Josh Homme's new band are watched by pals The Distillers and Melissa Auf Der Maur...

MELISSA AUF DER MAUR and Distillers were in the crowd for EAGLES OF DEATH METAL’s first UK show last night (February 10).

The group, which features Queens Of The Stone Age singer Josh Homme on drums, are about to start a UK tour in support of Distillers on their NME Awards Shows.

In preparation for their opening gig tonight at the London Brixton Academy (February 11), the band played a secret, invite only show at the exclusive Met Bar in central London.

Also in attendance were Snow Patrol and Radio 1 DJs Edith Bowman and Zane Lowe.

From here, their NME Awards Shows visit:London Brixton Academy (February 11)

Glasgow Barrowlands (13)

Leeds University (14)

Birmingham Academy (15)

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