Eagles Of Death Metal Discuss Paris Terrorist Attacks In New Vice Interview

In a new interview with Vice, Eagles Of Death Metal discussed the tragic terrorist attacks in Paris, France, which occurred in six locations throughout the country, including the Bataclan where the band was playing on November 13. At least 129 people were killed overall, with over 80 being slaughtered during the show. The band stopped playing as soon as they heard gunfire, and headed to the exit. Terrorists then begun taking hostages, and killed them one by one. All the band members made it out alive, including Matt McJunkins, who was one of the hostages. ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attacks, and France has since responded with a massive airstrike on Syria.

You can watch the Vice interview below:

Death Toll From Bucharest Nightclub Fire Rises To 60

According to Billboard, the death toll from the the tragic fire at the Colectiv, in Bucharest, Romania, which occurred during Goodbye To Gravity’s album release show, has now increased to 60 people. As previously reported, vocalist, Andrei Galut is the only surviving member of the band.

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This tragedy resulted Mayor Cristian Popescu Piedone resigning, after being arrested for suspicions of corruption, since he may have helped give the club a permit to operate. The Romanian Prime Minister, Victor Ponta and his government also stepped down, after being called corrupt by protesters for having inadequate safety standards.

The club owners themselves were arrested for manslaughter, due to them not following safety standards. The fire was a result of pyrotechnics, which set the foam insulation ablaze.

Metallica’s & Rammsetin’s Project Manager, Thomas Ayad, Killed In Paris Terrorist Attacks

Metallica’s, and Rammsetin’s project manager, Thomas Ayad was among the victims killed during the Paris terrorist attacks. R.I.P.

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Metallica posted the following tribute:

“We had great fortune to work with Thomas Ayad at Universal Music France for the past eight years and while Thomas had the official title of being our “project manager,” we knew him as a member of our Metallica family, a fan, a friend . . . and a warm, helpful, supportive familiar face each time we visited France. Friday we lost Thomas, at the Bataclan theatre, in a way that none of us can begin to comprehend. Our thoughts are with Thomas’ friends, family, co-workers and all Parisians during these very difficult times. (photo from November 9, 2011 at Taratata TV show)”

Rammstein also posted a tribute:

“Rammstein extend their sincere condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Thomas Ayad, who lost his life at the Bataclan Theatre last Friday. We had the great pleasure of working with Thomas at Universal Music France, who was Rammstein’s product manager for the past years. Our deepest sympathy goes to the people of Paris during this difficult time.”

The terrorist attacks occurred in six locations throughout Paris, France on Friday, November 13. According to CNN, at least 129 people were killed overall, with at least 80 being slaughtered at the Bataclan music hall, where Eagles Of Death Metal were playing. The band stopped playing as soon as they heard gunfire, and headed to the exit. Terrorists then begun taking hostages, and killed them one by one. All the band members made it out alive, including Matt McJunkins, who was one of the hostages. ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attacks, and France has since responded with a massive airstrike on Syria.

Eagles Of Death Metal Break Silence About Paris Terrorist Attacks

Eagles Of Death Metal have officially issued a statement about the terrorist attacks in Paris, France, which occurred in six locations throughout the country, including the Bataclan where the band was playing. According to CNN, at least 129 people were killed overall, with at least 80 being slaughtered during the show. The band stopped playing as soon as they heard gunfire, and headed to the exit. Terrorists then begun taking hostages, and killed them one by one. All the band members made it out alive, including Matt McJunkins, who was one of the hostages. ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attacks, and France has since responded with a massive airstrike on Syria.

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Here’s what EODM had to say:

“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.”

In other news Josh Homme (Queens Od The Stone Age), who is a member of Eagles Of Death Metal, but wasn’t at the Bataclan, is collecting money for the victims’ families. You can donate HERE.

Video Footage Of The Moment Terrorists Entered Eagles Of Death Metal Concert In Paris Emerges

Video footage of the moment the terrorists entered the Bataclan during Eagle Of Death Metal’s Paris show has surfaced. You can see that below. The terrorist attacks occurred in six locations throughout Paris, France on Friday, November 13. According to CNN, at least 129 people were killed overall, with at least 80 being slaughtered at the Bataclan music hall, where Eagles Of Death Metal were playing. The band stopped playing as soon as they heard gunfire, and headed to the exit. Terrorists then begun taking hostages, and killed them one by one. All the band members made it out alive, including Matt McJunkins, who was one of the hostages. ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attacks, and France has since responded with a massive airstrike on Syria.

Nick Alexander, Veteran Merch Manager, Killed In Paris Terrorist Attack/Graphic Video Of Violence Outside Eagles Of Death Metal Concert Emerges

Reports have surfaced that Nick Alexander, who has worked for bands like Sum 41, Underoath etc., was one of the 129 dead, following the Paris terrorist attacks. Alexander was working for Eagles Of Death Metal, when the Batacla was attacked. R.I.P.

