1.For the swedish punk band, see S.S.S The band SSS, which stands for Short Sharp Shock, hails from Liverpool, UK and plays hardcore influenced thrash metal (also called crossover thrash). The band is currently signed to Earache. They were founded in 2005 and are still active today. 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.