Summer NAMM 2011: Planet Waves launches Beatles Guitar Tattoos

If you don't love The Beatles, you are dead inside. That is a medical fact. Now you can show the world that you love the Fab Four with a new range of officially-licensed Beatles Guitar Tattoos from Planet Waves.

Here's the official skinny:

"Planet Waves is proud to announce the exciting launch of Beatles Guitar Tattoos. These retro and nostalgic designs provide historical Beatles artwork to celebrate the music and artistry of the ever-influential band. These Guitar Tattoos from Planet Waves are sure to set players apart. Now guitars can be easily customized without expensive paint jobs!

"'Anyone that knows me knows that I have been a devoted Beatles fan from the beginning,' says D'Addario & Company CEO, Jim D'Addario. 'I understand what the Beatles meant to music and the industry, and I am thrilled to share this new collection of Guitar Tattoos to complement our line of straps and picks. What a great way to share with other faithful Beatles fans around the world!'

"The Beatles Guitar Tattoos will retail for $6.49 and will be available from 15 July 2011.

"For more information on Planet Waves' Beatles gear, including the best-selling straps and picks, please visit For more information on Planet Waves' full line of products, visit For more information on the Beatles, please visit"

Chris Vinnicombe worked with us here on the MusicRadar team from the site's initial launch way back in 2007, and also contributed to Guitarist magazine as Features Editor until 2014, as well as Total Guitar magazine, amongst others. These days he can be found at Gibson Guitars, where he is editor-in-chief.