Short Sharp Shock (band)

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Short Sharp Shock
Also known asSSS
Origin Liverpool, England
Genres Crossover thrash
Hardcore punk
Thrash metal
Years active2005–present
Labels Prosthetic
Associated actsDown and Outs
Bendal Interlude
Meow Meow
Mark Magill
Chris and the Zipcodes Walk The Plank , Salem Rages , Withdrawn , Sheer Attack, Library and Archive
Website MySpace – SSS
MembersFoxy
Past membersMark Magill
Dave Fergusson
Peter Broom

Short Sharp Shock (also known as SSS) are an English crossover thrash band from Liverpool, England. They are signed to the music label Prosthetic Records.

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Prosthetic Records

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The band formed and featured members of Liverpool punk and hardcore bands Down and Outs and Walk the Plank and released a six track demo in May 2005, a four track EP the next year and their debut album Short Sharp Shock soon thereafter. Their label at the time was Thrashgig / Dead & Gone Records. Their switch to Earache Records meant the album was re-issued in early 2007 with bonus tracks.

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