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Eagles of Death Metal band members recall Paris terror attacks

In this file photo, American rock group Eagles of Death Metal perform on stage on November 13, 2015 at the Bataclan concert hall in Paris, a few moments before four men armed with assault rifles and shouting
In this file photo, American rock group Eagles of Death Metal perform on stage on November 13, 2015 at the Bataclan concert hall in Paris, a few moments before four men armed with assault rifles and shouting "Allahu akbar" ("God is great!") stormed into the venue. Band members discussed the ordeal with Vice in an in-depth interview released late Wednesday, November 25.
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The co-founder of Eagles of Death Metal, the band that was playing at Paris' Bataclan concert hall on Nov. 13 when it was attacked, says he wants the rock group to return there when the concert venue reopens.

In an emotional interview with Vice released late Wednesday, the band, whose members escaped the carnage, described the moments of shock and horror. Choking back sobs, Jesse Hughes promised to return to the site where 89 people died at the hands of Islamic extremists — among the 130 people killed in Paris on that Friday night.

Hughes says "I want to be the first band to play in the Bataclan when it opens back up."

He says "Our friends went there to see rock and roll and died. I'm going to go back there and live."

You can watch the full interview below.

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