Monday, May 16, 2011

Joey Knuckles in the house June 2-6!!

HST's favorite son, Joey Knuckles, will make his return to Columbus June 2-6! To take advantage of his guest spot and book an appointment, call- 614-294-8888, or email-

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

HST goes metal!!

I know, its been a while since my last post here, but spring is here and we at HST are lucky enough to be super busy! That dosen't mean we can't fit you in for a great tattoo, so don't hesitatate to come see us anytime! In other news, i have been working in secret for about 8 months now as the co-host of "metal shop" on 99.7 the blitz! Our show is dedicated to the heavist of metal, and can be heard sunday nights at 11 or streamed live to any computer at!!! I encourage you to check it out! I step outside my usual refined self and release my inner metalhead!! I might even give away some tattoo time for loyal listeners!! On the same note, metal shop will be hosting its one year anniversary this saturday at captain jacks at buckeye lake from 8-midnight with 6 great local metal bands, and plenty of suprises, so get on out there!!! So there it is...check back often and i'll do my best to update more often!!

Monday, March 28, 2011


this weekend only at HST!  industry giants DJ Minor from Atlanta and Chris Smith of DC invade the studio, and are available for all your tattoo needs!  DJ is big on highly detailed full color work, and Chris is one of the nations best traditional artists!!  for more info, email me ( and be sure to check them out here:

DJ Minor

Chris Smith

Saturday, February 19, 2011

Help us welcome HST's new manager!!!

Please join us in welcoming a new member to the HST staff!  Jimmy Schaub has been our website designer for a while now and is responsible for the amazing HST site!  He is super friendly and personable and has already made quite a difference in our marketing ability...Jimmy will be assisting me with all the goings on around the studio, as well as taking the lead in some of our marketing/charitable event coordination.  Jimmy can be reached at, by calling the studio (614) 294-8888 or through his personal business website!  Jimmy is an amazing website and graphic designer, and is always looking for new opportunities to help you grow your business!  We are excited to have him on board, part time for now (wed, friday&saturday) but we look forward to having him on full time starting in early spring!  Stop by and say hi, and let Jimmy set you up for your next great piece of HST artwork!  Thanks for your continued support of HST and with your help, I will continue to bring you more great services and "the mark of distinction that lasts a lifetime!"

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

HST crew re-joins our friends at Bone Collector 2-9-11

Those of you familiar with the hunting and outdoor world may know the name Michael Waddell...For those of you that don't follow the world of hunting, Mr. Waddell is known as the Bone Collector.  He and his two buddies are privledged to hunt game all over the globe, he has the number one hunting show on cable, and he endorses everything from guns and bows to Bone Collector toothbrush holders!  We were lucky enough last year to be invited by mr. Waddell to the countries biggest sports and outdoor show in Harrisburg PA, where the HSt crew did free Bone Collector tattoos on their loyal fans!  We are proud to have been invited back this year, and we will be hitting the road tomorrow to bring this opportunity back to these great folks!  The studio will be open normal hours all weekend, with myself, Aj and Drew making the trip to Harrisburg...For any of you that are HST fans in the Harrisburg area, please join us at this amazing event!  Just like last year, we will be tattooing the BC logo FREE OF CHARGE!  so come see us if you can, and as always, thank you for your continued support of HST!!
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Tuesday, February 1, 2011

BACK AT IT...News of the week 2-1-11

Happy February, I hope everyone likes ice!  I'm back at HST after a great hiatus and couldn't be more excited about all the goings on around the studio...First, I'd like to personally extend an invite to everyone to join Gunnar and the HST staff for Gunnars first art show since his return to Cbus...Gunnar will be presenting "Broken hearts and party hats" at the rivet gallery in the short north...The show is a collection of lovely paintings for the unloved and is a celebration of love lost...It will be unique and special, we hope to see everyone there!  In other news, We are currently in negotiation with the Bluestone music venue (formerly BOMA) and The other paper to bring you a unique st. Patricks day party that will include some lucky S.O.B. winning a trip to Ireland!  saty tuned for that, and as always, thanks for all your support, we hope to see you soon at HST!

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Its Been a bit...News 1-26-11

As some of you know that have stopped in the studio this month, you may have noticed that I have not been there...I would like to personally thank my staff and all our wonderful clients for giving me the opportunity to take some much needed time away from the studio...You can look forward to seeing me back in full starting Feb. 1, and I hope to see all of you soon...In other news, it looks like the HST crew will be returning to Harrisburg PA, for our annual collaboration with the great Michael Waddel and the Bone collector brotherhood...For those not in the know, these guys are famous hunters, and they thank their fans by throwing a huge party and inviting the HST crew to do tattoos on all their fans!  what a great set of guys and a super good time!  So if you are in the Harrisburg area, stop by and see us, and get yourself a free tattoo, Feb 9-12!  Well, I guess thats all for this week, as always, thank you for making HST your premier Columbus tattoo destination, and we hope to see you soon for "the mark of distinction that lasts a lifetime"