Skip to comments.Eagles of Death Metal Dropped From Music Festivals Over Lead Singer's Comments About Muslims
Posted on 05/22/2016 8:12:11 AM PDT by Kaslin
The band Eagles of Death Metal, whose concert was attacked by ISIS extremists during the November 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris, has been dropped from two French music festivals after lead singer Jesse Hughes said that he saw Muslims celebrating following the massacre.
The band was scheduled to play at the Rock en Seine and Cabaret Vert festivals later this summer.
The Rock en Seine and Cabaret Vert festivals took issue with an interview by singer and guitarist Jesse Hughes, who renewed allegations that Muslim staff at the Bataclan club had been involved in the attack.
As we are in total disagreement with Jesse Hughess recent allegations given in an interview with an American media [outlet], both Cabaret Vert and Rock en Seine festivals have decided to cancel the bands performance, said a statement by the two festivals, which take place in late August.
This isn't Hughes' first brush with controversy regarding his comments on Islam. He apologized in March after implying that the security guards at the Bataclan had been tipped off to the attack. Hughes also gave a very emotional interview with French media about how gun control laws are foolish.
Eagles of Death Metal is currently touring throughout North America.
Radical Islamist murderers, still in France.
American Musicians, out.
Let’s see how that works out.
“he saw Muslims celebrating”
...see no evil? Maybe dancing and singing are their way of mourning? ~sarc
Kinda tough to say this guy has no credibility.
This guy was in the midst of Hell, and despite that he is still expected to sugar-coat his words and opinions for fear of “offending” a pet class of the left.
Insane. Political correctness is death.
You CANNOT fix retarded.
I find it amazing that, in a country that professes free speech, if you say something that reflects your opinion on something, political correctness can cause you to lose an income over it. Yet it’s perfectly OK for some liberal group (pick one) to force a company or family to serve their demands even though they don’t want to. Something’s run amok here...
They are going to have to rename Stockholm Syndrome, France has nationalized it.
The cheese eating surrender monkeys doing what they do best. Wouldn’t want to offend their masters.
These people are crazy.
The next time France wants to be bailed out I hope they don’t expect us to do it - yet again.
the french are EXPERTS AT SURRENDERING
The French are in desperate need of a new Charles Martel. They’ll never find one at this rate.
Makes me want to buy tickets and just give them to people.
They were [expletive] THERE. They could have been massacred. Their merchandise guy was. THEY SHOULD DAMN WELL KNOW IF THEY SAW MUSLIMS CELEBRATING. Common sense: it seems people always celebrate after these attacks.
These people rushed back to France to play for them and mourn with them. And France screws them? France still doesn’t know how to choose carefully.
The truth.” Dumbledore sighed. “It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and should therefore be treated with great caution.
Maybe Trump should hire them to play at his rallies.
(Or maybe not. I’m not familiar with their music.)
QUICK! Dispatch James Taylor to make him feel better!
In an interview published last week, Hughes called for greater scrutiny of Muslims in the west and alleged that conservative Christians were unfairly being blamed for global problems...."
Probably the real reason he's being disinvited.
They need to hold a parallel impromptu music event next door to the one they were kicked out of
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