Ripcordz

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Ripcordz
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Ripcordz live in Vancouver
Background information
Origin Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Genres Punk rock
Years active 1980–present
Labels Mayday Records
EnGuard Records
Og Records
Sudden Death Records
Website [theripcordz.com/main.php

Ripcordz are a Canadian punk rock band, formed in Montreal in 1980. They have released 15 full-length albums and continue to tour extensively as a three-piece band. The band re-released their first album, Are Go!, in 2004.[1] Ripcordz have played over 3000 shows since their formation. All their shows have been played in Canada except for a dozen played in the United States during their tour in 2000.[2] Paul Gott is the only remaining original member.[3] Paul won the tribute award at the GAMIQ Awards in 2008.[4]

Current members[edit]

  • Paul Gott – 1980–present – vocals, guitar
  • Matty Fortyfive – 2013-present – vocals, bass
  • Alexandre Roy – 2012-present – drums

Former Members[edit]

  • François Demers – 1991–1999, 2003–2012 – drums, vocals
  • Alexandre Gauthier – 1999-2008, 2010-2012 – bass
  • Ian Campeau – 2002-2003 – drums
  • Simon Cloutier – 1999-2001 – drums
  • John Isherwood – 1991-1992 – bass
  • Danny Laflamme – 1992-1995, 2008-2009 – bass
  • Chris Moroz – 1995-1999 – bass
  • Phil O'Neill – 1988-1990 – drums
  • Ian Swinson – 1988-1991 – bass

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