The Rock Hard Times is a fan blog dedicated to Eels news and information. Its author, Mike, is a long-time Eels fan and has been heavily involved in the fan community for over a decade, moderating message boards (Jeannie’s Diary and currently, administering websites (including, now defunct) and being a busy-body in one way or another altogether.

This blog is not affiliated with the band, its record label or anyone else officially charged with conducting business on the band’s behalf. New items and other things posted here do not reflect on anyone except the author.