with a three-day music and tattoo event at the Costa Mesa, Calif. In addition to more than 300 tattoo artists, the festival featured performances by the Used, Tiger Army and Metal Skool.and Exposition Center in