The Texas Showdown has begun and, on top of all the great national bands and tattoo artists out there, there are plenty of local locos on hand also.

The Texas Showdown is today through Sunday featuring bands like Pop Evil, Yelawolf featuring Travis Barker, Hollywood Undead, Limp Bizkit, DJ Starscream (Sid, from Slipknot), The Offspring and more.

A couple of local locos are also on the bill, Bash and Andromeda Theory. Andromeda Theory recently scored twice in the What's Up "Best Of The Best" awards, landing the best band and best video honors. Catch Andromeda Theory Saturday at about 12:30pm and Bash perform Sunday around 3:00pm.

National tattooists include artists from TV shows like Ink Master, Tattoo Nightmares: Miami, L. A. Ink and more. There will also be plenty of local tattoo studios on hand like House Of Pain, Pumping Ink, Golden Goose, Blue Panda, and many more. And, yes, they will all be tattooing onsite!

More info at texastattooshowdownfestival.com and on facebook, see 'ya there!

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