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The 15th Anniversary Line-up For Primavera Sound Is Finally Here!

By Holly Williams | 22nd January 2015

Fans and hopeful attendees of Barcelona's Primavera Sound were delighted to discover that the preview app they downloaded was a video game displaying the full line-up for the festival's fifteenth anniversary.Already announced were Friday and...

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Mark Everett, The Guy From Eels, Is Given Freedom Of The City Of London

By Michael West | 25th July 2014

Eels frontman Mark Everett was been given the Freedom of the City of London ahead of his concert at the Barbican Centre on Thursday (July 24, 2014). Everett was previously mistaken for a terrorist in...

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Eels Star Awarded Freedom Of The City Of London

24th July 2014

Eels frontman Mark Oliver Everett has been awarded the Freedom of the City of London at a ceremony in the British capital.Everett accepted the traditional honour on Thursday (24Jul) just hours before his rock band's...

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Steve Perry Rejoins Eels For Los Angeles Show

13th June 2014

Former Journey star Steve Perry is fast becoming a regular attraction at Eels shows after joining the group for the third time in as many weeks at a show in Los Angeles on Wednesday night...

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Steve Perry Performs With Eels For Second Time In A Week

2nd June 2014

Former Journey frontman Steve Perry continued his stage comeback by joining rockers Eels at a show on Saturday night (31May14), marking their second gig together in a week.Last Sunday (25May14), Perry made his first public...

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Eels Leaders Still Stunned By Steve Perry Moment

29th May 2014

Eels frontman Mark Oliver Everett is still pinching himself after sharing a stage with reclusive rock legend Steve Perry at the weekend.The former Journey vocalist made a return to the spotlight after a 19-year absence...

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Rock Legend Steve Perry Returns To The Stage With The Eels

26th May 2014

Former Journey frontman Steve Perry made a triumphant return to the stage on Sunday night (25May14) when he joined rockers Eels for impromptu, pitch-perfect renditions of classics Open Arms and Lovin', Touchin', Squeezin' at their...

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A Week In Music - James Blake Still Seeking His Niche, Yeah Yeah Yeahs Triumph With Lily Cole Video, Eels Stage A Love-in In Bournemouth

By Hayley Avron | 2nd April 2013

Albums of Note... It’s been a long two years since James Blake released his debut eponymous album and now, the pioneering producer returns with Overgrown, album number two. Peppered with quality collaborations, with hip-hop legend...

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A Week In Music - Eels Back On Form With 'Wonderful, Glorious, Frightened Rabbit Album Uncomfortable Listening, Depeche Mode's Broody New Video

By Hayley Avron | 6th February 2013

Albums of Note... Mark Oliver Everett (better known as ‘E’) returns as Eels, with new album Wonderful, Glorious. It’s a return to the form that we saw from Eels in the ‘90s. In recent years,...

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David Beckham Enjoys Festive Pie And Mash

30th December 2011

David Beckham enjoyed his favourite pie and mash dish over Christmas. The soccer player took his sons Brooklyn, 12, and nine-year-old Romeo back to his regular haunt of Tony's Pie and Mash shop in East...

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Glastonbury Festival Releases Full Line Up

14th April 2011

Glastonbury festival has today (14.04.11) announced its full festival line up, confirming U2, Coldplay and Beyonce Knowles as this year's headliners.The festival confirmed the line-ups for 15 stages which will run over the three main...

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Eels Video Inspired By Everett's Terrorist Mix-up

24th September 2010

British rockers EELS have based their new video on frontman MARK EVERETT's brush with police earlier this year (10) when the singer was mistaken for a terrorist.Everett was questioned by cops in London's Hyde Park...

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Fascinating Fact 9848

22nd August 2010

EELS' frontman MARK EVERETT turned ice-cream man for the day at the V Festival in Stafford, England on Saturday (21Aug10) when he handed out free frozen treats to fans during his set at Hylands Park.

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Eels Star Caught Up In Terrorist Bust

24th June 2010

THE EELS star MARK EVERETT was once caught up in a terrorist mix-up in London, when police suspected him of planting bombs.The bearded rocker, aka E, tells NME.com he was arrested in the British capital's...

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Eels Give Away Free Ep

24th October 2008

To celebrate the release of the EELS' 'Blinking lights and other revelations 4 LP' deluxe vinyl limited edition which there are only 2500 copies of, the band is giving away for free a 4 song...

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The Eel Invites Queen Lookalike To UK Show

11th March 2008

THE EELS frontman MARK 'E' EVERETT was devastated to learn British monarch Queen Elizabeth II could not attend his recent London gig - so he hired a lookalike instead. The singer invited the Queen to...

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Eels Invite The Queen To Gig

18th February 2008

THE EELS frontman MARK EVERETT has invited British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II to watch the band perform live in London. The rocker, who is better known by his stage name E, wrote to Buckingham Palace...

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Everett Nearly Didn't Write Memoirs

31st January 2008

THE EELS frontman MARK EVERETT almost turned down an offer to write his memoirs - because he was convinced fans wouldn't want to read about his troubled childhood. The rocker, who is better known by...

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Eels Star Too Old To Tour

2nd May 2005

EELS frontman MARK OLIVER EVERETT fears he's too old to tour with his band - even though he is only 42. Everett, better known as E, tried to embrace the rock and roll lifestyle...

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Everett: 'I Was A Teenage Nightmare'

2nd May 2005

EELS frontman MARK OLIVER EVERETT turned his back on his wild youth after he was arrested for stealing his own parents' car. Everett, also known as E, admits he was a teenage tearaway who...

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Eels Star Resents Childlike Mother

18th April 2005

EELS frontman MARK OLIVER EVERETT still resents his mother for refusing to grow up and accept her parental responsibilities - because he lost his childhood looking after her. The I LIKE BIRDS singer, famously...

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Eels Star's Trauma Over Father's Body Bag

18th April 2005

EELS frontman MARK OLIVER EVERETT urges people to leave the room when somebody dies - because he's still traumatised after witnessing his father's dead body being dragged away in a bin bag. The I...

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Moby And Eels Pay Tribute To Elliott Smith

23rd October 2003

Musical pals of ELLIOTT SMITH have paid tribute to the singer-songwriter, who died on Tuesday (21OCT03). The 34-year-old was found dead at his Los Angeles home with a single stab wound to the chest....

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