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|Genres||Heavy metal, Polish punk|
|Labels||Gusten Fætter Records|
|Members||"Lækre" Jens Mondrup
"Heavy" Henning Nymand
Matthias "MyTightAss" Pedersen
The band is one of many successful metal bands singing their lyrics in the Danish language. Red Warszawa's lyrics mainly concern taboo themes such as alcoholism, child abuse, prostitution, drug abuse and the like, presented in a blackly humorous and satirical fashion. The band's lyrics and image present the group as low-class, uneducated, crass, alcoholic and proud of it. The main recurring theme of the band's lyrics is low-class Danish social misery and its connected vices such as racism, alcoholism, domestic violence, drug abuse and lacking education.
The band also had a cameo in the Danish movie In China They Eat Dogs, as a heavy metal-band inadvertently getting executed.
In 1986 "Lækre" Jens Mondrup and "Heavy" Henning Nymand's teacher played a song made by a Polish punk band. They liked it and decided to play it themselves, so they started the band today known as Red Warszawa. Around 1990 Red Warszawa changed their music style into Heavy Metal but they still claim they their style is Polish punk because they think it sounds much cooler.
According to the band's website, the name was supposed to mean "Red Warsaw" - red as in the colour red, and Warsaw as in the capital of Poland. But the band members thought that the city was called Warszawa in English - as it is called in both Danish and Polish - so they named their band "Red Warszawa". Red in Danish means save, and because of that, many Danes thought that Red Warszawa was an organisation like Save the Children (Danish: Red Barnet).
- "Lækre" Jens Mondrup - Vocals (1986–1991, 1992–1993, 1995–present)
- "Heavy" Henning Nymand - Guitar (1986–present)
- Morbus Crohn - Drums (2013'ish–present)
- Matthias "MyTightAss" Pedersen - Bass (2006–present)
- Hævi Mætal og Hass (1996)
- Skal Vi Lege Doktor? (1998)
- Tysk Hudindustri (2000)
- Omvendt Blå Kors (2002)
- Return of the Glidefedt (2004)
- De 4 Årstider I Nordvest (2010)