French alternative music group Noir Désir shaped in the middle-’80s, made up of vocalist/guitarist Bertrand Cantat, guitarist Serge Teyssot-Gay, bassist Frédéric Vidalenc, and drummer Denis Barthe. The group’s 1st EP, Ou Veux-Tu Que J’Regarde, premiered in 1987. 2 yrs later on, Noir Désir released their debut full-length, Veuillez Rendre l’Âme (A Qui Elle Appartient). By second recording Du Ciment Sous les Plaines (1990), the band’s harder, even more punk-inspired elements started to arrive at the fore, as well as the development continued to be on 1992’s Tostaky. Following the live dual LP Dies Irae, Noir Désir broke out with 1996’s 666667 Golf club. The band continuing through the entire early 2000s, liberating albums every few years. In 2003, business lead vocalist Bertrand Cantat was billed in the loss of life of his sweetheart, celebrity Marie Trintignant, who passed away — on August 1 that 12 months — of mind injuries after becoming punched by Cantat inside a home dispute. Cantat was convicted of manslaughter and incarcerated for four years.