Rock & Tats Concert Series Lineup

Get ready to rock out all weekend at the InkedOutNJ Tattoo Show at the Meadowlands in New Jersey! Join us for an electrifying weekend of ink and music.

On Friday, September 15th, the American band Grey Daze is a powerhouse of sound. The incredible and hard-hitting Country Rock band Mario Barth & About Kings is closing the night.

Saturday, September 16th, 2023, we present the “Rock & Tats” All-Star Band, featuring Brent Woods, Todd Kerns, and Brent Fitz. Joining the band on stage will be TAIME DOWNE of Faster Pussycat, PHIL LEWIS of LA Guns, and a special guest appearance by SEBASTIAN BACH, the original voice of Skid Row. Just added! Stephen Pearcy from Ratt.

Sunday, September 17th, 2023, will include local favorite Going Down, a British blues rock band. Then, embark on an electrifying sonic odyssey with Once an Outlaw, a boundary-defying band whose explosive sound weaves together rock ‘n’ roll’s raw energy, soulful blues, and folk-inspired storytelling.

3 Day Weekend passes for concerts, including the tattoo show, are only $75! Get your tickets today.

Don’t miss out on this unforgettable event celebrating the art of ink and the power of rock! 🤘🎸 


Hosted by Eddie Trunk


Eddie Trunk is a 40 + year music industry veteran who began his career in 1983 and has built a reputation for being one of the most respected personalities in the world of Rock, Hard Rock and Heavy Metal. Eddie has spent time as a record executive and has also worked in artist management, but has really found his calling as a broadcaster, host and interviewer on radio and TV.

Eddie hosts countless rock shows, cruises, and festivals regularly. He also regularly appears on the road performing live speaking shows. In 2023, Eddie reunited with his former That Metal Show hosts, Don Jamieson and Jim Florentine, for a new YouTube rock talk/interview show called That Rocks!

Friday, September 15th


Formed in 1993 in Phoenix, Arizona by Sean Dowdell, Jonathan Krause, Steve Mitchell and Chester Bennington, Grey Daze underwent several line-up changes over the subsequent years and, once the band’s lead singer Chester Bennington and then-current bassist Mace Beyers had decided to leave the band around late-1998, formed into a completely different band.



Prepare for a high-voltage experience with Las Vegas’ rock sensation Mario Barth & About Kings! Led by the multi-talented Mario Barth, this band draws inspiration from legends like Brantley Gilbert, AC/DC, and Guns N’ Roses, infusing their music with a modern twist. In 2022, they burst onto the scene with “Three Chords & the Truth,” reaching number 41 on the Billboard Country Indicator Chart. They conquered Germany’s iTunes Country Chart, hitting number one with “Heaven on Down the Highway” and climbing to 44 on the Billboard chart.

Their videos have garnered over 14 million views in under two years, turning YouTube into their electrifying stage. Their live shows are legendary, consistently selling out and leaving fans craving more.

Mario Barth & About Kings recently scored an indie chart-topper, solidifying their place in the music industry. They’ve also been thrilling audiences worldwide as the support act for Austrian superstar Andreas Gabalier, leaving fans spellbound in every city.

Mario Barth & About Kings are poised to revolutionize hard country rock with their meteoric rise, captivating live performances, and unshakable dedication. Join this epic journey; secure your tickets and be part of rock history!


Saturday, September 16th


Genres: Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Glam Rock, Glam Metal
Occupation: guitarist, composer, producer, engineer
Associated acts: Wildside, Sebastian Bach

Born and raised in Burbank, California, Brent Woods started playing the guitar at the age of 12 and was a student of the legendary Randy Rhoads.

He was signed to Capitol Records in 1990 with his Los Angeles based group Wildside. Brent has played and performed guitar for artists such as Vince Neil of Motley Crue, Sebastian Bach the original voice of Skid Row, as well as Tony and Emmy Award winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth, from the Broadway Musical “Wicked”. He has also worked on many Films, TV shows and artists including KISS.



Todd Kerns is a multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, and producer. He is most noted for being the bass player and back up singer in “Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators”, and for being the front man of “The Age of Electric”. In more recent years he has been making his mark as a singer- songwriter with his sold out acoustic performances.

While touring the world, playing to sold out audiences, he has had the opportunity to share the stage with some of rocks biggest names, including some of his own personal heroes. Some of those names include, Slash, Lemmy, Alice Cooper, Rick Nielsen, Duff McKagan, Adam Levine, Fergie, Bill Murray, Sammy Hagar, Michael Monroe and Sylvain Sylvain to name a few.



Brent Fitz is a Canadian / American musician and multi-instrumentalist. In his career, he has worked with Slash, Myles Kennedy, Theory of a Deadman, Alice Cooper, Vince Neil, Union, Gene Simmons, The Guess Who, Brad Whitford from Aerosmith, Derek St. Holmes, Ronnie Montrose, Indigenous, Lamya, Streetheart, Harlequin, Sass Jordan, and Econoline Crush.



Phil Lewis is an English singer and musician, best known as the vocalist and occasional guitarist for the American glam metal band L.A. Guns.



Taime Downe is an American musician best known as the lead singer of the 1980s hard rock/glam metal band Faster Pussycat.



Sebastian Bach is a Canadian-American singer who achieved mainstream success as the frontman and original voice of the hard rock band Skid Row from 1987 to 1996. He has acted on Broadway and has made appearances in film and television such as Trailer Park Boys and Gilmore Girls.



As the founder, lead singer, and songwriter of the metal rock band RATT, Stephen Pearcy led his creation to Mega Multi-Platinum Success Year After Year from 1984 – 1991. Capturing critical acclaim for his performances, style, and uniquely salacious vocals. Pearcy formed RATT in Los Angeles in 1982 from his previous band, Mickey RATT. Known for their overtly sexual appearance, rebellious attitude, and take-no-prisoner approach to metal, Atlantic Records recognized RATT’s potential and star power, thus signing the band to a contract resulting in the 1984 album “Out of the Cellar,” which became one of many multi-platinum successes.


Sunday, September 17th

Going Down Band

Going Down

The beloved British Blues rock sensation that’s been rocking the local scene. Comprised of the extraordinary talents of Jimmy Heady, Jeff Gellis, Jonn Fruend, and Bobby Sushko, this band is a true musical powerhouse. Drawing inspiration from legends like Beck, Bowie, and Cream, Going Down creates an authentic and captivating sound. Each member brings a wealth of experience, with credentials that include Gary US Bonds, Blood Sweat & Tears, UnBrothers Band, and Papa Hoodoo. From Jimmy Heady’s unforgettable contributions to Gary US Bonds to Jeff Gellis’s bass artistry that’s graced global stages alongside the likes of David Clayton Thomas, every note is infused with their remarkable journey. Jonn Fruend, the dynamic lead vocalist of UnBrothers Band, and the skillful guitarist Bobby Sushko, renowned for his work with Papa Hoodoo blues band, complete this exceptional lineup. Going Down isn’t just a band; it’s musical artistry



Once an Outlaw Band featuring Chris Anderson of the Outlaws is a powerhouse guitar-driven blues/southern rock experience. Fronted by renowned guitarist/vocalist, Chris Anderson and supported by an all-star lineup of musicians, Once an Outlaw Band is a must for any guitar, blues, or southern rock fan.

Inked Out NJ 2023 Tour Poster