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Merchandise manager for Palm Desert band killed in Paris attacks

Polina Buckley, the girlfriend of Eagles Of Death Metal's merchandise manager Nick Alexander, who died in attacks in Paris, cries as she sits near a makeshift memorial outside the consulate of France in New York.
Polina Buckley, the girlfriend of Eagles Of Death Metal's merchandise manager Nick Alexander, who died in attacks in Paris, cries as she sits near a makeshift memorial outside the consulate of France in New York.
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Nick Alexander, the merchandise manager for Eagles of Death Metal, the Palm Desert band who was playing at the Bataclan in Paris before it was overtaken by terrorists, was one of more than 100 people killed in the attack, according to Rolling Stone. 

The 36-year-old Alexander was working the merchandise table for the band during its European tour, according to Rolling Stone, which also included a statement from Alexander's family.

From the Rolling Stone article:

"It is with huge sorrow that we can confirm that our beloved Nick lost his life at the Bataclan last night. Nick was not just our brother, son and uncle; he was everyone's best friend – generous, funny and fiercely loyal," Alexander's family said. "Nick died doing the job he loved and we take great comfort in knowing how much he was cherished by his friends around the world. Thank you for your thoughts and respect for our family at this difficult time. Peace and light."

A wide range of musicians from various bands including Sum 41, Fall Out Boy and the Black Keys expressed their condolences over Alexander's death. Alice in Chains honored Alexander with a post on the band's Facebook page.