Short Sharp Shock (band)

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Short Sharp Shock
Also known as SSS
Origin Liverpool, England
Genres Crossover thrash
Hardcore punk
Thrash metal
Years active 2005–present
Labels Prosthetic
Associated acts Down & Outs
Bendal Interlude
Meow Meow
Mark Magill
Chris and the Zipcodes Walk The Plank , Salem Rages , Withdrawn , Sheer Attack
Website MySpace – SSS
Members Foxy
Past members Mark 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.

The band 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.

In 2008, they released their second album, The Dividing Line, again on Earache Records. This also came with a free Sk8+Destroy 7" record, featuring British comedian Frank Sidebottom.

In June 2011, they released their third album, Problems to the Answer, on Earache Records. Upping the track count to 25 with Mark "Barney" Greenway from Napalm Death on guest vocals. Original founding members David Fergusson and guitarist Peter Broom decided to leave the band at this point. July 2011, a line-up change occurred when Stu and El Longo joined.

In November 2013 the band signed with Prosthetic Records, and released the Manipulated Living EP. SSS fourth album entitled LIMP.GASP.COLLAPSE. was released November 2014 on Prosthetic records and festures Jeff Walker from Carcass on guest vocals.


  • Foxy – Vocals
  • Stu – Guitar
  • El Longo - Drums
  • Mr Bass man - Bass


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