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The 17 Most Insane Heavy Metal Tattoos Ever

Including Ozzy Osbourne reading a newspaper on the toilet. SO METAL.

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1. Kiss, California Raisins-style

Weirdest mashup ever.

Weirdest mashup ever.

2. Black Sabbaht

Kind of makes you wonder what a "Black Shabbat" tattoo would look like, huh?
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Kind of makes you wonder what a "Black Shabbat" tattoo would look like, huh?

3. Unintentionally-zombified Dimebag Darrell

It's kind of a metal tradition to get a tattoo of the late Pantera guitarist, they just usually tend to resemble what he looked like while alive a little bit more.
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It's kind of a metal tradition to get a tattoo of the late Pantera guitarist, they just usually tend to resemble what he looked like while alive a little bit more.

4. Backwards 's' Slayer mess

This looks like a seventh grader's binder.
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This looks like a seventh grader's binder.

5. Toothless Axl Rose

Or duckface Axl Rose? Your call, I guess.
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Or duckface Axl Rose? Your call, I guess.

6. 50 shades of Slipknot

Is the bottom one even supposed to be one of the bandmates, or...?
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Is the bottom one even supposed to be one of the bandmates, or...?

7. Ozzy on the can

With a smiley on his leg!
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With a smiley on his leg!

8. WWLD

Kind of really appreciate this as a life philosophy.
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Kind of really appreciate this as a life philosophy.

9. Metalcore unicorn

If Lisa Frank was into Iron Maiden.
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If Lisa Frank was into Iron Maiden.

10. Metallica poop snake

Both Metallica and this person really should have considered that this album artwork strongly resembles a cartoon depiction of dog doo before committing to it.
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Both Metallica and this person really should have considered that this album artwork strongly resembles a cartoon depiction of dog doo before committing to it.

11. Municipal Waste

"Hi, Mr. Kessler, nice to meet you. I'm here to pick up Lisa. Wait, what do you mean she's not home right now?"
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"Hi, Mr. Kessler, nice to meet you. I'm here to pick up Lisa. Wait, what do you mean she's not home right now?"

12. Pig Destroyer/Slayer butt hybrid

This is a Slayer tattoo based on a Pig Destroyer song, which makes it metal within metal. Or should I just say META-L?
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This is a Slayer tattoo based on a Pig Destroyer song, which makes it metal within metal. Or should I just say META-L?

13. Pained Lemmy

This tattoo looks like it's seen some gnarly shit in its day, just like Lemmy himself.
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This tattoo looks like it's seen some gnarly shit in its day, just like Lemmy himself.

14. Nipple crucifixion Marilyn Manson

I like that a nipple ring is acting as one of Jesus' nails. No, wait, "like" is the wrong word, this is horrifying on all levels.
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I like that a nipple ring is acting as one of Jesus' nails. No, wait, "like" is the wrong word, this is horrifying on all levels.

15. Savatage

This tribute to "Hall of the Mountain King" (which is an insane video that you should really YouTube if you're not familiar–it's classic weirdo druid metal), like the Slayer logo above, looks like it was plucked whole from a middle school sketchbook.
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This tribute to "Hall of the Mountain King" (which is an insane video that you should really YouTube if you're not familiar–it's classic weirdo druid metal), like the Slayer logo above, looks like it was plucked whole from a middle school sketchbook.

16. Mt. Judas Priestmore

HAHAHA, THEIR EXPRESSIONS, CAN YOU EVEN BREATHE RIGHT NOW BECAUSE I CAN'T
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HAHAHA, THEIR EXPRESSIONS, CAN YOU EVEN BREATHE RIGHT NOW BECAUSE I CAN'T

17. And finally...THE ULTIMATE METAL COLLAGE INK!

This man's back is a compendium of everything good in this world. Respect.
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This man's back is a compendium of everything good in this world. Respect.