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Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
Slapshock is the thunderous sound of Filipino rock/ metal. Composed of five diversely skilled musicians, the band was forged in the musically rich landscape of the University of the Philippines in 1997. Slapshock emerged during the heyday of rap-metal in the USA and in the Philippines, becoming a pioneer of the movement and being responsible for its rise. While some would be in danger of being pegged in one genre, the band has stayed put in Pinoy Rock’s consciousness for two decades now because of their evolving but always explosive signature sound. Slapshock draws you in with a concord of unforgettable and haunting melodies, only to have your senses assaulted with ragged and raw power.