Bang Bang NYC
Posted April 8, 2015 at 5:10 am
Put your quarters away; there will be no more “Killer Queen” sessions on the Lower East Side. That’s right. It’s game over for WAKA WAKA, the short-lived indie gaming incubator on Clinton Street. It lasted about eight months. The whitebox hang spawned last July after Bang Bang took his infamous tattoo studio down to Broome […]
Posted September 10, 2014 at 5:25 am
Another contemporary tattoo artist – an A-list one, at that – is taking his place in the annals of Bowery ink history. Tattoo artist for the stars, Bang Bang, tells us that he just signed a new lease right off the Bowery. This news comes roughly five months after the departure from 26 Clinton Street. […]
Posted July 23, 2014 at 6:03 am
Drop of a hat, 26 Clinton is as playful as a pussycat. Here at the former tattoo studio of Bang Bang, the Killer Queen arcade experience is holding court. Boogie reader Lambert Jack snapped this photo of the twin cabinets sitting by their lonesome in the white-box space. We are told that this is a […]
Posted April 14, 2014 at 6:05 am
Bang, bang. It looks to be over. Tattooist for the stars, the venerable Bang Bang (aka Keith McCurdy), appears to have shuttered his two-year-old studio at 26 Clinton Street. The security gates are mostly closed and locked these days, and the storefront menu box is empty. Phone calls go unanswered, and the outgoing message reveals nothing […]
Posted July 19, 2013 at 11:00 am
Last time Justin Bieber and Bang Bang were concurrently in the news, the latter tattoo artist had found himself in some hot water
Posted April 8, 2013 at 6:33 am
Here he comes to ruin the day… Lower East Side tattooist-for-the-stars Bang Bang faces a $2,000 fine thanks to an incident inside his 26 Clinton Street parlor last June. It has recently come to light that the Canadian singer was given permission to ink a “muscular mouse” and the word “swaggy” on the owner’s leg. […]
Posted October 24, 2012 at 10:23 am
The 20-year-old tween idol stopped by Bang Bang’s unmarked Clinton Street tattoo parlor for some quick neck ink earlier this month.
Posted June 20, 2012 at 6:09 am
Rihanna was back on the Lower East Side Saturday afternoon for some additional ink. Her collection of indelibles grew to sixteen with the an Egyptian falcon shaped like a handgun.
Posted March 20, 2012 at 6:42 am
Being the trendy restaurant row that it is, upper Clinton Street on the Lower East Side is an unlikely destination of sorts for tattoo parlors. There is already one amidst the sea of gentrification, and in due course, a second will join the fold.