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|Founder||David Williams, Frank Falvo and Andrew McGee|
|Genre||Alternative rock, rock, punk rock, folk, pop, electronic, blues|
|Country of origin||Australia|
The three founding members had all previously worked in music retail or distribution: Williams for a Melbourne distribution company called "Musicland", Falvo for Exposure Records and McGee for Greville Records.
Shock also started the company CDFA, an entertainment distribution and fulfilment company, which also engages in music publishing. Recent developments include the launch of Ragged Company Touring and Kimchi Creative Services.