November 13th, 2015 – As bassist Matt McJunkins and the Eagles of Death Metal prepared to perform their sold out show at the Bataclan in Paris, France, 6-8 terrorists entered the venue and held 100 hostages inside the building. According to CNN the attackers are still in a shootout with the Paris police. (Reported by CNN and Consequence of Sound)
The Red Lemons posted an update to Facebook saying they were outside the venue with the members of Eagles of Death Metal when the attack took place. “They’re safe,” Red Lemons’ Facebook page said. “They took a cab.”
We are still waiting on word from McJunkins on the safety of he and the band.
McJunkins posted this photo just hours before their scheduled performance on Facebook:
Stay tuned for updates.
UPDATE: It has been confirmed that Matt McJunkins and the band have been safely removed from the premises unharmed.