Although U2 did not bring out Eagles Of Death Metal in Paris on Sunday night (Dec. 6), as was previously rumored, the did welcome Patti Smith to the stage as a surprise guest at their AccorHotels Arena gig on Sunday. The rock legend's appearance was used to honor the victims of the Nov. 13 terrorist attacks in the city.
Smith played a bit of "Gloria" onstage before segueing into her 1988 single "People Have the Power." The singer also joined U2 in London to perform the song prior to the Paris attacks, on Oct. 29.
On Sunday, U2 shut down rumors that Eagles Of Death Metal, who were performing at Le Bataclan in the city as the attacks occurred, would be joining them onstage. "We're back in Paris and it's great to be here. Some people have been saying that Eagles of Death Metal will appear onstage with U2 tonight. This is not the case," U2's statement read. "We have another surprise guest planned for tonight's show."
U2 will rock AccorHotels Arena on Monday night as well--this time for a concert that will be broadcast live on HBO. Click here to watch Bono sing "One" with Miley Cyrus at a benefit concert last week.