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  • Eagles of Death Metal’s ‘I Love You All the Time’ Becomes New Paris Anthem

    For the first time since their Nov. 13 show at the Bataclan was interrupted by gun-wielding terrorists who murdered 89 people, Eagles of Death Metal returned to Paris, France, on Dec. 7. They joined U2 onstage during U2’s HBO concert special taping for a cover of Patti Smith’s “People Have the Power,“ and then performed their own song, “I Love You All the Time.” The latter tune has taken on special meaning for EoDM and their friends and fans since the Paris tragedy last month.

  • Eagles of Death Metal Members Revisit Paris Attack Site

    Members of the band Eagles of Death Metal, Jesse Hughes, right, and Julian Dorio pay their respects to 89 victims who died in a Nov. 13 major extremist attack, at the Bataclan concert hall in Paris, France, Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015. PARIS (AP) — Members of the California rock band Eagles of Death Metal on Tuesday revisited the ravaged Paris theater where they survived a massacre by Islamic extremist suicide bombers. Solemn and silent, they came to the now-shuttered Bataclan theater in eastern Paris, whose facade has become a shrine to the 89 people killed inside.

  • Eagles of Death Metal Triumphantly Return to Paris to Perform With U2

      Barely more than three weeks after their show at Paris’s Bataclan concert hall ended in tragedy on Nov. 13, California garage-rockers Eagles of Death Metal made an emotional return to Paris this Monday, Dec. 7. The band joined U2, whose own Nov. 13 concert at Paris’s Accorhotels Arena was postponed after the Bataclan terrorist attack, during the encore of U2’s Paris concert special, which will air tonight at 9 p.m. on HBO. Place is bouncin’ #U2ForParis Eagles Of Death Metal for an ultimate encore #EODM pic.twitter.com/eXaexTpHLB — Ed Carty (@EdCartyPA) December 7, 2015 “They were robbed of their stage three weeks ago, and we would like to offer them ours tonight,” U2’s Bono declared, as he welcomed the group to the Accorhotels Arena stage during the encore of U2’s rescheduled show. This marked the first time that EoDM were back in France since 89 people, including their merchandising manager Nick Alexander and three employees at their record label, were killed at the Bataclan.

  • Eagles of Death Metal Speak Out on Horrific Attack at Bataclan

    Eagles of Death Metal were an hour into their set at the Bataclan theater in Paris, playing to a crowd of cheering fans on Friday, Nov. 13. Then something terrible happened, something not one member of the band, their crew, or the audience could have predicted. The venue was stormed by four gunmen, who killed 89 people either by shooting or later when three detonated their suicide belts.

  • Eagles of Death Metal Documentary Pulled From Film Festival

    A movie based on Eagles of Death Metal member Jesse Hughes has been pulled from the International Documentary Film Festival following the terrorist attacks in Paris. (The West Australian) A new documentary on the Eagles of Death Metal will not show at the International Documentary Film Festival in Amsterdam. Following last Friday’s Paris attacks where terrorists killed 89 at the band’s concert at the Bataclan, BBC reports the timing felt inappropriate.  Eagles of Death Metal Releases First Full Statement After Paris Attacks The Vice-produced film is called The Redemption Of The Devil and follows the band’s frontman Jesse Hughes leading up to the release of new album, Zipper Down.

  • Eagles of Death Metal Speak Out for First Time Since Paris Tragedy

    This is the first time that EoDM have taken to social media since last Friday, when they tweeted that they were still looking for all members of their crew and entourage. It was later revealed that their merchandise manager Nick Alexander, who is referenced in their statement below, was one of the 89 people killed at Le Bataclan. Our thoughts and hearts are first and foremost with our brother Nick Alexander, our record company comrades Thomas Ayad, Marie Mosser, and Manu Perez, and all the friends and fans whose lives were taken in Paris, as well as their friends, families, and loved ones.

  • Eagles of Death Metal: A Primer on the Tragedy-Stricken Rock Group

    They say any publicity is good publicity, but Eagles of Death Metal would certainly beg to differ. All five members of the band, who were onstage when shots first rang out, escaped to safety during the horrific terrorist attack – but their merchandise manager, Nick Alexander, was among the more than 100 victims who were brutally killed.

  • Eagles of Death Metal's Merch Manager Nick Alexander Among Confirmed Casualties of Paris Attacks

    He is the first reported British citizen to die in the various attacks that occurred in Paris on Friday. Although as of this writing Eagles of Death Metal have not issued any comment since a Friday evening Facebook post saying they were “still currently trying to determine the safety and whereabouts of all our band and crew,” Alexander’s family has released the following official statement: “It is with huge sorrow that we can confirm that our beloved Nick lost his life at the Bataclan last night.

  • Eagles of Death Metal Escape Paris Hostage Situation After Terrorist Attack on Bataclan Concert

    UPDATE: There are at least a reported 100 people dead inside Paris, France’s Bataclan concert hall on Friday, according to AFP and the Associated Press. The band playing the venue, Eagles of Death Metal, took to Twitter late Friday to express concern over members of their entourage who were still missing, and sorrow in general for the victims of this tragic attack. UPDATE #2: According to the Los Angeles Times, one of the band’s crew members was killed, and another was shot and wounded. pic.twitter.com/LghFAsiiV9 — EaglesOfDeathMetal (@EODMofficial) November 13, 2015 (photo: Variety) Eagles of Death Metal, the Southern California garage rockers whose sold-out show at Paris’s 1,500-capacity Bataclan concert hall was the target of an horrific terrorist attack, have escaped from the hostage situation unscathed. Facebook messages posted by the French band Red Lemons and Los Angeles musician Ricky Gaez, aka Ricky Vodka (the best friend of EoDM touring guitarist Eden Gallindo), say the band is safe.