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Sonata Arctica Comment On Getting Tattoos In Hollywood

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On Friday, April 23rd, Sonata Arctica keyboard player Henrik “Henkka” Klingenberg and bassist Marko Paasikoski ventured out to Kat Von D’s High Voltage Tattoo in Hollywood for some ink work. The “Skull in a Top Hat” design on Klingenberg’s left forearm took roughly 90 minutes to complete. Paasikoski’s Chinese-styled dragon on the upper left arm took about four hours.

Klingenberg states: "Ever since we found out about the possibility to get some ink done at High Voltage Tattoo, I nearly freaked out. Now having been there and done that, I can easily say that it was the best tattoo experience I've ever had. The atmosphere and overall feel of the place was great. Adam Forman - who did our tattoos - was fuckin' amazing... great vision and talent. Cheers and a big thanks... and I'll sure be back the next time we're in L.A."

Read more about the experience on Henkka’s exclusive tour blog for at this location. The remaining dates on Sonata Arctica's current headlining tour with Mutiny Within and Powerglove are as follows:

04/27/10 Emo’s – Austin, TX
04/28/10 Meridian – Houston, TX
04/29/10 The Marquee – Tulsa, OK
04/30/10 The Masquerade – Atlanta, GA
05/01/10 Volume 11 – Raleigh, NC
05/02/10 Jaxx Nightclub – W. Springfield, VA

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1. RTB writes:

Theyre are so many bad looking tattoo's out there...lead singer from SSilence, kristen formally of winds of plaque, most of the denver nuggets to name a few, ya it looks cool i guess when your young, but age catches up with everyone....when you hit 50 or so and that battle ship you got on your chest looks a blob of ink because your skin is turning into turkey flab, its gotta look depressing....i ll never understand it....

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2. Jenny writes:

I intend to get a tat on my left shoulder blade once I'm older. Figured that's a decent spot to avoid the downfall of things, ha.

Paasikoski’s Chinese-styled dragon looks pretty cool.

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