Vince Neil’s 26 Tattoos & Their Meanings

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.

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1. ‘Blue Evil Eye’ Tattoo

Vince All Seeing 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

Vince alphabet 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

Vince bicep 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

Vince Butt Tattoo

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.

5. ‘CCW’ Tattoo

Vince 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

Vince Liar Tattoo

Vince finger Tattoo

Tattoo: Vince’s right hand’s mid finger is inked with the word, ‘Liar’.

7. Design on Right Forearm



8. Outlined Cartoon Tattoo

Vince free hand drawing 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. It is actually an image of his dream Woman.

10. Tattoo on Left Bicep

Vince left bicep Tattoo

Tattoo: On his left bicep there is a tattoo that seems to be a snake wrapped around a sickle along with ‘Montlëy Crüe’ 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 rebirth.

12. Lion Tattoo

Vince Lion Portrait

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

Vince multiple tiny 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

Vince music 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 ‘Girls Girls Girls’ written on it.

16. ‘Cross Pendant’ Tattoo


Tattoo: Across his neck, there is a rosary bead tattoo along with a pendant in the shape of a cross which says his daughter’s name, Skylar on it. There exists a yellow-colored banner wrapped around the top of the cross that contains the word that can be read as, ‘STAY STRONG’.

Meaning: Rosary beads and crosses 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 the prolonged battle that he has overcome in life.

18. ‘V’ Tattoo

Vince Neil Left Arm 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

Vince Neil pawprints 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

Vince Right Arm Tattoo

Tattoo: There is a girl in a cloak inked on the inner side of Neil’s left arm.

21. Roses on Right Arm Tattoo

Vince 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

Vince shaded patterns Tattoo

23. ‘SINNER’ Tattoo

Vince SINNER Tattoo

Tattoo: On his left inner bicep there is a tattoo that can be read as, ‘SINNER’.

24. ‘Skull’ Tattoo

Vince Skull Mask 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

Vince skull on bicep 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

Vince watch bracelet Tattoo

27. Arm Tattoos

Vince Neil

Vince Neil’s arms are intricately inked with multiple designs and tattooed. However, he has never revealed them much, neither many pictures are available of his uncovered arms where he displays his tattoos completely.

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