All Eels stories

Return to Story

Featured Eels stories

Lady Gaga, it turns out, did a smart thing. She’d made a shitty, ill-advised, creeped-out video with two guys who became public pariahs shortly thereafter, if they weren’t already. And then she scrapped it, though it’s certainly possible that she leaked the piece of it that went up on TMZ. She really had to scra… More »

An Eels concert in St. Paul took a surprising turn earlier this week when former Journey frontman Steve Perry emerged to perform Eels’ “It’s A Motherfucker” and Journey’s “Open Arms” and “Lovin’, Touchin’, Squeezin’.” That video of Perry’s first public performance in 19 years has now gone viral — over 1 million views in a… More »

More Eels stories

Watch Eels Play “A Daisy Through Concrete” From Their Royal Albert Hall Concert Film (Stereogum Premiere)

We saw a lot of grainy fan-made footage of Eels last year thanks to the band's surprising ongoing partnership with former Journey singer Steve Perry,…
Chris DeVille | January 28, 2015 - 10:01 am

Eels To Release Royal Albert Hall Concert Film

Later this year, Eels will release a concert film and accompanying live album of their performance at London's Royal Albert Hall that was recorded last…
James Rettig | January 16, 2015 - 3:05 pm

Melanie De Biasio – “I Feel You (Eels Remix)”

Let's not forget that remixes aren't only reserved for songs in the electronic genre. Mark Oliver Everett (AKA E) of the Eels releases his first…
Ethan Jacobs | September 29, 2014 - 11:04 am

Watch Eels Cover Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believin'”

Recently, for three random shows, the former Journey frontman Steve Perry resurfaced, singing with Mark Oliver Everett's confessional L.A. chamber-pop group Eels and, for whatever…
Tom Breihan | June 26, 2014 - 11:31 am
5

Eels – “Lockdown Hurricane” Video (NSFW)

The big Eels-related news lately has been that the reclusive former Journey frontman Steve Perry has randomly joined Mark Oliver Everett and his band for…
Tom Breihan | June 16, 2014 - 1:38 pm

Watch Journey’s Steve Perry Perform With The Eels Again

Apparently Steve Perry really liked returning to the stage last week because he showed up again with the Eels again last night in Washington, DC.
James Rettig | June 1, 2014 - 4:47 pm

Watch Journey’s Steve Perry Perform For The First Time In 19 Years, Joining The Eels In St. Paul

Reclusive ex-Journey vocalist Steve Perry hasn't sung in public for almost two decades (unless mouthing the words to "Don't Stop Believin'" at a baseball game…
James Rettig | May 26, 2014 - 2:09 pm
32

Stream Eels The Cautionary Tales Of Mark Oliver Everett

Eels have been teasing their reflective singer-songwriter set The Cautionary Tales Of Mark Oliver Everett all year, and now the full album has arrived online.
Chris DeVille | April 15, 2014 - 12:38 pm
1

Eels – “Mistakes Of My Youth” Video

The songs we've heard off Eels' upcoming album, The Cautionary Tales Of Mark Oliver Everett, have been gently steeped in nostalgia, especially "Mistakes Of My
Miles Bowe | April 11, 2014 - 12:36 pm

Eels – “Where I’m From”

In anticipation of the upcoming album The Cautionary Tales Of Mark Oliver Everett, Eels have been releasing a trickling stream of new music. We got…
Sam Behrens | April 10, 2014 - 11:58 am
1

Eels – “Mistakes Of My Youth”

After taking a few years off, Mark Oliver Everett's long-running band Eels came back full force last year with Wonderful, Glorious, and now he's got…
Miles Bowe | March 6, 2014 - 4:29 pm

Eels – “Agatha Chang” (Stereogum Premiere)

Mark Oliver Everett, the man best known simply as E, has built up a massive and wide-ranging discography over the past 19 years as the…
Chris DeVille | January 29, 2014 - 10:08 am
5

Watch A Teaser For Eels’ The Cautionary Tales of Mark Oliver Everett

At least in music-career terms, the story of Mark Oliver Everett is anything but a cautionary tale. Everett's Eels project could've disappeared forever into the…
Tom Breihan | January 23, 2014 - 11:09 am
2

Hear Eels On Marc Maron’s WTF

Eels frontman and sole constant member Mark Oliver Everett, better known as E, has had a pretty interesting life: Teenage juvenile-delinquent status, a short ru…
Tom Breihan | March 21, 2013 - 11:43 am

Eels, Nicole Atkins @ Observatory, Santa Ana 2/14/13

Love was in the air as Eels kicked off their tour in Santa Ana at the Observatory in support of their new album Wonderful, Glorious.
Andrew Youssef | February 15, 2013 - 6:25 pm

Eels – “Brave Little Soldier”

Things had been pretty quiet from Mark Oliver Everett's long-running band Eels over the last couple years. At least they were until last month whe…
Miles Bowe | January 24, 2013 - 4:32 pm
1

Watch Eels’ This Is 40 Outtake

I haven't seen Judd Apatow's new film, This Is 40, so I can't really comment on its flaws or virtues, but I will say that…
Michael Nelson | January 2, 2013 - 2:17 pm
13
1