Eagles of Death Metal

Eagles of Death Metal was the band playing at the Bataclan concert hall when the terrorists attacked. As many as 100 people were killed at the sold-out concert. The band escaped unharmed, but their merchandising manager, Nick Alexander, was killed. Lead singer Jesse Hughes spent his formative years in Palm Desert. Guitarist Dave Catching owns a recording studio in the desert. And the band plays regularly at Pappy and Harriet’s, a roadhouse in nearby Pioneertown.