About Us


Headbangers Con is the first to market! We are the only convention dedicated entirely to the fandom and culture of all things Rock-N-Roll!

Fans always get see the bands…but do they ever get to meet them?! How and where can they get autographs and photos with their favorite Rock stars of yesterday and today? How would fans ever be able to sit in the same room as music icons and personally hear the sex, drugs and Rock-N-Roll stories that they only ever get to read about? Where would they ever learn tips and tricks for playing music other than an old DVDs? Now, all of these experiences can meet in one place…   


Walk right up to your favorite iconic Rock star's booths to meet them and get a photo, instrument, or collectible autographed. Get professionally taken photos in a private booth with the stars, or even legendary groups of Rock stars. Take part in Q&A panels with the musicians and hear their crazy stories of life back stage.

Shop for rare vinyl, import music, apparel, instruments, collectibles and art. Get tattooed at the world-famous Geeksterink Legends booths.

Visit Rock Art Ally and witness the brilliance behind your favorite album covers, screen prints and posters. Get exclusive prints and tips from the artists.

Culminate the whole experience with exclusive liVe performances.


Arguably the most famous geek tattoo artist worldwide, Chris 51 has become the ambassador for uniting the worlds of tattooing, entertainment and geek-culture. The self-proclaimed “Artrepreneur” has left more than his permanent mark on the industry. He created, cast and starred in his own TV show Epic Ink on A&E. He parlayed his stardom in to creating the Geeksterink Legends Tour; a live attraction that tattoos at comic cons. It has become the world’s largest and most respected tour of its kind. Tens-of-thousands have watched Chris perform his skills live at cons.

Once his celebrity tattoo clientele starting including Rock stars he shifted his attention back towards musical fandom. Having played in many bands, and appeared as a celebrity at over 150 comic cons; Chris had the experience and passion to create a new visionary kind of event combining both genres. Upon his wife's idea, and the help from Sevendust drummer Morgan Rose, he dove head first in to creating Headbangers Con in 2017.

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