Evil By The Needle was established in 2009 by Jon and Jamie Rio. We are a family owned and operated tattoo studio in Bloomington, Indiana. Evil By The Needle is a unique and refreshing experience from the traditional tattoo shop.  We are a full custom tattoo and body piercing studio.  We have developed the reputation of being the best and cleanest in the area offering a safe and fun family atmosphere.  We specialize in everything so if you are looking for:  
  • Black and grey
  • New school
  • Traditional
  • Portraits
  • Tribal
  • Words
  • Blacklight
  • cover-ups
  • Branding
  • micro-dermals
  • corsets
  • body piercing
  • Stretching
  • or just plain ear piercing

Then you have found the right place!  We are trained in bloodborne pathogens disease prevention.  Sterilization is performed in a separate room. All piercing needles, tattoo needles and tubes are pre-sterilized single-use disposable and will ALWAYS be opened from a sealed package in front of you.

RESPONSIBILITIES - You as the customer have rights as well as responsibilitie to ensure that you are getting tattooed or pierced in a safe, and sanitary environment. Click on the links below for more information on Tattoo Preparation, and Tattoo After Care Instructions.

You can set up an appointment for a TATTOO by coming in or by calling 812-333-6033. We require at least a minimum $50.00 deposit (WHICH COMES OFF THE PRICE OF THE TATTOO). Appointments by phone will require a credit card and you must be 18 years old.

Piercings are WALK IN ONLY

Monday(12 to 8pm), Tuesday(CLOSED),Wednesday(12 to 8pm),Thursday(12 to 8pm),Friday(12 to 10pm),Saturday(12 to 10pm), Sunday(CLOSED).