The Shocker (band)

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The Shocker
OriginCalifornia, United States
GenresPunk rock
Years active2002
LabelsOglio Records, Go-Kart Records
MembersJennifer Finch
Adam Fuller
Lisa Howe
Ronnie James
Scott Quist
Past membersLura Jones, Arye Shine, Claudi Rossi, Steve Muscatell, Leah Casper, Keith Fertwagner

The Shocker is an American punk rock band, featuring former L7 bassist Jennifer Finch performing vocals. The band also includes lead and rhythm guitarists, drums, and bass.


Finch stated that when she formed the band, the first members were temporary, which led to a revolving line-up. The band takes its name from the hand gesture the shocker, a sexual innuendo.

Around 2002, The Shocker sold their debut EP, Up Your Asstray. The EP contained seven songs. Finch said that they wanted to show more of their "darker side"; some of the songs were considered more pop than rock. They re-released the EP as a full-length album under the same name (adding "The Full Length" to the title), with songs apropos of a hard rock band added.