ink master gets a fresh coat of paint.
The reality competition series, which features some of the world’s best tattoo artists as they compete, is getting a makeover for its new season, which premieres Sept. 7 on Paramount+.
Joel Maddenlead singer for Sweet Charlotte, will join the show as a new host. Meanwhile, the season eight winner ryan ashleycelebrity tattoo artist Nikko Hurtado and industry veteran Friend James will serve as judges.
David Navarowho served as host for ink masterThe first 13 seasons of, returns as a master of chaos, according to Paramount+, introducing crazy twists and game-changing bombshells to the competition.
In the new season, “fan-favorite legendary artists return to compete in the ultimate tattoo competition,” according to the streamer. “Artists will compete and take on some of the biggest, most exciting and epic challenges in the history of the contest, all for the biggest grand prize yet: $250,000 and the title of ink master.”
Although the contestants have yet to be announced, it looks like they better be ready for battle.
“Legends will have to prove they have the high-level skills that define a ink master aside: composition, precision, color theory, finesse, stamina and stamina,” according to Paramount+. “With the stakes higher than they’ve ever been, one misstep could send them home and, in the end, only one artist will walk away with the title.”