Deftones Cancel European Dates Following Paris Attacks

Warner Bros RecordsSome members of the Deftones were at the Bataclan concert venue in Paris Friday night when the deadly attack occurred during the Eagles of Death Metal concert. They were scheduled to perform at the same venue for three nights: November 14-16.

Due to the attacks, the Deftones cancelled those shows, plus additional European dates in Germany and the U.K.

The band said in a statement over the weekend, "Much has been said, as well as seen, on every media outlet about the events in Paris.  Some of us were in attendance at the Le Bataclan, and the rest of our family, just blocks away on this night.  We have been to Paris many, many times, and we’ve had some of the most amazing shows in this tremendously electric city.

"With this being said, and with our deepest condolences, love and respect to everyone affected, and to all of us who share this planet, we must return home to our loved ones," the statement continued. "We will return when appropriate."     

The band said that it will provide further information to fans who had tickets for the cancelled concerts in the near future.

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