March 10, 2016


Eagles of Death Metal Suggest Security Knew About the Paris Attacks

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Stefan M. Prager/Getty Images

In November of last year, terrorists took over the Bataclan in Paris where Eagles of Death Metal were performing. It was a massacre: 89 people were killed, countless others injured. The band emerged unharmed but immediately canceled the rest of their tour. Three months later, they returned to the French city for an emotional and powerful performance.

As time progresses, we seem to learn more about the actual attacks. On Thursday (March 10), in a video interview with News.Com.Au, frontman Jesse Hughes suggests that some terrorists might've been posing as security at the venue. 

Hughes stated:

"When I first got to the venue and walked in, I walked past the dude who was supposed to be the security guard for the backstage. He didn’t even look at me. I immediately went to the promoter and said, “Who’s that guy? I want to put another dude on.” He said, “Well, some of the other guards aren’t here yet.” And eventually, I found out that six or so wouldn’t show up at all… Out of respect for the police still investigating, I won’t make a definite statement, but I’ll say that it seems like they had a reason not to show up."

Scary to think about. Watch the interview here.