These Guys Have ‘Merica Under Their Skin With Patriotic 3D Tattoos

Check out 16 pieces of ink that truly bleed red, white and blue.

Labor Day is almost here, and the Made in America Festival also takes place this weekend in L.A. and Philly — with headliners including Kanye West, Imagine Dragons, Afrojack, Steve Aoki, Kings of Leon, John Mayer and TiĆ«sto — so we’re feeling pretty patriotic. How patriotic? Almost as much as these dudes who love the USA so much, it’s apparently trying to tear itself right out of their bodies.

Muscle, bone, blood…you name it, these tattoos have it. Yep, some guys are just skinbags pulled over pure freedom. Here are examples of patriotism that could be mistaken for an open wound.

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