The Times of Israel reports: American rock band Eagles of Death Metal will perform at Tel Aviv’s Barby Club Monday night on the tail end of its summer tour around Europe.
It’s been nearly a year since Eagles of Death Metal, known also as EODM, was performing last November in Paris at the Bataclan concert hall where Muslim terrorists attacked and killed 89 people, leading to a total of 130 people dead in a series of coordinated attacks in Paris.
Since then, the California band, founded nearly 20 years ago by high school friends and singer Jesse Hughes and drummer/guitarist Joshua Homme, have earned a kind of proxy fame for their reactions to the tragic concert hall attack.
Never ones to mince words, frontman Hughes told his Israel audience during a visit in July 2015 that he had written former Pink Floyd frontman Roger Waters, telling the BDS spokesperson, “F**k you, ain’t nobody gonna keep me from my people here in Tel Aviv.”
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