Eagles Of Death Metal resumed their European tour last night, playing their first gig since the Paris attacks of November 2015.
The band played at Stockholm’s Debaser Medis in Sweden exactly three months after the attack on Le Bataclan last year. Eagles of Death Metal were headlining at the venue when armed terrorists opened fire on the band and audience, killing 89 people including merchandise manager Nick Alexander.
Prior to the Stockhol gig, fontman Jesse Hughes gave an emotional interview on Swedish TV, describing himself as, “a raw nerve.” See footage from the Nyhetsmorgon interview below.
At the Backyard Babies. Stockholm. Excellent! pic.twitter.com/R6n7LnHq56
— Jesse Hughes (@jesseEODM) February 10, 2016
Eagles of Death Metal setlist February 13:
‘I Only Want You’
‘Don’t Speak (I Came to Make a Bang!)’
‘Whorehoppin’ (Shit, Goddamn)’
‘I Got a Feelin (Just Nineteen)’
‘Stuck in the Metal’
‘Wannabe in L.A.’
‘I Want You So Hard (Boy’s Bad News)’
‘I Love You All the Time’
‘Save a Prayer’
‘Speaking in Tongues’
Eagles Of Death Metal have rescheduled a series of European live dates that were cancelled after the terrorist attack. The run of dates includes a return to Paris, this time at the Olympia venue, on February 16.
Fans who were at the Bataclan show on November 13 will be entitled to a free ticket for the rescheduled Paris date. The Bataclan Theatre will not be open again in time for the band’s return on this tour.
Eagles Of Death Metal will also return to the UK to play Reading and Leeds 2016, their only UK festival performance.
Eagles Of Death Metal made their live return at U2’s Paris concert on December 7. They thanked Bono for “sharing the healing power of rock’n’roll” and performed a cover of Patti Smith’s ‘People Have The Power’.
The band also made an emotional return to the Bataclan venue while in Paris.