Newswire: Eagles Of Death Metal release their first statement on the Paris attacks

As the awful massacre at the Bataclan theater in Paris unfolded last Friday, one of the first tidbits of information to dribble out over social media was that the members of Eagles Of Death Metal, the band that was performing when attackers stormed the building and began firing into the crowd, had made it out safe. (Their merch manager and several record-label representatives, among the 89 total people killed in the Bataclan attack, were not so lucky.)

Understandably, the band has been laying low ever since, trying to process what happened to them and their fans at what—at first—appeared to be a typical Friday-night rock show. Now the band has released its first statement about the attack, which was sent out in a press release earlier this morning. It’s presented in its entirety below.

While the band is now home safe, we are horrified and still trying …

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