Who are the Eagles of Death Metal?

The band was slated to play at the Bataclan concert hall in Paris tonight, which was overrun by terrorists in what appears to have been the most devastating attack in a night of devastating attacks across the city. The fate of the band’s members remains unclear. The band has been described, perhaps understandably, as a death metal band, but in fact their style is closer to what one of my colleagues described as “sex rock.” Take a listen: