Adam Levine's huge new back tattoo took six months to finish

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Adam Levine Shows Off Gigantic Back Tattoo


Adam Levine continues to add to his gigantic tattoo collection.

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The "Voice" coach took to Instagram late on Monday night to reveal a massive new back tattoo that allegedly took six months to finish.

The ink, which features a giant gothic mermaid holding a skull and surrounded by a mythical crest of ocean and birds, is clearly still fresh as the Maroon 5 frontman's skin is still red from the application.

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Adam Levine's huge new back tattoo took six months to finish
Lead singer Adam Levine, of the band Maroon 5, signs autographs after their performance on the NBC-TV "Today" program in New York's Rockefeller Center Friday June 18, 2004. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Pop group Maroon 5 arrives for the 32nd annual American Music Awards, Sunday, Nov. 14, 2004, at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
Adam Levine, of Maroon 5, performs "Sunday Morning" during the 32nd annual American Music Awards, Sunday, Nov. 14, 2004, at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Adame Levine, singer of US group Maroon 5 performs during the ceremony of European MTV music Awards in Rome, Thursday, Nov. 18, 2004. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
U.S. group Maroon 5 pose after winning the 'Best new act' during the MTV Europe Music Awards in Rome, Thursday, Nov. 18, 2004. MTV said the ceremony will air to a potential worldwide audience of more than 1 billion people. It is the second time that Italy hosts the event, after a ceremony staged in Milan in 1998. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Adam Levine, vocalist and guitarist for Maroon 5, listens to the audience as he and his band performs during radio station Z100's Jingle Ball 2004 at New York's Madison Square Garden, Friday Dec. 10, 2004. The concert, which included a variety of musical performers, was sponsored by Z100 and Teen People magazine. (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg)
** FILE ** The group Maroon 5 pose as they arrive for the VH1 Big in '04 awards, in this Dec. 1, 2004 file photo, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
Lead vocalist Adam Levine of the group Maroon 5 accepts their award for best new artist at the 47th Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 13, 2005, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian)
Music group Maroon 5 poses at Quixote Studios in West Hollywood, Calif., Jan. 27, 2005. From left are Ryan Dusick, Mickey Madden, Adam Levine, Jesse Carmichael and James Valentine. (AP Photo/Stefano Paltera)
Lead singer for the band Maroon 5, Adam Levine performs at the NFL Kickoff Celebration Thursday, Sept. 8, 2005, at the Coliseum in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
Adam Levine, right, and Mickey Madden of Maroon 5 perform during the band's taped segment at the "ReAct Now: Music & Relief" special at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles, Friday, Sept. 9, 2005. The show, which aired on MTV, CMT and VH1 channels, featured live and taped musical performances from a wide variety of artists across the country to raise funds for victims of Hurricane Katrina. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
The group Maroon 5 appears backstage with the award for best pop performance by a duo or group with vocals for "This Love" at the 48th Annual Grammy Awards on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2006, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
Adam Levine of the group Maroon 5 performs in a musical tribute to BMI Icons recipients Crosby, Stills & Nash during the 54th Annual BMI Pop Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif., Tuesday, May 16, 2006. The awards dinner honored the songwriters and publishers of the most performed pop songs of the past 12 months. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
Adam Levine of Maroon 5 greets fans after performing their new single "Makes Me Wonder," at the 20th Annual Kids' Choice Awards in Los Angeles, on Saturday, March 31, 2007. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian)
Band members of Maroon 5, from left, Mickey Madden, Jesse Carmichael, Adam Levine, Matt Flynn and James Valentine pose for a photo at The Whisper Lounge in Los Angeles, Wednesday, May 16, 2007. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes
Adam Levine, of Maroon 5, performs with the band at the House of Blues in West Hollywood, Calif. on Monday, July 9, 2007. Before the performance the band announced plans for their upcoming "It Won't Be Soon Before Long" World Tour. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)
Bassist Mickey Madden, left, and lead singer Adam Levine perform with Maroon 5 on NBC's "Today" television program in New York's Rockefeller Center, Friday Aug. 17, 2007. The band has been nominated for an MTV Video Music Award for best group at the Sept.9 VMAs. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)
Maroon 5's Adam Levine performs at a LIFEbeat benefit concert at the House of Blues in the Mandalay Bay hotel & casino in Las Vegas on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2007. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)
Maroon 5 arrives at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2007. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)
Lead singer Adam Levine and Maroon 5 performs during a taped appearance on MTV's "Total Request Live" at MTV Studios, Monday, Jan. 14, 2008 in New York. The program will air on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini)
Singers Mary J. Blige and Adam Levine with Maroon 5 perform at the VH1 Pepsi Smash Super Bowl Bash at Jobing.com Arena, Thursday, Jan. 31, 2008 in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini)
Maroon 5 arrives to the Breeders' Cup Winners Circle gala event sponsored by Grey Goose, held at the Hollywood Palladium, featuring a live performance by Maroon 5 and music spun by DJ Joel Madden in Los Angeles, CA on October 23, 2008 (Dan Steinberg/AP Images for Breeders' Cup)
Maroon 5's Adam Levine performs at the Neighborhood Inaugural Ball in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Lead vocalist and guitarist of the American rock band Maroon 5 Adam Levine, left, and James Valentine perform at the Singapore Indoor Stadium as part of their tour in support of their album "Hands All Over" on Monday, April 25, 2011 in Singapore. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
Adam Levine, left, and James Valentine, of music group Maroon 5, accept the award for favorite band during the People's Choice Awards on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
Mike Love of the band Beach Boys and Adam Levine, right, of the band Maroon 5 speak onstage after performing during the 54th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)
Maroon 5 front man Adam Levine performs on NBC's "Today" show on Friday, June 29, 2012 in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
MIAMI BEACH, FL - JUNE 30: Singer Adam Levine of Maroon 5 performs at the IHeartRadio concert at Fontainebleau Miami Beach on June 30, 2012 in Miami Beach, Florida.(Photo by Jeff Daly/Invision/AP)
Maroon 5 performs at The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival on Friday May 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana.(Photo by John Davisson/Invision/AP)
From left, Matt Flynn, Mickey Madden, Adam Levine, James Valentine and PJ Morton, of the musical group Maroon 5, arrive at the night that changed America: a Grammy salute to the Beatles, on Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
Adam Levine of Maroon 5 performs on stage at 102.7 KIIS FM's Wango Tango at the StubHub Center on Saturday, May 10, 2014, in Carson, Calif. (Photo by Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP)
Adam Levine from "Maroon 5" performs on NBC's "Today" show on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
Adam Levine from the band Maroon 5 performs on NBC's "Today" show on Monday, Sept. 1, 2014 in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
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"6 months in the making," the singer captioned the photo. "Thanks @bryanrandolph for absolutely blowing my mind with this one! Woooo hooooo!!!!"

