E. J. Wells
|Birth name||Edward Joseph Wells|
|Genres||Country-punk, psychobilly, gothabilly, cowpunk|
|Associated acts||E.J. Wells and the Haymakers, V.C. Graves|
Wells has been performing live, with various bands, since 1979. His most recent project was E.J. Wells and the Bleeding Deacons.
He released an album called Rhyolite on Halloween, 2002. Other performers on the album included Rick Nease and Chris Arduser of psychodots, Graveblankets, and The Bears]. The album received praise from other musicians such as Chip Kinman of Cowboy Nation, Chris Casello of The Starlight Drifters, and Scott Shriner of Weezer.
In 2003 Wells opened Happyland, a professional music recording studio.
Wells' song "Hearsedriver" has made him something of a celebrity in the hearse club community. Wells, along with Zachary Byron Helm of the Denver Hearse Association created a video for the song. The video got high ratings on YouTube and was showcased on hearseclub.com.