Vulgaires Machins

Vulgaires Machins is a French Canadian punk rock group from Granby, Quebec. The group consists of Guillaume Beauregard (vocals, guitars), Marie-Ève Roy (vocals, guitars), Maxime Beauregard (bass) and Patrick Landry (drums). Their lyrics denounce consumerism a modern decadence.[1]

Vulgaires Machins
Guillaume Beauregard in Lac-Mégantic, Québec on 12 August 2007
Background information
OriginGranby, Quebec
GenresPunk rock
Years active1995-present
LabelsIndica Records, Guerilla Asso


Vulgaires Machins was formed in 1995.[2] The next year they released their first album, La vie est belle.[3]

The group was nominated for the 2007 Juno Award for Francophone Album of the Year for their album Compter les corps.[4][2]

They were also nominated for French Video of the Year at the 2007 MuchMusic Video Awards ("Compter les corps"), and in 2010 their song "Parasites" won the French ECHO songwriting prize.[5] In 2012 they were featured on CBC Television's Studio 12.[6]



  • 1996: La vie est belle (independent)
  • 1998: 24-40 (Indica Records)
  • 2000: Regarde le monde (Indica Records)
  • 2002: Aimer le mal (Indica Records)
  • 2004: Cross the bridge/Passe le pont split with Burning Heads (independent/Enrage Production)
  • 2006: Compter les corps (Indica Records)
  • 2008: Presque Sold-Out (CD/DVD) (Indica Records)
  • 2010: Requiem pour les sourds (Indica Records)[7]

Participation in compilations

  • 1997: Inhale vol. 2 (Indica Records)
  • 1999?: All that bunch of punkers (R.A.D.)
  • 1999 : 1, 2, 3 Punk
  • Independent vol. 1
  • 2 tongue 2


  1. "Vulgaires Machins, libres citoyens". La Presse, 1 March 2010
  2. "Il y a 10 ans : Vulgaires Machins – Compter les corps". Voir. Olivier Boisvert-Magnen. 2 August 2016
  3. "Vulgaires Machins". AllMusic, Biography by James Christopher Monger
  4. Juno Awards 2007 CBC.
  5. "Brasstronaut, Vulgaires Machins Win ECHO Songwriting Prizes". Chart Attack - Oct 7, 2010
  6. "Vulgaires Machins". Studio 12, CBC Television, 12 février 2012
  7. "Vulgaires Machins? Solide machine". La Presse, 17 June 2010. François Roy
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