eToCache5 = ""; ?> Banlieue Rouge guitar chords, guitar tabs and lyrics - chordie
Filter the songs:
Show all songs
Show only songs that are easy to play
Show only songs with formatted chord grids
Show only songs with tabs
Chordie needs editors!
Improve this page

Banlieue Rouge

Banlieue Rouge was a punk rock band from Montréal, Québec in the 1990s. It remains the biggest French punk rock band from Québec province.

Banlieue Rouge was formed in 1989 in Longueuil, a Montréal suburb. Heavily influenced by French punk rock bands such as Bérurier Noir, they started with a drum machine, which was eventually replaced by Jeff on drums.

Banlieue Rouge was: *Safwan (vocals) *Sylvain (guitar) *Xavier (bass) *Jeff (drum)

In 1999, after four full-length albums (plus one live and one best-of) and ten years of touring in America and Europe, the band finally broke up. Some members went on to form Akuma, an angrier, louder hardcore punk band with bilingual (French/English) lyrics.

"Banlieue Rouge" means "Red Suburb". On their debut album, En Attendant Demain, it is explained that this refers to their status as a "a suburb of the megacity of pop music, unknown to the masses." The "red" part of the name could refer either to a violent nature or political leanings.

Historically, banlieues rouges were P...

license: GNU FDL
source: Wikipedia


5 popular songs