Mark Oliver Everett

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2014

    EELS at House of Blues, 5/17/14

    EELS House of Blues May 17, 2014 Those that ascended to House of Blues Saturday night expected a rock show. And while they eventually got a very stripped-down version of one, they definitely left having paid for a differently packaged product than they received. Those that were expecting the prot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2014

    The Five Best Concerts In Houston This Weekend: Ledisi, Jimmy Eat World, Dos, etc.

    Ledisi Bayou Music Center, May 16 Though a true breakthough into the mainstream pop world has thus far eluded her, New Orleans native Ledisi (born Ledisi Young) has clandestinely become a star among fans who love little else than to dim the lights and turn up the grown-folks music. (She also has a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2011

    Friday Night: Eels At Warehouse Live

    Photos by Marc Brubaker​Eels, The Submarines Warehouse Live July 22, 2011 Between songs, Mark Oliver Everett repeatedly apologized for taking so long to return to Houston. After 14 years, he'd finally brought his band Eels to town, clad in suits, sunglasses, and enough facial hair to outfit a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2011

    25 Unfortunate '90s 1.5-Hit Wonders

    The bearded Mark Oliver Everett and his fabulous eels...​Rocks Off loves the '90s more than we probably should, especially all the dumb little things about the pop music that clogged the radio and MTV. We could probably write a book about the songs that helped shape our formative musical knowl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2010

    True Blood: "Flesh Blood," Eels And Hostages

    Alan Ball was known for his masterful use of music in Six Feet Under. He's lost none of his touch when it comes to his current HBO series, True Blood - which happens to be set in the Louisiana swamps, not terribly far from Houston. Season 3, Episode 11: "Flesh Blood" ​"We can start again." ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2008

    Book Review: The EELS Guy Speaks Out

    We sure miss the innocent days of 2000, before we went to war and the economy tanked, when song lyrics were what people worried about. Mark Oliver Everett, also known as E or A Man Called E – his band is the EELS – had the surreal experience of his work being used as a political prop. “The ca ... More >>

  • Music

    January 31, 2008
  • Music

    March 23, 2006


    Eels With Strings, Live at Town Hall