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

  • 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

    Tom Phillips Avatar Tom Phillips

    Chris is a phenomenal artist and a true master of his craft. I couldn't be more pleased with his work and when the financial stars align I will return for... read more

    Nathanael Young Avatar Nathanael Young

    They were very friendly and I love the work

    Kat Lawrence Avatar Kat Lawrence

    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
  • 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

    Jenny Hyde Avatar Jenny Hyde

    Been tattooed by Martin and Charlie both, and have always had an awesome experience. Both artists are great at what they do and always go out of their way... read more

    James Bishop Avatar James Bishop

    This was my first tattoo and it was such a great experience! The entire staff was friendly and welcoming, shop was clean, and I really appreciated that they are taking... read more

    Ashley Rose Avatar Ashley Rose

    my favorite place 2 get tattooed! i only ever have a great time and the staff had always been friendly 2 me. the tattooers r soooo talented and i always... read more

    Mateo Jackson Avatar Mateo Jackson
  • 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

    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

    Loni Knockum Avatar Loni Knockum

    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

    Carter Riggenbach Avatar Carter Riggenbach

    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

    Bill R Avatar Bill R
  • Came in as a walk in to consult with an artist for a touch up on a tattoo from another tattoo shop and was paired up with Jake. After a... read more

    Baylee Weeks Avatar Baylee Weeks

    Fantastic experience, and would highly recommend… Martin gave my sister and I matching tattoos - they’re stunning and so special!!!

    teacherminda Avatar teacherminda

    Myself, husband and daughter all got tattoo's to honor my son who recently passed away. Steve, his wife and Chris were so supportive taking care of us. The... read more

    Angela Bell Avatar Angela Bell

    Absolutely love this place!! The staff is very friendly and the owner is very very nice! Everyone there goes out of their way to make sure that the customer is... read more

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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