Q&A: Megan Massacre’s rise to tattoo-artist credibility

If you’ve seen NY Ink or America’s Worst Tattoos on TLC, you know tattoo artist Megan Massacre as the petite, countercultural sparkplug with a vibrant color palette. But contrary to how easy she makes it look on TV, the southeastern Pennsylvania native didn’t get here overnight.

Veruca Salt @ Lincoln Hall, 7/12/14

Photos: Veruca Salt @ Lincoln Hall (Chicago), 7/12/14

On Saturday, the reunited Veruca Salt played the first of two Chicago shows in three nights, celebrating the 20th anniversary of American Thighs with the dueling harmonies and dirty riffs of singer-guitarists Nina Gordon and Louise Post.