Eagles of Death Metal Issue Statement on Paris Attacks
Published Nov 18, 2015An Eagles of Death Metal concert at Le Bataclan was one of the targets of horrific terrorist attacks in Paris last Friday (November 13), and the band have now offered up a statement in the aftermath of the tragic events.
The message explains that while they are "still trying to come to terms with what happened in France," the members' thoughts are with victims like merch salesman Nick Alexander, record company colleagues Thomas Ayed, Marie Mosser and Manu Perez, and all of the friends and fans who died in the attack.
They go on to say that the band are "proud to stand together, with our new family, now united by a common goal of love and compassion."
After announcing that all further Eagles of Death Metal shows will be postponed until further notice, the message ends with "Vive la musique, vive la liberté, vive la France, and vive EODM."
Read the full statement below.
The concert venue issued a statement in response to the attacks yesterday (November 17).