Double trouble Guinness World Record breaking duo head to Spain for the first Benidorm Tattoo Convention.
Johnny Strange, “the man with ears of steel” and Elaine Davidson, “The most pierced woman in history”, flew out to sunny Spain to show off their Guinness World Record breaking piercings. Johnny Strange is known for lifting heavy weights and pulling vehicles with his ear piercings while Eline Davidson is known for being the most pierced woman in the world. Incase you are wondering, Elaine currently has over 11,000 piercings covering her face, arms, legs, chest and back and is the undisputed Guinness World Record holder for the “most pierced woman”.
A great weekend was had by all, with people enjoying everything from live bands to body painters, burlesque performers to fashion shows.
Last month Johnny Strange returned to Hungary to perform at the 2017 International Budapest Tattoo Convention.
Once again, returning for the 4th time in as many years, Johnny Strange entertained audiences with death defying acts – even enlisting the help of an audience member to pull a swallowed sword out of his throat.
The audience member who joined him on stage, coincidentally happened to have a tattoo of a sword swallower on her left shoulder!
Last year Johnny Strange took part in a documentary on sword swallowing.
The documentary, filmed by the Russian TV show Hayka 2.0 (which roughly translates into Science 2.0) was filmed at the largest Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! museum in the world, Ripley’s, London. It covered all aspects of sword swallowing including technique, weaponry, and health and safety – with interviews from leading experts in the field, including weapons experts, doctors and of course, Johnny Strange.
Johnny Strange has just come back from Budapest, Hungary, with Eve Elle were they performed a series of shows with the Theatre of Wonder at Lurdy Haz.
Over the weekend the duo performed an alternative form of Valentines Day entertainment for attendees of the 6th International Budapest Tattoo Convention, the largest one to date.
This show also marked Johnny Strange’s 4th performance at the convention in as many years, and once again proved
to be an audience favourite.
You can check out the video below to see parts of the show as well as seeing what the weekends event also had to offer, Video by Bagaba27.
Johnny Strange’s Theatre of Wonder recently hit the seaside town of Great Yarmouth. Sword swallowing, fire dancing, the bed of nails, pierced weight lifting, glass eating and much, much more featured in this theatre spectacle.
With the sideshow siren, Eve Elle, making her debut appearance in the show – she performs stunts so dangerous your mother would slap you for even thinking about them and has a fire routine so hot she could make the devil sweat.
She also has nerves of steel as Johnny performed one of his signature stunts and chainsawed an apple in half held in-between her teeth, pictured.
Image by Laura Tovell.
Johnny Strange has just come back from performing in Sweden with The Human Checkerboard, Matt Gone, who has spent a lifetime having his entire body tattooed from head to toe (including his tongue and the whites of his eyes).
The two were there providing live entertainment at the grand Sundspärlan Arena situated in the city of Helsingborg; Sweden’s closest point to Denmark. While there duo took part in several TV, newspaper and radio interviews including speaking to Robin Cox from Roskilde DampRadio where they spoke about life on the road and what it means to be a travelling performer.
Johnny Strange recently teamed up with moto stunt rider, Vesko Lesev to perform a dangerous new stunt while in Brussels, Belgium, to mark the last leg of his current European tour.
Live at the International Brussels Tattoo Convention, Johnny Strange took his position in the centre of the infamous Globe of Death in front of a sea of eager spectators to debut a dangerous new stunt.
The Globe of Death is a moto stunt where motorcyclists ride in a spherical mesh ball looping both vertically and horizontally at speeds of over 40mph (70km/h). Lesev speeded his motorcycle around the globe riding just inches away from Johnny Strange as he swallowed a 17-inch (43cm) solid steel blade while standing inside the cramped 5 metre cage ball.