Nothing gets a rockstar as jazzed as getting a new tattoo, right?!

6 months in the making. Thanks @bryanrandolph for absolutely blowing my mind with this one! Woooo hooooo!!!!

A photo posted by Adam Levine (@adamlevine) on

Here's to hoping that Levine uses his new ink as an excuse to take off his shirt at some point on the upcoming season of "The Voice."

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THE VOICE -- 'Battle Rounds' Episode 807 -- Pictured: (l-r) Adam Levine, Blake Shelton -- (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - NOVEMBER 24: Blake Shelton (L) and Adam Levine arrive for NBC's 'The Voice' Season 7 Red Carpet Event at Universal CityWalk on November 24, 2014 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Gabriel Olsen/Getty Images)
THE VOICE -- 'Battle Rounds' Episode 806 -- Pictured: (l-r) Adam Levine, Blake Shelton -- (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE VOICE -- 'Live Show' Episode 715A -- Pictured: (l-r) Adam Levine, Blake Shelton -- (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE VOICE -- 'Season 7 Top 10 Concert at City Walk' -- Pictured: (l-r) Blake Shelton, Adam Levine -- (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE VOICE -- 'Knockout Rounds' -- Pictured: (l-r) Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Pharrell Williams, Gwen Stefani -- (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - NOVEMBER 24: (L-R) Singers/tv personalities Blake Shelton and Adam Levine of Maroon 5 attend the Universal CityWalk Tree Lighting Ceremony at Universal CityWalk on November 24, 2014 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Barry King/FilmMagic)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 03: Blake Shelton and Adam Levine attend NBC's 'The Voice' red carpet event at The Sayers Club on April 3, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - NOVEMBER 24: (L-R) TV personality Carson Daly, Singers/tv personalites Blake Shelton and Adam Levine of Marroon 5 attend the Universal CityWalk Tree Lighting Ceremony at Universal CityWalk on November 24, 2014 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Barry King/FilmMagic)
THE VOICE -- Episode 414B 'Live Show' -- Pictured: (l-r) Adam Levine, Blake Shelton -- (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 06: Coach Blake Shelton and Coach Adam Levine speak onstage during the 'The Voice' panel during the NBCUniversal portion of the 2012 Winter TCA Tour at The Langham Huntington Hotel and Spa on January 6, 2012 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
THE VOICE -- Episode 102 -- Pictured: (l-r) Blake Shelton, Cee Lo Green, Adam Levine (Photo by Lewis Jacobs/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
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