The Telegraph, talked to an American woman named Helen Wilson, who was wounded in both legs. She said that Alexander was shot in front of her:

“We heard a couple of noises outside and people started running into the club. We didn’t know what was going on. Then maybe five, six guys came in with machine guns and shotguns and just started shooting people. It was mayhem.

“When anyone started running they would shoot them down. So we got down on the floor. I was afraid whenever I heard a step behind me… they machine-gunned everybody.”

“Nick was in front of me when we were lying on the ground and somebody moved and they just turned round and started shooting us. His back was to me and I couldn’t see what happened and I tried to keep him talking and then I tried to give him mouth-to-mouth resuscitation and they [the gunmen] were just sort of in the shadows and they would shoot if anyone said anything. Then he couldn’t breathe anymore and I held him in my arms and told him I loved him. He was the love of my life.”

His family also issued a statement:

“It is with huge sorrow that we can confirm that our beloved Nick lost his life at the Bataclan last night. Nick was not just our brother, son and uncle, he was everyone’s best friend – generous, funny and fiercely loyal. Nick died doing the job he loved and we take great comfort in knowing how much he was cherished by his friends around the world. Thank you for your thoughts and respect for our family at this difficult time. Peace and light.”

In other news, a video of the mass violence outside the venue has surfaced via Le Monde. You can watch it below, but be warned that it is very graphic:

The terrorist attacks occurred in six locations throughout Paris, France on Friday, November 13. According to CNN, at least 129 people were killed overall, with at least 80 being slaughtered at the Bataclan music hall, where Eagles Of Death Metal were playing. The band stopped playing as soon as they heard gunfire, and headed to the exit. Terrorists then begun taking hostages, and killed them one by one. All the band members made it out alive, including Matt McJunkins, who was one of the hostages. ISIS has taken responsibility for the attack, and French president Francois Hollande said the country “will lead the fight and will be ruthless.”

Members of Deftones were also in the area, because they had planned to play three consecutive shows there. They are all okay, and the concerts have been cancelled.

R.I.P. to the fallen.

Terrorists Kill Over 100 People At Paris Music Hall During Eagles Of Death Metal Concert, Many Others Killed In Separate Attacks

There have been multiple terrorists attacks in six locations throughout Paris, France on Friday, November 13, resulting in the deaths of over 100 people. According to CNN, at least 129 people were killed overall, with at least 80 being slaughtered at the Bataclan music hall, where Eagles Of Death Metal were playing. The band stopped playing as soon as they heard gunfire, and headed to the exit. Terrorists then begun taking hostages, and killed them one by one. All the band members made it out alive, including Matt McJunkins, who was one of the hostages. ISIS has taken responsibility for the attack, and French president Francois Hollande said the country “will lead the fight and will be ruthless.” R.I.P. to the fallen.

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Goodbye To Gravity Bassist Dies, Death Toll From Bucharest Nightclub Fire Continues To Rise

According to Billboard, the death toll from the the tragic fire at the Colectiv, in Bucharest, Romania, which occurred during Goodbye To Gravity’s album release show, has now increased to 51 people. Among the latest deaths is the band’s bassist, Alex Pascu, who died after being transferred to a different hospital today (November 11). Vocalist, Andrei Galut is the only surviving member of the band.

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This news comes after Mayor Cristian Popescu Piedone recently resigned, after being arrested for suspicions of corruption, since he may have helped give the club a permit to operate. The Romanian Prime Minister, Victor Ponta and his government also stepped down, after being called corrupt by protesters for having inadequate safety standards.

The club owners themselves were arrested for manslaughter, due to them not following safety standards. The fire was a result of pyrotechnics, which set the foam insulation ablaze.

Goodbye To Gravity Drummer Dies, Death Toll From Bucharest Nightclub Fire Continues To Rise

According to Blabbermouth, the death toll from the the tragic fire at the Colectiv, in Bucharest, Romania, which occurred during Goodbye To Gravity’s album release show, has now increased to over 40 people. Among the latest deaths is the band’s drummer, Bogdan Lavinius, who died in the hospital this morning (November 8). The Guardian also reports that there are still 107 people injured, with 48 being in critical condition.

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In other news, Mayor Cristian Popescu Piedone has also resigned, and has been arrested for suspicions of corruption, since he may have helped give the club a permit to operate. This news comes after Romanian Prime Minister, Victor Ponta and his government stepped down, after being called corrupt by protesters for having inadequate safety standards.

The club owners themselves were arrested for manslaughter, due to them not following safety standards. The fire was a result of pyrotechnics, which set the foam insulation ablaze.

Romanian Prime Minister Resigns Following Tragic Fire At Goodbye To Gravity Show

According to the New York Times, Romanian Prime Minister, Victor Ponta and his government have stepped down, following the tragic fire at the Colectiv, in Bucharest, which occurred during Goodbye To Gravity’s album release show. The resignation was do to protesters who said Ponta is corrupt, and that the inadequate safety standards were a result of that. This news comes after, the club owners themselves were arrested for manslaughter, due to them not following safety standards. The fire was a result of pyrotechnics, which set the foam insulation ablaze, and the death toll has since increased to 32, with nearly 200 others injured.