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Kat Von D Tattoos Lemmy of Motorhead On L.A. Ink

Posted in Motorhead with tags , , on January 8, 2009 by gearsofrock

Kat Von DAccording to katvond.net, Lemmy Kilmister of Motörhead will be tattooed by Kat Von D on tonight’s LA Ink. The episode airs at 10 p.m. eastern on TLC.

Next week’s show will feature another appearance by Kat’s boyfriend Nikki Sixx of Mötley Crüe.

Update 1/9: Lemmy was his usual awesome self on last night’s L.A. Ink episode. He went into Kat’s tattoo parlor to refresh two old and faded forearm tattoos.

Kat outlined the lettering of his “Born to lose” tattoo in white making the words easier to read and put some new ink over the rest.

Lemmy mentioned that Motörhead’s recent album, Motörizer, was the first to appear on the US Top 100 chart.

“We’re not cute enough for America,” said Lemmy.

Watch Kat Von D tattoo Lemmy:

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Kat Von D Renovates Nikki Sixx’s Studio on L.A. Ink

Posted in Motley Crue, Sixx:A.M. with tags , , , , , on December 19, 2008 by gearsofrock

Kat Von DLast night, Nikki Sixx [Mötley Crüe] made another appearance on TLC’s L.A. Ink with girlfriend Kat Von D. Sixx wanted to renovate his “Funny Farm” studio for all of his “creative stuff.”

Von D provided interior design assistance, deciding to transform the space into a “medical room,” a “hooker’s den,” and “Bela Lugosi’s library.”

The finished studio contained a tin ceiling, a spray painted baby, a prosthetic leg, a demonic baby carriage, meat hooks, skulls, crucifixes, taxidermy and a medical chair.

“We can even have sex on it,” said Kat Von D of the chair.

Sixx really loved his studio upon his return from the Mötley Crüe tour.

“We are like the same person,” said Sixx. “I’m blown away.”

Sixx has appeared on several episodes of L.A. Ink this season—He got a tattoo of guitarist Mick Mars on his leg and also wrote the foreword for Von D’s book.

Watch Part One:

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Watch Motley Crue’s Nikki Sixx and Mick Mars on LA Ink

Posted in Motley Crue with tags , , on October 21, 2008 by gearsofrock

Crüeheads and rock addicts should check out LA Ink this Thursday, Oct. 23 on TLC at 10 pm [EST].

Here is more on the episode from motley.com:

“Katherine [Kat Von D, star of ‘L.A. Ink’ and Nikki’s current girlfriend] tattooed a killer portrait of Mick Mars [MÖTLEY CRÜE guitarist] on my leg and we got to surprise him with it at the Los Angeles Crüe Fest show. It was a pretty emotional roller coaster ride to share the whole experience with Katherine, from the beginning of the idea to the end when we finally show Mick.

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Addendum [11/20/08]: Watch the segemnt of the episode with Kat, Nikki, and Mick below