Tom Fogarty getting tattooed in Italy by Gian Maurizio Fercioni

A Big Fuckoff List of Tattooists

April 7th, 2018

You know when you’re writing and stuff, be it a blog post, or book, a thesis, police statement, the occasional letter to the reader’s page of Razzle etcetera –...

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Ouija Board - by Tom Fogarty

Tom’s Guide to SEO

August 10th, 2017

SEO stands for Search Engine Optimisation and is a way of fine-tuning your website’s content so that it appears higher in the search engine results when people browse for...

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September 8th, 2016

The 3rd of July this year marked the 45th anniversary of Jim Morrison’s death. As controversial frontman of The Doors, Morrison was my first rock hero, and played no...

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The Curse of Count Macula

July 8th, 2015

I’m a man of simple tastes and sensibilities. I like what I like and I know which way my butter is sliced, and this is why my incoming Instagram...

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Tattoo Stats

April 6th, 2015

One of my most popular blog posts was back in 2010 where I listed out all my tattoos and the meanings behind them. Needless to say, I’ve had quite...

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List Mania 6: 10 Gigs I Wish I Could Have Seen

December 3rd, 2012

Monday night used to be my Monday Night List Mania feature… (well it was on 5 occassions last year anyway). I thought I’d start doing it again, at least...

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Happy Birthday GG Allin (and Michael Jackson)

August 30th, 2012

Yesterday (29th August) was my hero, GG Allin’s birthday. Well it would have been – had he still been alive. Despite being a massive fan, I only found this...

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tomfogarty.com - old site

Hello world!

July 8th, 2012

So I’ve revamped my site after a long hiatus and I thought I’d kick off by using the classic “Hello World!” blog post. I’ve tried to make the site...

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RIP GG Allin: 29 August 1956 – 28 June 1993

June 27th, 2012

On this day 19 years ago, GG Allin died of a heroin overdose. Probably my favourite performer of all time, GG was a complete maniac, out of control both...

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GG Allin Funeral

January 28th, 2012

This week I’m heading up to Staffordshire for a family funeral on Monday. I’m not really looking forward to it and it’ll be odd to see my family after...

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Tom Fogarty Poem

October 30th, 2011

I’ve had some dark days (and nights) recently, and I don’t want this to turn in to some dreary emo/gothic blog. So with that in mind, I’m going to...

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LunaChicks – Say What You Mean

September 21st, 2011

Following on the musical theme this week, here’s another of my favourite songs. It’s from a (now defunct) punk rock female outfit back in the late 1990s – The...

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Werewolves of London

September 19th, 2011

I’ve got a busy week ahead, but my aim is still to try and blog every day while I have the internet handy. I decided I’m going to post...

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GG Allin – Bite It You Scum

August 14th, 2011

GG Allin was cool. Here’s a nice video to share on a Sunday morning. Enjoy!

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Hybrid Moments

April 3rd, 2011

If I could go back in time to see any band in their prime, I think I would choose The Misfits – a horror punk band from New Jersey,...

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List Mania 3: Hellraisers

March 14th, 2011

I’ve gone off the rails a bit lately – and this weekend seemed to be the pinnacle of that. The highs have been very high and the lows have...

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List Mania!

February 28th, 2011

Everyone knows that Mondays are shit. It’s just the way it is. The true pessimist knows that Tuesdays, however, are far worse. When Monday arrives you normally get empowered...

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GG Allin Tattoo

GG Allin Tattoo – Update

January 6th, 2011

This tattoo didn’t heal too well in the end. Some body parts have a tendency to reject ink, and the heal is one of those spots. I’m one of...

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GG Allin Tattoo

GG Allin Homemade Tattoo

January 3rd, 2011

I did this over Xmas. It looks a bit crap but I’m really pleased with it. It’s a tribute to GG Allin, who had this tattoo on his chest....

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