|Origin||Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Years active||2005–2006, 2009–present|
Mercy Killers is a goth band from Los Angeles. It was formed in 2005 by future members of alternative rock band +44. These were guitarists Craig Fairbank and Shane Gallagher, who continued with the project after the reformation of Blink 182 in 2009
- Craig Fairbaugh - lead guitar and vocals. Fairbaugh is also guitarist in the band +44, and former member of several other bands including Lars Frederiksen and the Bastards, Transplants, Juliette and The Licks,and The Forgotten.
- Sam Soto aka. Sampire - bass and vocals. Co-founder of the band Original Sinners and former member of Sluts for Hire.
- Colin Berrill - drums. Former member of Irish band The Gurriers.
- Shane Gallagher - guitar. also the guitarist of +44, and of The Nervous Return.
The debut release of the Mercy Killers self-titled EP on Rancid Records and a subsequent recording deal with Hellcat Records.