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Eagles Of Death Metal Releases Statement On Paris Attacks

November 18th 2015

By:
Laura Donovan

The band Eagles of Death Metal just released a powerful statement on Facebook about last week's Paris attacks, one of which took place at their show and reportedly killed more than 80 people, including the band merchandise manager Nick Alexander.

 

While the band is now home safe, we are horrified and still trying to come to terms with what happened in France. Our...

Posted by Eagles Of Death Metal on Wednesday, November 18, 2015

 

"While the band is now home safe, we are horrified and still trying to come to terms with what happened in France. 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.

"Although bonded in grief with the victims, the fans, the families, the citizens of Paris, and all those affected by terrorism, we are proud to stand together, with our new family, now united by a common goal of love and compassion.

"We would like to thank the French police, the FBI, the U.S. and French State Departments, and especially all those at ground zero with us who helped each other as best they could during this unimaginable ordeal, proving once again that love overshadows evil.

"All EODM shows are on hold until further notice.

"Vive la musique, vive la liberté, vive la France, and vive EODM."

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The statement received massive support from fans and followers, including fellow band Tenacious D:

Eagles Of Death Metal Facebook

Alexander's girlfriend, Polina Buckley shared some heartbreaking tweets about her boyfriend's death over the weekend:

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