Eagles of Death Metal safe after Paris attacks

Eagles of Death Metal safe after Paris attacks


US rock band Eagles of Death Metal were not injured in the attack on their Paris concert, it’s been confirmed.

The band members were unhurt but there have been unconfirmed reports a crew member was among those killed.

On Friday, the group issued a brief Facebook statement saying: “Our thoughts are with all the people involved in this awful situation.”

Eagles of Death Metal were playing in the French capital as part of a European tour.

Homme had not been to the tour.

The group are expected to release a further statement later on.

Their support act Red Lemons posted a message saying: “Guys… I really don’t understand what to say. We are a lot more than blessed.”

They included: “Thinking about people who passed away and who were having such a love (sic) time & happiness together with all of us just a minute before.”

The group’s latest album Zipper Down reached number 32 in the UK and number 59 in the US Billboard chart. Their tunes are employed in advertisements for the likes of Nike, Acura and Microsoft.

Jesse Hughes is a hard-living frontman who’s likewise an ordained minister as well as a former journalist and speechwriter for the Republican Party.

U2 have cancelled their concert on Saturday in Paris.

The Irish group said: “We saw in disbelief and shock in the unfolding events in Paris as well as our hearts go out to all the sufferers as well as their own families throughout the city tonight.

“Their families are devastated at the loss of life in the Eagles of Death Metal concert as well as our thoughts and prayers are with the group and their fans. And their families hope and pray that all our lovers in Paris are safe.”