Eagles Of Death Metal
Image was photographed in black & white.)(L-R) Musicians Dave Catching, Jesse Hughes, Josh Homme and Matt McJunkins of Eagles of Death Metal perform at the Teragram Ballroom on October 19, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

The terrorists attacks at the Bataclan concert hall was one of several coordinated violent acts that took place in Paris on Friday. It cannot yet be determined why ISIS chose an "Eagles of Death Metal" concert to unleash one of their bloody massacres, but more than 80 fans were killed during their concert on November 13th. Shortly after the event happened the band wrote on Facebook, "We are still currently trying to determine the safety and whereabouts of all our band and crew. Our thoughts are with all of the people involved in this tragic situation," learning that although the band members were unharmed, one of the group’s merchandise-sellers, Nick Alexander from Colchester, was killed during the horrific event.

Following the shooting many people are still questioning, who are "Eagles of Death Metal?" Here is what you need to know about the band.

Eagles of Death Metal is an American rock band from Palm Desert, California that was formed in 1998.

The band is fronted by Queens of the Stone Age singer Josh Homme and his childhood friend Jesse Hughes.

American rock group Eagles of Death Metal perform on stage on November 13, 2015 at the Bataclan concert hall in Paris, few moments before four men armed with assault rifles and shouting 'Allahu akbar' ('God is great!') stormed into the venue. Islamic State jihadists on November 14, 2015 claimed a series of coordinated attacks by gunmen and suicide bombers in Paris that killed at least 128 people in scenes of carnage at the Bataclan, restaurants and the national stadium. AFP PHOTO / ROCK&FOLK / MARION RUSZNIEWSKI (Photo credit should read Marion Ruszniewski/AFP/Getty Images)

Despite their band name, Eagles of Death Metal are not a death metal band, their sound is a mix of blues rock and garage rock.

Several songs from the album "Peace, Love, Death Metal,"were used in American television commercials including those for Ask.com, Comcast, Payless ShoeSource, Nissan Motors, Budweiser, Pontiac Motors and Wendys.

On October 31st, the band appeared on the U.K. TV show "TFI Friday" and performed "Save a Prayer" with Duran Duran.

They released their fourth studio album, Zipper Down, last month.

While the band were on stage at Le Bataclan in Paris, France, on 13 November 2015, the audience was attacked by terrorists wielding automatic rifles, grenades and suicide vests. Homme, who rarely tours with the band, was not in Paris.

This was not the first time the band had played the Bataclan. According to this YouTube video, EoDM perform at the same venue in 2009.

At least 80 people were killed during the concert, including the band's merchandise manager named Nick Alexander, but the band members made it safely out of the venue.

The band is due to play in other European cities including Munich, Stockholm, Rome and Barcelona.

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