After seven years as Profugus Mortis the band became Blackguard in 2008. Its debut came in 2009. The group opened for Ensiferum, Hypocrisy, Ex Deo and others in 2009. Gosselin was producing bands. The group opened another tour for Deicide, Belphegor, Neuraxis and others in 2010. A tour with Kamelot was next. Guitarist Louis Jacques joined in 2012. Canada-based “melodic death/folk metal” band Blackguard announced its first show in over four years in 2019 as well as plans to independently release a demo called Storm in 2019 to follow its 2011 full-length Firefight on Victory Records and 2009’s Profugus Mortis released through Sumerian. The band was opening for Crimson Shadows in Toronto at the Coalition on March 22nd.