Eagles of Death Metal to perform in Toronto for 1st time after Paris terror attacks

California rock band, Eagles of Death Metal are joining forces with Death From Above for a Canadian tour this spring. Eagles of Death Metal/Facebok

TORONTO – Continuing their triumphant return after a tragic tour disruption, The Eagles of Death Metal are landing in Toronto this spring.

The California-based band announced an upcoming Toronto concert date Monday as part of Canadian Music Week.

The band is currently playing in Europe, completing a tour that was savagely interrupted last November when 90 concertgoers were killed during the Paris terror attacks.

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Three gunmen attacked the Bataclan concert hall on Nov. 13, firing into a packed audience and detonating explosive vests. The band escaped unscathed, and later vowed to return to Paris and finish its show.

The European tour — renamed the Nos Amis Tour (French for “our friends) — resumed in December and the band played a show in Paris last Tuesday, offering free tickets to survivors of the Bataclan attack.

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The band, whose genre is more rock than death metal, join with Toronto outfits Dearly Beloved and The Beaches for a show at the Opera House on May 7. Tickets go on sale Friday.

Canadian Music Week runs from May 2 to 8.

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