Vincent Neil Wharton is an American Musician and is highly acclaimed to be one of the most tattooed American musicians. Vince was also imprisoned after being convicted of vehicular manslaughter in the 1984 death of Hanoi Rocks drummer Nicholas “Razzle” Dingley. His love for tattoos was made public when he opened up his own ‘Vince Neil Ink’ tattoo shop in 2006, in Las Vegas. Let us analyze the stories behind Vince’s beautiful body tattoos and his deep-rooted love for inks.
1. ‘Blue Evil Eye’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On the inner side of his right forearm, Vince has got a small blue colored evil eye tattoo.
Meaning: Evil eye tattoo is used as the symbol of protection against evil spirits, wrongdoings, and holds a way for positive energy and attitude.
2. ‘Alphabets’ Tattoo
Tattoo: There are italicized and bold letters inked on the inner side of his right forearm which can be read as, ‘A. B’
3. ‘Butterfly’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On Vince’s right bicep there is a round logo that contains the image of the butterfly in the light-colored shade.
4. Tattoo on butt
Tattoo: On his right butt cheek there is a tattoo that has obviously not been revealed by Vince ever. There is a single picture of the same which was also revealed on Instagram by the id, ‘Team Vince’ which works for him.
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5. ‘CCW’ Tattoo
Tattoo: There is an acronym inked on his right shoulder that can be read as, ‘C.C.W’. Under is we can also see a half-moon followed by barbed wire on its surrounding.
6. Liar Tattoo
Tattoo: Vince’s right hand’s mid finger is inked with the word, ‘Liar’.
7. Design on Right Forearm
8. Outlined Cartoon Tattoo
Tattoo: On Vince’s left inner bicep we can see a red-colored animated weird character
9. ‘Naked Lady with a Pole’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On his left forearm there is a semi-naked woman in her undies, who is seen clinging to a pole.
10. Tattoo on Left Bicep
Tattoo: On his left bicep there is a tattoo that seems to be a snake wrapped around a sickle along with some words written above it. However, the tattoo is now shadowed and covered with a very intricate design covering the whole of his left upper arm.
11. ‘Lizard’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Vince’s left forearm is inked with a huge lizard.
Meaning: Lizard tattoos have different meanings according to different beliefs and religions. As per Christians, Lizards is the symbol of bad and evil whereas, others believe it to be the symbol of rebirth, whereas some people consider it to be a symbol of marital unhappiness and pain. Most commonly, they are used as the symbol of regeneration and rebirths.
12. Lion Tattoo
Tattoo: On his right inner forearm there is a very faded ink which is actually a lion in standing posture.
Meaning: Lion symbolizes the bravery and courage of Vince. Thus, shows us the challenging behavior as to how he believes in overcoming all the difficulties of his life.
13. ‘Multiple Black Stars’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Vince’s left forearm is completely covered with tiny black stars.
Meaning: Stars are the symbol of guiding lights. They symbolize protection, guidance, hope, and good luck.
14. ‘Musical Notes’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Musical notes in his left inner bicep.
Meaning: Musical notes are the symbol of the fact that Vince is a great musician and he shares a deep connection with the music world, professionally.
15. ‘Naked Girl’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Vince’s right forearm is tattooed with another naked woman’s portrait which also carries a banner wrapped around that carries some words written inside it.
16. ‘Cross Pendant’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Across his neck, there is a rosary beads tattoo along with the pendant in the shape of a cross. There exists a yellow-colored banner wrapped around the top of the cross and contains the word that can be read as, ‘STAY STRONG’.
Meaning: Rosary beads and cross symbolize his religious beliefs and faith. Rosary beads symbolize that Vince Neil is Christian and more specifically a Catholic.
17. Barbed Wire Tattoo
Tattoo: Vince’s right upper arm is wrapped with barbed wire.
Meaning: Barbed wire is the symbol that the person might have been in prison or his prolonged battle that he has overcome in life.
18. ‘V’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Musical notes are overlapped with the letter V.
Meaning: Musical notes as we know represent Vince’s profession i.e. musical career but, the letter V over the musical notes tells us about his love and passion for music and how close he feels connected to be with music, as the letter V, represents the initial for Vince’s name.
19. ‘Paw Prints’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Vince’s right inner bicep is inked with a huge number of tiny paw prints.
Meaning: Pawprints are the most common way of showing love for a deceased pet.
20. Girl in a cloak Tattoo
Tattoo: There is a girl in cloak inked on the inner side of Neil’s left inner arm.
21. Roses on Right Arm Tattoo
Tattoo: Vince’s tattoos seem to be faded now and one of them as we can see above is the collection of roses that lay on his right wrist.
Meaning: Roses, as we know, are the symbol of love, romance, and affection
22. Shaded Patterns on the right upper arm
23. ‘SINNER’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On his left inner bicep there is a tattoo that can be read as, ‘SINNER’.
24. ‘Skull’ Tattoo
Tattoo: His arm is also inked with a skull mask followed by some stars and dotted patterns all around.
Meaning: This weird looking skull mask is the symbol of death and evil. However, it can also represent Vince’s strength and courage to overcome difficulties in his life confidently.
25. Skull with Checkered Flag Tattoo
Tattoo: On the top of his left shoulder there is a checkered flag tattooed which has the skull in its center.
26. Bracelet Tattoo
27. Arm Tattoos
Vince Neil’s arms are intricately inked with multiple designs and tattooed. However, he has never revealed them much, neither many pictures are available for his uncovered arms where he displays his tattoos completely.