Aftershock (band)

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Not to be confused with the British R&B group of the same name that was active in the 1990s
Origin Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Genres Metalcore
Years active19921999, 20012004
Labels Life Sentence, S.I.H., Good Life, Devil's Head
Associated acts Killswitch Engage
Shadows Fall
Past membersTobias Dutkiewicz
Adam Dutkiewicz
Joel Stroetzel
Tom Gomes
Neil Gadbois
Jonathan Donais
Chris Fortin

Aftershock (sometimes stylized AfTeRshOck or AFTeRSHOCK) was a metalcore band based out of Boston, Massachusetts. The band was formed in 1992 by the Dutkiewicz brothers, and broke up in mid-1999 shortly after Adam Dutkiewicz formed Killswitch Engage. In 2001, after a 2-year hiatus, the group re-formed for a reunion tour in Japan. After the band's last effort, the release of the "Live In Japan EP" in 2004, the group officially broke up. The band also consisted of past and present members of Killswitch Engage and Shadows Fall. The group is best known for its hit 2001 single from the Five Steps From Forever EP, "For Those Of You Who Kill". [1]




Aftershock (band)


Date of ReleaseTitleLabel
1997Letters Life Sentence Records
1997 Split EP S.I.H. Records
1999 Split EP Vol. 2 S.I.H. Records
1999 Through the Looking Glass Good Life Recordings
2000 When Angels Shed Their Wings Vol. 1 Devil's Head Records
2001Five Steps From Forever EPDevil's Head Records
2001 Propaganda Devil's Head Records
2004Live In Japan EPDevil's Head Records

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