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UK Geordie Metal Band (1988 - 1992). This is the session they recorded at the Maida Vale Studios for the BBC Radio One Friday Rock Show in June1991. A resulting record deal was a sure thing; however, due to a 10 hour traffic jam on the M1 motorway, the band missed a record company showcase at the London Marquee. The band imploded not long after and went their separate ways. Tour support on multiple tours with Xentrix, Hellbastard, and Energetic Crusher. Other notable gigs include support slots with Morbid Angel and Slammer.
All of State of Shocks recordings are available for free download at https://soundcloud.com/state-of-shock-uk
Ronnie McLean - drums
Mark Robinson - rhythm guitar and vocals
Graham Williamson - bass
Rik Cross - lead guitar
Mark Robinson and Ronnie McLean went on to join Reign (Mausoleum Records). Graham Williamson and Rik Cross went on to form Whatever (Music for Nations).
Former Band Members:
Paul Hewitson - vocals (demo 89)
Andra Butler - lead guitar (demo 89)
Mick Storrie - vocals and lead guitar