Paris attacks: Eagles of Death Metal issue first statement since Bataclan massacre


(Picture: Facebook/Eagles of Death Metal)

(Picture: Facebook/Eagles of Death Metal)

Eagles of Death Metal, the group performing at the Bataclan Concert Hall in Paris when terrorists burst in and opened fire, have issued their first official statement since the attack.

Three men with automatic weapons and multiple magazines of ammunition came into the room as the band played Kiss the Devil from their 2004 album Peace, Love, Death Metal.

The band members escaped unscathed, but 89 others, including their colleagues Nick Alexander, Thomas Ayad, Marie Mosser and Manu Perez, were killed by the gunmen.

Today they released the following statement – their first since the incident – via their Facebook page:

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