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.

We are fully re-open and working within the Virginia guidelines set out by the Governor.

If you have questions – call us!

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

Lester Garcia

Steve tiberi

chris williams

Martin Buechler

Charlie Ciggs

What our customers say

  • 5 star review  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

    thumb Teresa Sears

    5 star review  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

    thumb Taylor Jarratt

    5 star review  I absolutely adore the individuals that work here. And the atmosphere is great. This design was done by Bo to represent the military life my husband and I lived

    thumb Ellasin Allen

    5 star review  Great environment! Everything's Sanitise. Great people art is done amazing! I recommend it .

    thumb Jay Antillon
  • 5 star review  Got a tattoo on my 21st birthday in June! Lester did my most recent one. Chris did a tattoo for me last year! I cannot stress enough how great these artist... read more

    thumb KiAndre Howard

    5 star review  I got my first tattoo back in 2019 by Chris and he was super awesome. Very kind and made me feel super relaxed. I just recently got another one by... read more

    thumb Erin Wilson

    5 star review  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

    thumb Ciara Coleman

    5 star review  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

    thumb chris mercer
  • 5 star review  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

    thumb TTV Roast

    5 star review  Me, hubby, and my sister came and had a great time! Staff was amazing, very friendly and comfortable to be around. Chris did a great job and I'm loving it!... read more

    thumb Jenny Hyde

    5 star review  Favorite studio in all of Virginia. Great work and even greater people!

    thumb Bill Stuckart

    5 star review  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

    thumb Dakarai Crowder
  • 5 star review  Amazing, if you are looking to get a tattoo, look no further! The quality and quantity of tattoo designs and works are displayed along each and every wall.... read more

    thumb Tom Phillips

    5 star review  Lester did my tattoo and I love it it was to honor my grandmother who passed away recently. He worked with me and what I wanted and negotiated the price... read more

    thumb Loni Knockum

    5 star review  The team at Electro Magnetic are top notch! Steve took a complicated Celtic design from a low resolution image and turned it into an intricate and beautiful tattoo. 10/10 would... read more

    thumb Bill R

    5 star review  Great shop. Very professional and a reasonable price for the work that they do. I went in with an Idea of getting a Browns tattoo and they went above and... read more

    thumb Carter Riggenbach

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