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REVOLVER MAGAZINE
LAUNCHES READER PHOTO CONTEST
IN CONJUNCTION WITH FIRST-EVER TATTOO ISSUE,
ON STANDS NOW

EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS FROM THE ISSUE LAUNCH PARTY
AT PAUL BOOTH'S LAST RITES STUDIO
AVAILABLE AT REVOLVERMAG.COM

Cover of the first-ever REVOLVER tattoo issue (March/April 2010). The cover features a striking image of Slayer's Kerry King and his legendary Paul Booth-inked head tattoo.

REVOLVER Magazine's first-ever tattoo issue is currently on newsstands. Now, as a tie-in to the mag, tattoo enthusiasts and REVOLVER readers have a chance to win a grand prize package including autographed Slayer items and swag from renowned tattoo artists Paul Booth and Kat Von D.

Paul Booth-designed temporary tattoo features a highly embelleshed black and white image of a skull.
Paul Booth-designed temporary tattoo
from the REVOLVER tattoo issue

Fans can enter the contest by submitting the best pictures of themselves, someone else, or even a pet wearing the exclusive Paul Booth temporary tattoo included in the REVOLVER tattoo issue to letters@revolvermag.com and filling out the entry form at http://bit.ly/tattoocontest.

Photos will be posted at www.RevolverMag.com, and the winner, chosen on the merits of "the most insane, hilarious, and generally awesome pic," will receive a prize pack including an autographed Slayer poster and autographed deluxe edition of Slayer's latest CD, World Painted Blood, a limited-edition set of Paul Booth tattoo flash (printed sheets of tattoo designs), and Kat Von D's book High Voltage Tattoo, as well as copies of REVOLVER's "Book of Slayer" and "The Art of Hard Rock & Heavy Metal" special issues.

Meanwhile, exclusive photos from the February 25 launch party for REVOLVER Magazine's tattoo issue held at Paul Booth's Last Rites Studio in New York and hosted by Mistress Juliya of Fuse TV can be viewed online now at http://www.revolvermag.com/features/post/exclusive-photos-from-revolvers-tattoo-issue-launch-party-at-paul-boot/. Present were Paul Booth and his mom, Paula; bands including Acrassicauda and Violent Soho; sideshow performers Nik Sin, Serpentina, and Nelson Lugo; staffers of REVOLVER, RED, Tones of Death, MTV2's Headbangers Ball, Fuse, AOL Noisecreep, Metal Injection, and many others.

REVOLVER Magazine's tattoo issue—available on newsstands and in stores until May 10 and in REVOLVER's online store at http://bit.ly/tattooissue—features a striking cover image of Slayer's Kerry King and his legendary Paul Booth-inked head tattoo. King is pictured with blood dripping from his head onto his shoulders, an homage to Slayer's "Raining Blood." The March/April 2010 issue of REVOLVER includes the cover story "The History Of Tattoos In Hard Rock," an in-depth feature by writer Christopher R. Weingarten exploring when tattoos first became rock staples, how they have evolved, and their future. Interview subjects include Linkin Park's Chester Bennington, L.A. Ink's Kat Von D, Slayer's Kerry King, Mötley Crüe's Tommy Lee, tattoo artist Paul Booth, original rock star tattooist Lyle Tuttle and many others. The story also features sidebar pieces on the "The Hottest Female Tattoo Artists," "The Most Ridiculous Rocker Tattoo Fails," "How to Get Your First Tattoo," "The Most Painful Spots to Get Tattooed," and more.

The March/April issue of REVOLVER also features:


About REVOLVER Magazine

Revolver is the No. 1 hard-rock and heavy-metal destination in the world. In print for 10 years, the magazine takes readers into the studio, onto the stage, and behind the scenes, providing in-depth information, mind-blowing original photography, and hilarious insights they can't find anywhere else. The home of The Hottest Chicks in Metal, Revolver also covers horror movies, mixed martial arts, tattoos, action sports, and more. In 2009 Revolver threw the first-ever U.S. hard-rock and metal awards show, the Revolver Golden Gods, which was broadcasted on MTV2 and featured appearances by Ozzy Osbourne, Maynard Keenan, Lemmy Kilmister, Megadeth, Kat Von D, Slipknot, Olympic athlete Shaun White, the UFC's BJ Penn, and many others. Revolver sponsors over 20 hard-rock tours each year, including the Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival. Its website (www.revolvermag.com) features exclusive interviews, music and video, photo shoot outtakes, and contests. Revolver is also the official partner of GoTV for RevolverTV, the main home of hard rock and heavy metal programming on all mobile phones, producing new features weekly on over 200 mobile networks including the latest versions of Android and iPhone.