The American rock band who were targets of the Paris terror attacks last month during their concert have announced their performance at next summer’s Reading Festival.
The terror attack at Bataclan Theatre killed scores of people during the Eagles of Death Metal concert, when gunmen barged inside and began firing indiscriminately. The band only escaped by hiding in the dressing room at the venue. The horrific incident caused the group to postpone the rest of their Europe tour dates, but they are now completing their tour. They’re also heading to Paris yet again in February, performing at the Olympia Theatre, since Bataclan will not reopen in time.
Their rescheduled Europe tour includes a stop at Reading Festival in UK that’s happening from August 26-28. “The people of Paris have always been incredible to us, and our feeling of love towards this beautiful city and its people has been reinforced a million times over this past month,” Said the band’s frontman, Jesse Hughes. “Hearing the stories of the survivors, the injured and those who have lost loved ones has been overwhelming. Not returning to finish our set was never an option. We look forward to coming back in February and continuing our mission to bring rock ‘n’ roll to the world.”