We look at them all...
Pritham Bhatia

12:26 29th February 2012

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It seems tattoos have always gone hand in hand with music and rockers – as well as copious amounts of alcohol.

Now that Alex Turner lives the jet setting life around the globe it seems he was inspired to get his homeland of Yorkshire tattooed on his right arm.

Inspired by Turner, Gigwise has put together a gallery of some of the greatest tattoos in music (and some not so).

From the likes of Ozzy Osbourne and Blink-182's Travis Barker to Sleigh Bells' Alexis Krauss it seems you can get tattoos of anything these days.

Have we missed any? Leave your comments below.

  • Beth Ditto of The Gossip - Hello sailor! (pic: Shirlaine Forrest)

  • Flea of Red Hot Chili Peppers - Amongst Flea's many tattoos is one of Jimi Hendrix much respect! (wenn)

  • Pete Doherty: As well as a Libertines tattoo along his arm Mr Doherty has a tattoo on his neck of his son's name Astile. (PR Photos)

  • Pete Doherty: Here'another tattoo Babyshambles (wenn)

  • P Diddy - He may have an ego to match his bank balance, but surely touting yourself as the son of God is going a bit far?! (wenn)

  • Bif Naked - The Canadian rocker is literally plastered in tattoos. (wenn)

  • Robbie Williams - He may be a twerp of the highest order, but we've got to give it to him, that Lion tattoo is fucking awesome.

  • Ben Harper - Tribal tattoos are Mr Harper's speciality. (wenn)

  • Marilyn Manson - The antichrist superstar has covered his body in tattoos of all kinds of demonic figures. Naturally! (wenn)

  • Brodie Dalle - The Distillers frontwoman is an icon of cool to many, and she has the tattoos to match.

  • Angry Anderson of Rose Tattoo %u2013 He%u2019s angry, he%u2019s in the Aussie rock band Rose Tattoo and his arms are covered in tats. We%u2019re sure one of them is a rose%u2026 (wenn)

  • B-Real of Cypress Hill - Like a number of people on the list, B Real has gone for blanket arm coverage. (wenn)

  • Lenny Kravitz - His musical output may be of disparate quality, but there's no denying Lenny Kravitz'S tattoos are cool as fuck.

  • Pete Wentz of Fall Out Boy fame %u2013 He keeps them hidden most of the time, but surprising Mr Wentz has got over 36 tattoos. (wenn)

  • Eminem %u2013 As his career and waistline has expanded, so has the number of Em%u2019s tattoos. (wenn)

  • 50 Cent - Just like his mate Eminem, old Fiddy boY's arms are plastered in tattoos.

  • Everlast - He may have disappeared into obscurity, but we still remember that that skull tattoo is fucking awesome.

  • Fred Durst of Limp Bizkit - From where we're looking, Fred Durst has a penchant for scaly, reptilian type tattoos. (wenn)

  • Henry Rollins - The ex Black Flag frontman has had a penchant for tattoos for decades and even likes to whip them out when he's reciting poetry. (wenn)

  • Kerry King of Slayer -Together with his beard and huge frame, Kerry King's tattoos make him one intimidating looking man. (wenn)

  • M Shadows of Avenged Sevenfold - We could have picked any member of Avenged Sevenfold, but Mr Shadows wins for his clichéd cobweb tattoos on his elbows. (wenn)

  • Wil Francis of Aiden - His tattoos and makeup combine to make one proper horrorshow look. (wenn)

  • Frank Carter of Gallows- With his pasty white skin and blue tattoos, Frank Carter in many ways looks like a lump of stilton. With a carrot on top, of course.

  • Travis Barker of Blink 182

  • Evan Seinfeld, formerly of Biohazard - The rocker has so many tattoos; you can almost hear Frank Carter weeping. One mean looking mofo who has moved into the porn world and married Tera Patrick. (wenn)

  • Alexis Krauss from American Noise-Pop Duo 'Sleigh Bells'

  • Ana-Matronic from 'The Scissor Sisters' has ink on her shoulder imitating bionic circuitry. Very appropriate for her name!

  • Florence Welch of "Florence + The Machine" has some interesting art on her finger

  • Jared Leto from 30 Seconds To Mars has triad and geometrical shapes on his elbows.

  • Lady Gaga has some floral print on her waist

  • Rocker Ozzy Osbourne has sleeves dating back to Black Sabbath days

  • Pete Wentz from "Fall Out Boy" has ink on his arm as well as below his belly-button

  • Rihanna has some ink down her back as well as an extensive collection

  • Simon Neil from Biffy Clyro has some incredible Leonardo Da Vinci inspired artwork on his torso

  • Tommy Lee of Motley Crue fame has ink all over his chest

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