The frontman of
Eagles of Death Metal has claimed guards at the Bataclan theatre in Paris knew that ISIS would launch its sickening terror attack.
Jesse Hughes claimed six guards did not show up for work on the night of the gig at the Paris venue.
And he even said he asked for one guard to be removed from backstage security because he was behaving oddly.
The American band were performing on stage when ISIS jihadists stormed in and killed 89 people and wounded 200.
During an interview with FOX News, Hughes said: “When I first got to the venue and walked in, I walked past the dude who was supposed to be the security guard for the backstage….
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Getty The Eagles of Death Metal perform on stage
“I immediately went to the promoter and said: ‘Who’s that guy? I want to put another dude on.
“…Eventually I found out that six or so wouldn’t show up at all.”
Hughes said it seemed “obvious” why they didn’t turn up to work.
The band cancelled the rest of their European tour last month after Hughes injured his finger.
The I Want You So Hard rocks were expected to perform eight further gigs after
their emotional Paris return following the terror attacks in November .
However the band released a statement on their Facebook page confirming the gigs will no longer take place after Jesse tore a tendon in his finger.
Getty Jesse Hughes claims six security guards did not show up to work on the night of the attacks
The statement read: “Eagles of Death Metal has regrettably been forced to cancel the remainder of their European tour due to founder Jesse Hughes tearing a tendon in his finger.
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“Hughes has tried to play through the injury during the current tour, but doctors have advised that the only way to properly heal it is to stop playing now, or risk further injury and having to cancel several weeks worth of shows.
“EODM will be cancelling the last eight shows of their current European run.”