Eagles of Death Metal get choked up as they return to the Bataclan for the first time since Paris attacks

The manager of the venue has vowed that they will re-open

Christopher Hooton
Tuesday 08 December 2015 17:20

Band members from Eagles of Death Metal have headed to the memorial site outside the Bataclan theatre in Paris, laying flowers and reading the hosts of cards left there.

90 EODM fans were killed by terrorists during their show there last month, and returning to the venue was clearly a tough experience, with the band embracing and wiping away tears.

The US alt-rockers haven’t let the attackers put them off live performances however, making a surprise return to the stage in Paris on Monday night with U2.

"They were robbed of their stage three weeks ago and we would like to offer them ours tonight," said frontman Bono, before hugging the band's lead singer Jesse Hughes.

EODM revisit Paris attack

The two bands then performed the Patti Smith song “People Have The Power” together, with U2 vowing: "Thank you Paris - we love you. We will never give up rocking and rolling."

The Bataclan remains closed, though the manager has vowed that it will re-open in due course.

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