It was rumored in recent days that Eagles of Death Metal might appear at one of U2’s back-to-back Paris concerts on Dec. 6 and 7. On Sunday, the Irish rockers wrote on their website that EODM wouldn’t appear at the Dec. 6 show — but didn’t mention anything about the following night’s show.
“We’re back in Paris and it’s great to be here. Some people have been saying that Eagles of Death Metal will appear on stage with U2 tonight. This is not the case. We have another surprise guest planned for tonight’s show,” the note reads.
Last week, a source told Billboard that Eagles of Death Metal would be joining U2 at one of the two Paris shows. In addition, the cameo would include co-founder Josh Homme, who often does not tour with the band and was not present at the Nov. 13 attack at Bataclan. Monday’s concert HBO will premiere U2: Innocence + Experience Live in Paris at 9 p.m. ET.
Bono and his bandmates were extremely supportive of Eagles of Death Metal during the tumultuous weekend, buying them new phones, offering them use of their plane, and providing counsel on what they’d just endured.
U2’s Paris concerts were originally scheduled for Nov. 14 and 15, but were postponed after the attacks. The group is performing Sunday and Monday at the city’s AccorHotels Arena.