For more than 20 years, Kingpin Pre-Made Needles have been built by hand using textured 316L surgical stainless steel pins that offer lasting skin penetration with superior ink retention. All Kingpin Needles are crafted using a lab certified lead free silver bearing solder for maximum safety.
Johannes is a Dutch tattooer based out of the North Shore of Boston, MA (USA). He has been involved in body modification since 1999, and has lived and worked across the globe. Melding traditional Dutch and western European influences with classic Americana, Johannes adds a unique voice to the Western Traditional style that characterizes his work. He prides himself on making tattoos that “look like tattoos.” He is also active in flash painting, and enjoys keeping the spirit of the classics alive.
When not tattooing or painting, Johannes enjoys being a dog-dad to his overweight Chihuahua, going to punk/hardcore shows, and being recognized once a year as the ex-singer/guitarist of Spirit 84 and The Dead Scenestars.He can be found working at his own studio Black Stallion Tattoo in Lynn MA, at conventions, and doing domestic and international guest spots.