From BME Encyclopedia
- February 1—Janet Jackson's nipple shield was exposed in front of 100 million viewers durring the NFL's Super Bowl half-time show.
- July —BMEFest 2004 was held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (including the 2nd annual Pain Olympics)
- July 20—thanks to an anonymous benefactor, the name, trademarks, and intellectual property related to the Gauntlet return to the ownership of Jim Ward.
- August 10—Official DVD Release Date of Freaks (movie).
- August 15—The Return of the Weirdos event, the 3rd annual Bowling With Weirdos, is hosted by Brian Sowden and Shane Munce in Norristown, PA.
- Early 2004—there are a number of ongoing trials to determine whether Communion is a form of cannibalism.
- Late 2004—Jen Savage joins the BME Staff.
- Late 2004- Shawn Porter started the ScarWars project.
- Inked magazine was created.
- La Negra helped organize the first body art convention in Buenos Aires.