Ripcordz are a Canadian punk rock band, formed in Montreal in 1980. They have released 14 full-length albums and continue to tour extensively as a three-piece band. The band re-released their first album, Are Go!, in 2004. Ripcordz have played over 2000 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. Paul Gott is the only remaining original member. Paul won the tribute award at the GAMIQ Awards in 2008.