Eagles of Death Metal Enters U.K. Singles Chart

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Polina Volkova, a friend of Eagles Of Death Metal's merchandise manager Nick Alexander (R in photograph), who died in attacks in Paris, cries as she sits near a makeshift memorial during a vigil outside the consulate of France in the Manhattan borough of New York November 14, 2015. Carlo Ellegri

American rock band Eagles of Death Metal—who were performing in the Bataclan Theater when militant group Islamic State (ISIS) launched multiple attacks in Paris on Friday—entered the U.K's Official Singles Chart, after fans launched a social media campaign on Monday to get one of the band's songs to number one.

The Californian rock band's song "Save a Prayer" entered the charts at number 96, BBCreports. On Monday, British fans launched campaigns on Facebook and Twitter to get the song to number one as a tribute to the victims of the attacks that killed at least 129 people and wounded hundreds of others.

The band, who formed in 1998, were performing a sold-out show at the Bataclan Theater on Friday as part of a European tour to celebrate the October release of their album Zipper Down. Militants opened fire on the crowd and detonated bomb belts, killing at least 89 people, including the band's merchandise seller Nick Alexander.

More than 8,000 people have liked the campaign's Facebook page, which calls on music fans to buy the band's cover of "Save A Prayer," originally by British band Duran Duran, to show "solidarity against terrorism and support for peace."

The song, which Eagles of Death Metal released earlier this year, is already at number one on the iTunes U.K. rock chart and number two on the Amazon U.K. singles chart.