There are at least 5 musical groups with the name Foreign Legion.
1) Hip-hop group from California, USA.
2) Indie three piece band from Southend on sea.
3) Heavy metal band from Seoul, South Korea.
4) Punk band from South Wales, UK. Foreign Legion formed in 1984 from the ashes of a band called Society. The band released their first EP on their own label 'Rent a Racket'. Their first full-length album entitled 'Welcome to Fort Zinderneuf' was released on the Venture label. During the 80s the band played regular slots in the famous 100 Club and supported the likes of The Partisans, The Adicts, Major Accident and Joe Strummer. Foreign Legion reformed in 2000, With a lineup consisting of a number of original members,they released a split album with Major Accident called Cry of the Legion; then the band wrote the album What Goes Around, Comes Around (DSS Records) which was produced by Mick Jones of The Clash. The band released a few EPs and played around Europe and supported the likes of the Dropkick Murphys, the Templars, NY Relics, UK Subs; USA dates with Major Accident, playing worldwide in venues such as CBGBs (the only Welsh band to ever play the legendary club). In 2007 Death Valley was recorded, the latest album featuring more new material as well as a re-worked version of the classic 'Message From Nowhere'. The band are currently working on an untitled E.P. set for release later this year.
5. A Heavy Metal Band From Bloomington, MN. That Released two five song EPs "Foreign Legion" in 1988 and "Imperative" in 1989.
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