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The Eagles of Death Metal returned to Paris on Tuesday

The California rock band that was on stage at the Bataclan concert hall during the Paris attacks in November made an emotionally charged return to the city on Tuesday.

'Bon soir Paris, we're ready for this!' an emotional Jesse Hughes shouted before the show

The Eagles of Death Metal returned to Paris on Tuesday after last playing in the city in November when it was under attack by extremists. (Joel Saget/AFP/Getty)

The show was filled with survivors and relatives of the dead.

The California rock band Eagles of Death Metal, which was on stage at the Bataclan concert hall during the Paris attacks in November, made an emotionally charged return to the city on Tuesday. 

The show Tuesday was held at the Olympia concert hall and began with a heartfelt message. (Joel Saget/AFP/Getty)

'Bon soir Paris, we're ready for this!' 

After a moment of silence, frontman Jesse Hughs told the crowd the band was ready before heading straight into the first song. Later, between two songs, he shouted: "Peace, love and rock and roll!"

With tears in his eyes, band frontman Jesse Hughes held up a shirt passed forward through the crowd prior to the start of the concert. (Joel Saget/AFP/Getty)

The Eagles of Death Metal were on stage at the Bataclan during the Paris attacks

The band's performance on Nov. 13 turned into a bloodbath when Islamist suicide bombers stormed in during near-simultaneous attacks around the French capital. Ninety concert-goers at the Bataclan were killed.

Armed police guarded entrances to the Olympia for Tuesday's performance, and concert-goers' bags were searched at the door. Despite the tight security and high tensions, the Olympia concert hall was packed. (Joel Saget/AFP/Getty)

'You're stuck with me, I'm Parisian now.' 

At one point during the concert, Hughes pledged his love for Paris. The band tweeted the photo and quote below after the show.

Despite tight security, viewers were in good spirits and the house was packed.

The emotional return of the Eagles of Death Metal was a much-covered news story in Paris. Here, French TV news journalist Candice Mahout reports a few hours ahead of the show. (Joel Saget/AFP/Getty)

"I don't know why God picked us to be the band."

In a TV interview about the November attacks before the show, singer Hughes broke down sobbing. 

Hughes blew a kiss before the start of the band's first solo show in Paris after the Bataclan massacre. (Joel Saget/AFP/Getty)

After the November attacks, the band shared messages of support on Twitter…

…including this Maple Leaf flag poster sent by a fan. 

With files from Getty Images