Eagles of Death Metal fans are bailing on the band after Jesse Hughes’ posts about the March for Lives kids

Jesse Hughes, the leader of Eagles of Death Metal, made some very ill-advised Instagram posts over the weekend, slamming the kids involved in the March for Lives protests against gun violence. Hughes, a gun enthusiast, Trump supporter and survivor of the Bataclan massacre, calling the efforts “pathetic and disgusting.”

As you might expect, the blowback has been severe. Hughes’ posts are gone, but the damage has been done. Fans are taking action.

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Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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