Electric Eel Shock (JP) + Support: We’rewolves Rock’n’Roll Monster From JAPAN
EES left their native Japan in 1999 to see what they could make of America and
they have been on a near constant world tour ever since. played
SXSW2002,2003,2005, & Headlining a stage at the prestigious Roskilde Festival in
Denmark was a key early event for the band. By 2004 EES had toured 27 countries
around the world and they decided it was about time to release an album: “GO
EUROPE!” became the first commercially available EES release and the band
performed at 30 European Summer Festivals.
Follow up album “BEAT ME”(2005) & “TRANSWORLD ULTRA ROCK”(2007) was
recorded in Holland with legendary producer Attie Bauw (Judas Priest, Scorpions,
Bootsy Collins etc). These 2 albums achieved much critical acclaim from press and
fans alike and EES continued to conquer the international musical scene step by
step throughout 2005 and 2008 adding Australia and parts of Asia to their widening
In 2008 Electric Eel Shock joined Sellaband on 2 May 2008 to raise the funds to
record their next album “Sugoi Indeed”. On 25 June 2008 after 55 days the band
successfully raised $50,000.
The press release describes “Sugoi Indeed” as an album full of classic rock
hand-crafted in Japan. Attie Bauw, (Judas Priest, Scorpions) who produced the last
two EES albums, was at the controls again, only this time he engineered the basic
tracks and Electric Eel Shock took the production reins on the album
themselves.The album was licensed to several labels around the world and was
released in October 2009.
Japan – Universal / Germany – Rodeostar / Netherlands – Rough Trade / UK – Cargo
after their last EU tour in 2010-2011, The band is doing mostly in Japan and
released their live album “Live Around The World vol.1” in only Japan.
The band was back to US