VIDEO – The rock band playing at the Bataclan November 13 gave a video interview to the American magazine Vice and describes the carnage that took place in their box
They were on stage at the Bataclan when the terrorists opened fire. Unharmed and returned to the United States, the California rockers Eagles of Death Metal have agreed, for the first time, to testify facing the camera. The founder of the magazine Vice , the lead singer Jesse Hughes, surrounded by his colleague Joshua Man who did not participate in concert in Paris, told the choked voice, how many victims of the attack were refuge in the houses of the group before being slaughtered.
Vice has put online a 30-second preview. In extenso The interview should be released next week. “Many people are hidden in our lodge and the killers were able to come in and kill them all there, except for a kid who was hiding under my leather jacket,” says Jesse Hughes.
“People pretended to be dead and were so scared,” he continues. “One of the reasons why so many people were killed because they would not abandon their friends. There were so many people who have put themselves in front of others, “says he.
In a statement released Thursday, Eagles of Death Metal called himself” horrified “and” still to try to overcome what happened. ” “Although related in sorrow with the victims, fans, families and citizens of Paris, and all those affected by terrorism, we are proud to jointly cope with our new family, now united by a common goal love and compassion, “stated the group that canceled all remaining concerts.
The training also paid tribute to Nick Alexander who was selling products bearing the image of Eagles of Death Metal and three employees from her record company Universal Thomas Ayad, Marie Mosser and Manu Perez. All four are among the 89 victims of the Bataclan.
The Sweet Stuff Foundation, the charity founded by Joshua Homme, member of Eagles of Death Metal and Rock singer of Queens of the stone age, announced that all donations collected until the end of the year would be donated to families affected by the bombing.