California rock band was slated to play at attacked Paris concert hall

November 14, 2015 04:14

LOS ANGELES - The California-based rock band Eagles of Death Metal was in the midst of a European tour following its fourth album release when the musicians found themselves caught up in a terror attack at the Paris concert hall where they were due to perform on Friday.

The concert hall was one of several entertainment sites around Paris that were targeted by gunmen and bombers, killing dozens of people in what President Francois Hollande described as an unprecedented terrorist attack.

It was not immediately clear whether the band had taken the stage before gunman stormed the Bataclan music hall in the French capital.

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