Video: U2 performs with Eagles Of Death Metal in Paris

Eagles of Death Metal with U2 in Paris (@MarquardtA/Twitter)
Eagles of Death Metal with U2 in Paris (@MarquardtA/Twitter)

The American band that was performing at the Bataclan theatre when it came under attack last month returned to Paris to make an appearance at a U2 concert.

The Eagles of Death Metal (EODM) took to the stage for U2's second performance at the AccorHotel Arena in eastern Paris on Monday (local time).

"They were robbed of their stage three weeks ago and we would like to offer them ours tonight," U2 frontman Bono said, according to the BBC.

He hugged Jesse Hughes, an EODM's singer, before performing a rendition of Patti Smith's 'People Have The Power' with the American band.

Bono was wearing a French flag for the show's encore, and sang a verse from France's Jacques Brel's 'Ne me quitte pas' – 'Don't Leave Me'.

"If you love liberty then Paris is your home town. We have few words to speak to the loss you are feeling in this city tonight," he told the crowd.

Names of Paris attack victims were projected on a screen in the arena, and Bono also mentioned the 14 victims of a mass shooting in California last week.

"We stand together with the families of those killed in Paris. We stand together with the families of those killed in San Bernardino," he said.

In their first interview since the attacks, EODM vowed to be the first band to play in the Bataclan theatre once it reopened.

EODM will continue their postponed European tour in February.

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