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Offenbach is a Quebec blues rock band, initially Offenbach - Tabernac from to Following a successful reunion tour inthe band released a new album in Denis Boulet left the band inand was replaced by Roger Wezo Belval. In November of that year, the band performed a "Mass for the Dead" at St. InPierre Harel left the band to pursue a career as a filmmaker and the band toured France. They were based there for the next two years as they toured Europe extensively.
Several performances from this era were documented in the concert film "Tabarnak", directed PSI Power (Single Version) - Hawklords - 25 Years On Claude Faraldo. Inthe band returned to Montreal. Lamothe and Belval left in and were replaced by Norman Kerr on bass and Pierre Lavoie on drums; Jean Millaire also joined the band that year as a second guitarist, but left Offenbach - Tabernac the year and was replaced briefly by Doug McCaskill, then permanently by John McGale.
Kerr and Lavoie departed inand were replaced by Breen Leboeuf on bass and Robert Harrisson on drums. Inthe band recorded its first of two English albums, Never Too Tenderand toured across Canada to promote it. They subsequently released three more French albums, OffenbachTraversion and "En Fusion", before their second English language album, Rock Bottomwas released in A recording of their concert at the St. The musicians involved in Offenbach each pursued solo projects through the next decade.
Boulet released two solo albums before his death in Harel, Lamothe and Belval formed the new Offenbach - Tabernac Corbach to capitalize on the history and popularity of both Offenbach and Corbeau. Inthe band's back catalogue began to be remastered and rereleased Offenbach - Tabernac compact discand several of their albums once again hit Quebec's pop charts in the new format.
Due to Boulet's death, they selected Martin Deschampswho had recently won Quebec's L'Empire des futures stars competition, as the band's new vocalist.
They toured extensively for two years, and released a greatest hits compilation in A second volume of hits followed in Inthe band released Naturewhich consisted of acoustic versions of their classic hits.
It also includes one new song "L'amour est cruel" Love is cruel. The music was written by Gravel in the s and the words were later added by Deschamps.
As ofthe band is still touring and performing shows all over Quebec as well as in Ontario, New Brunswick and France. WIth the addition of new band members, fans Offenbach - Tabernac to appreciate the music during their performances and have voiced their appreciation for keeping the music alive after the passing of its former leader on numerous occasions. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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