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SHORT SHARP SHOCK Recording New Album; Video Available

British crossover thrashers SHORT SHARP SHOCK (SSS) are currently in the studio recording their second full-length album. SSS bassist Mark Magill gives an update on the recording process: "We just finished three days tracking drums for the new SSS album and it sounds berserk. Dave pulled out all the...
May 6, 2008

SSS Prepares To Record New Album

Liverpool, UK-based crossover-thrashers SSS are finalizing plans for the recording of their official Earache debut, due for release later in the year. As many as 25 songs have been written during sessions for the CD, with around 15 to be selected to appear on the final product. With drum tracks due...
February 22, 2008

Thrashing Like a Maniac

"16 Ripping Cuts of New-School Thrash" pretty well sums up this compilation, unless you want to nit pick and call it "16 Ripping Cuts of Old-School Thrash Played by Bands Made Up Mostly of Guys That Were Still Sitting in Their Own Shit When The Original Style Was In Full Swing." And I mean that ...
February 3, 2008

SSS To Issue Limited-Edition Tour CD

Gnarly crossover merchants SSS will issue a very limited-edition version of their debut full length, "SSS", with four bonus tracks recorded especially for the release, on February 25. To complement the band's UK trek on the GALLOWS tour, the band recorded the songs live at SSS HQ in Liverpool on Dec...
January 15, 2008

SSS Confirmed For GALLOWS UK Tour In February

Merseyside hardcore thrash merchants SSS have been confirmed as one of the support acts for the upcoming GALLOWS tour in February 2008. The tour will see SSS rock into venues up and down the UK alongside FUCKED UP, SET YOUR GOALS and UK punks GALLOWS. SSS frontman Foxy has spoken out about what to e...
November 29, 2007

MUNICIPAL WASTE, EVILE, BONDED BY BLOOD Featured On 'Thrashing Like A Maniac' Compilation

Earache Records has announced the release of an explosive collection of tracks from the growing legion of new-school thrash and crossover bands, set to appear in stores in Europe on January 21, 2008 and in the U.S. on February 5. The compilation, entitled "Thrashing Like A Maniac", brings together t...
November 19, 2007

SSS Track Used In New Commercial For Pro Skater GEOFF ROWLEY

The track "Son of Beast" taken from the Merseyside crossover-thrashers SSS' latest release "Short Sharp Shock" is featured in a Geoff Rowley skate commercial for Independent trucks. Speaking about the commercial, SSS frontman Foxy has stated: "Geoff is a major force to be reckoned with as a sk8er. I...
November 8, 2007


KORN's new, untitled album sold 123,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 2 on The Billboard chart. This is slightly more than half of the 221,000 first-week tally achieved by its predecessor, "See You on the Other Side", which landed at No. 3 back in...
August 8, 2007

Short Sharp Shock

There sure are a lot of youngster picking up ye olde thrash gauntlet and going the old school route. Considering Earache's grand slam in picking up the mighty MUNICIPAL WASTE it should come as no surprise that England's thrash punkers SSS have also found a home on the storied label. The strain of th...
July 25, 2007

Free EARACHE Summer Sampler In New Issue Of DECIBEL

Earache Records is giving away a free "Summer Sampler 2007" CD with every copy of the August 2007 issue of Decibel magazine. Raise hell with these 11 tracks from Earache's latest and upcoming summer releases: MUNICIPAL WASTE - "The Art of Partying" SSS - "The Beast" BRING ME THE HORIZON - "Black and...
June 18, 2007

EVILE: 'Enter The Grave' U.S. Release Date Announced

Fast-rising Yorkshire, U.K. thrashers EVILE will release their debut album, "Enter the Grave", in the U.S. on September 25 via Earache Records. The CD will arrive in the U.K. on August 27. "Enter the Grave" was recorded at Sweet Silence studios in Copenhagen, Denmark with producer Flemming Rasmussen...
June 11, 2007

EVILE: In Mixing Mode

Fast-rising Yorkshire, U.K. thrashers EVILE have completed the recording process for their upcoming album, "Enter the Grave", at Sweet Silence studios in Copenhagen, Denmark with producer Flemming Rasmussen (METALLICA, MORBID ANGEL) and are currently in the mixing stage. "All parts are now recorded...
June 5, 2007

S.S.S (SHORT SHARP SHOCK) To Record BBC Radio 1 Session Tomorrow

Liverpool, England's crossover thrash monsters SSS (SHORT SHARP SHOCK) will record their debut BBC Radio 1 session for the "Lock-Up" show (hosted by Mike Davies) on May 31. Tracks scheduled to be performed are "The Beast", "The Toxic Bee", "SSS" and "Warhorse". According to a press release, SSS "pla...
May 30, 2007

British Thrashers SSS Sign With EARACHE RECORDS

Earache Records has announced the signing of Liverpool, England-based thrash band SSS (a.k.a. SHORT SHARP SHOCK). According to a press release, SSS "plays thrash in the original sense of the word. They play thrash metal, and they play it well. A bastard spawn of S.O.D. and 'Kill Em All'-era METALLIC...
March 2, 2007