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Screamo Tattoos, Because Chaos Is Meme

Screamo Tattoos, Because Chaos Is Meme
Music2 min Read

There is so much happy here as we remember the legends of early 2000s screamo in tattoos

Look, I’m just going to come out and say this: more than one member of our staff was way into screamo music 15 years ago. We all go through embarrassing phases when we are younger, and, sometimes, the tattoo choice of a youthful mind can leave a haunting impression. Be it Pokemon nerd, band geek, or teen goth, we all have chapters from our lives we’d like to not revisit. But you know what, fuck it, we are not at all ashamed of our screamo days.

Circle Takes The Square back piece #circletakesthesquare #screamo #tree #roots
Matching Orchid tattoos #screamo #chaosisme #skramz
Sick pg 99 piece #screamo #skramz #pg99
I don't even care if this is real or not, if you get why this is hilarious, we should hang out #screamo #skramz #saetia
Cannot believe I don't know who this person with a Hot Cross/Iowa tattoo mashup is #hotcross #screamo #skramz #iowa #515
Another pg 99 piece #pg99 #screamo #skramz
pg 99/City of Caterpillar tattoo #screamo #skramz #pg99 #cityofceterpillar

*A note on the etymology of “skramz.” One day my friend Alex Bigman (of Seeing Means More fame) posted on the world’s premier screamo message board, VivaLaVinyl, and announced he was going to try to replace the word “screamo” with “skramz,” which he had coined, and see if it would catch on. The fact that a Google search returns over 75,000 results for “skramz” is a testament to the power of the internet that I am forever in awe of.


Servo Jefferson
Written byServo Jefferson

servo is a writer based in the tri-state area, though he is unsure what the third state actually is. when not writing about tattoos, servo runs a small record label, goes on countless tours and adventures, and enjoys putting together Japanese model kits of robots. the texture of Styrofoam makes him want to vomit.

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