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Eagles of Death Metal's Storming Reading Festival Set – The View From The Stage

We walked on stage with Jesse Hughes and the Eagles of Death Metal as they took to Reading Festival's main stage in the glorious sunshine.

  • The band gathered for a pre-show huddle, a last minute chance to prepare themselves for the task of entertaining the Reading Main Stage crowd.

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    Added: 28 Aug 2016

  • Jesse Hughes strode onto the stage like he meant business, cigarette burning in his hand, ready to bring the rock.

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    Added: 28 Aug 2016

  • EODM kicked off their performance with 'I Only Want You' from their 2004 debut album 'Peace, Love, Death Metal'.

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  • The rest of their set also drew from latest record 'Zipper Down', with the likes of 'Complexity' and 'Silverlake (K.S.O.F.M.)' making an appearance on the list.

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  • Jesse brought out this flashy cape during the show, bringing a touch of glitz and glamour to the dusty Richfield Avenue site.

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  • The band also took time to pay tribute to David Bowie with a cover of his song 'Moonage Daydream'.

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  • The group finished their electric set on the double whammy of 'I Want You So Hard (Boy's Bad News)' and 'Save A Prayer'.

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    Added: 28 Aug 2016