“Ink Grasp” premiered in 2012 and ran for 13 consecutive seasons, changing into one of many greatest tattoo reveals on tv. It fairly actually modified the trade and launched audiences to lots of our favourite artists—similar to Ryan Ashley, Cleen Rock One, Kelly Doty, DJ Tambe, Anthony Michaels, and so on. The sequence took a hiatus in 2020, after the thirteenth season. Followers have been not sure whether or not the present could be making a return or if one other competitors sequence could be taking its place.
On February 24, 2021 it was introduced that “Ink Grasp” could be introduced again for Paramount+ on September 7, 2022. Little was identified about who could be concerned and the way it could play out, till now.
On August 5, 2022 “Ink Grasp” formally revealed their new crop of judges—which incorporates each acquainted and unfamiliar faces to the franchise. The primary is musician Joel Madden of the pop punk band “Good Charlotte,” who would be the sequence’ new host.
It ought to come as no shock that season 8 winner Ryan Ashley DiCristina was chosen to be a everlasting choose. DiCristina grew to become the franchise’s first feminine winner and went on to host a spin-off sequence, “Ink Grasp: Angels” alongside fellow season 8 rivals Kelly Doty and Nikki Simpson. DiCristina has additionally appeared on the duvet of Inked Journal thrice and focuses on decorative jewellery model tattooing.
The subsequent winner is arguably some of the famend tattoo artists of all time, Nikko Hurtado. Hurtado made visitor apperances on episodes of “LA Ink” and “Ink Grasp,” however he is finest identified for his contributions to the model of shade realism. Hurtado has additionally inked various excessive profile celebrities together with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Tess Holliday and Amber Rose. Hurtado has appeared on the duvet of “Freshly Inked” and focuses on shade realism.
Ami James has grow to be a staple of tattoo tv and continues his legacy because the third choose on “Ink Grasp.” James first gained recognition by showing on “Miami Ink” after which starred in “NY Ink” from 2011 till 2013. James focuses on conventional Japanese tattooing.
Final however definitely not least, Dave Navarro is again. Navarro gained recognition because the lead guitarist of Jane’s Habit. Navarro was the host and arguably, the face, of “Ink Grasp” for the primary 13 seasons. Now, Navarro will return because the Grasp of Chaos—introducing thrilling twists and recreation adjustments to the competitors. Navarro has appeared on the duvet of Inked Journal and has been getting tattooed by famend tattoo artists for many years.
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