The Skinny: On a low-key, sunny Labour Day (Monday, September 7th), Bjorn “Speed” Strid, Soilwork’s powerhouse frontman sat down with us to discuss the stories behind a whole bunch of his tattoos. This is our debut episode of Tattoo Talk which features our popular text interviews now in video! Which tattoo was Strid’s first, or maybe his most painful? Find out here!


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