Our artists bring nearly 100 years of street shop tattooing to Chesapeake. Walk in our door and experience the style, feel and vibe of the old style tattoo shops.

We offer same day tattoos unlike most shops in the area and we do it without compromising on design quality.

Our Shop

ElectroMagnetic Tattoo - inside the traditional tattoo shop

Our shop is built on the traditions that came before us and run on integrity, honesty and fairness. 

ElectroMagnetic Tattoo - inside the traditional tattoo shop

Our artists specialize in every type of tattooing.

Annette LaRue tattoos

Owned and operated by Annette LaRue and Steve Tiberi. Annette is the former owner of Electric Ladyland in New Orleans which she sold in 2012 and came to Chesapeake in 2016.

Our Artists

Annette LaRue

Steve tiberi

chris williams

Martin Buechler

Charlie Ciggs

What our customers say

  • Chris is phenomenal, he’s done a couple really solid pieces for me, love his work, the energy he puts out. He’s definitely my artistic choice. Each time I come in... read more

    Dakarai Crowder Avatar Dakarai Crowder

    My experience was super awesome! Went there talked with Chris, he’s very cool and down to earth individual and made the atmosphere comfortable. We looked a few different tattoos lettering... read more

    Erica Jones Avatar Erica Jones

    Wow Chris did a awesome job on my new tattoo I still have more tattoos to go and chris will be the one to do it. Ask for Chris he... read more

    morgan bayse Avatar morgan bayse

    Such a GREAT experience at this shop! Martin is an amazing artist! I highly recommend Martin and this shop! Good vibes all around and Martin is a very talented tattooist!

    liz C Avatar liz C
  • Chris was my Tattoo Artist! He was very creative with my tattoo’s , especially the Scripture one! He made me feel relaxed and made me laugh! Would highly recommend... read more

    Teresa Sears Avatar Teresa Sears

    Extremely friendly staff! Had my belly piecing done by Chris, I'm glad I chose this studio! Chis was amazing 😊 He guided me through everything and was gentle! It was... read more

    Ciara Coleman Avatar Ciara Coleman

    It was my first tattoo. Charlie is the gentleman that did my tattoo. He was super sweet, funny, and so patient with me. I was super nervous. Even though I... read more

    Christina Rodriguez Avatar Christina Rodriguez

    Been tattooed by 3 of the guys here let me just say they are hands down the best in the area!!Professional, creative and knowledgeable. My go to spot for all... read more

    Peggy Castellanos Avatar Peggy Castellanos
  • I just got my 12th tattoo here by Chris & it was absolutely a great experience, probably by far the best one I have had in any tattoo shop. I... read more

    Taylor Jarratt Avatar Taylor Jarratt

    Top notch tattooers, capable of executing any style of tattoo you could possibly want. Extremely friendly, and inviting environment. Lots of great stuff on the walls (you can NEVER go... read more

    chris mercer Avatar chris mercer

    Did a walk in and loved my experience. They were pretty busy but still managed to fit me in despite the chaos. So much flash to choose from and the... read more

    Char Johnson Avatar Char Johnson

    Went in on Friday the thirteenth to get a tattoo with a friend and create some memories. Lester killed my rib cage heart tattoo! Solid line work and awesome shading.... read more

    Monika Hartley Avatar Monika Hartley
  • I've gotten two tattoos from them so far and I love this shop! Super friendly staff, great artists, clean, professional, great pricing, I could go on and on! I'll keep... read more

    Alexandra Kehl Avatar Alexandra Kehl

    My husband and I got couples tattoos here. We were walk in customers and Annette and her staff accommodated us and couldn’t have been more professional and friendly. Our tattoos... read more

    TTV Roast Avatar TTV Roast

    Fantastic customer service and the lady at the counter was very helpful and polite. My tattoo artist, Martin, provided great conversation and easily worked with my tattoo with no problems.... read more

    Kibbles N bits Avatar Kibbles N bits

    Awesome experience! Very friendly staff (as opposed to other places I tried). Jake was awesome and welcoming! Lester hooked me up with my daughters name on my forearm.... read more

    Justin Ellis Avatar Justin Ellis
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Open:
Monday 11am - 9pm
Tuesday 11am - 9pm
Wednesday 11am - 9pm
Thursday 11am - 9pm
Friday 11am - 9pm
Saturday 11am - 9pm
Sunday 12pm - 6pm

Contact Us
757 485 8700

1005 Canal Street,
Chesapeake VA 23323