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The electric eels (lowercase "e"s in reference to e e cummings ) were a protopunk band active between 1972 and 1975. They formed in Cleveland, Ohio. The electric eels played only five public shows, but during their brief existence they earned a reputation locally for being angry, confrontational, and violent. They were notorious for starting fights with audiences which drew police attention; members were also abusive to each other off-stage. Their style was a dischordant, noisy amalgam of hard garage rock and free jazz that was generally considered to be very obnoxious. Stiv Bators, the singer of The Dead Boys was particularly influenced by the vocal styling and stage presence of Dave "E" Mc... Continue Bio >>


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