For the ninth year in a row music lovers and tattoo culture seekers joined at the Travis Barker’s (Blink 182) Musink Festival. Held at the Orange County Event Center and Fairgrounds in California and featured headliners Snoop Dogg, Deftones, and Circa Survive, as well as the Transplants come back show, Yelawolf, Taking Back Sunday, Plague Vendor, Atreyu, Face to Face, Spirit In The Room and more.
Rap legend Snoop Dogg headlined Friday night, playing for a hometown crowd. He played a slew of his biggest hits and party jams to an enthusiastic crowd singing along. Barker’s own band Transplants also performed as well as rap rockers in Yelawolf.
Deftones closed Saturday night out in style, gearing up to their release of their new album Gore (Warner Brothers), Taking Back Sunday, Plague Vendor
Circa Survive brought the musical portion of the fest to a close on Sunday, along with Atreyu and Face To Face.
Master tattooists such as Paul Booth, Gtc’s Tattooland, Spotlight Tattoo, Freddy Negrete, Shamrock Social Club, Nikko Hurtado, Royal Peacock Tattoo, Gold Rush Tattoo, Oliver Peck, Nspired1, Robert Atkinson, Oc Tattoo, Corey Miller, Baba, Franco Vescovi, Boog, Bj Betts, Carlos Torres, Norm, Little Linda, Carlos Rojas, Dan Smith, Shaun Topper, Rich Pineda, Yushi met and worked on attendees all weekend.
Musink also featured the ever popular Miss Musink contest and a classic car show. We look forward to next years’ installment. In the meantime check out this photo set from Meg Loyal Photography, on hand to document it for Ghost Cult.