Sound snack: !!! Chk Chk Chk ‘One Girl/ One Boy’

!!! (Chk Chk Chk) is a dance-punk band that formed in Sacramento, California, in 1996. Members of !!! came from other local bands such as The Yah Mos, Black Liquorice and Popesmashers. The band is currently based in New York City, Sacramento, and Portland, Oregon. On April 29 this year their fifth full-length, THR!!!ER in the UK and US.

About the name? As the bandmembers themselves say, !!! is pronounced by repeating thrice any monosyllabic sound. Chk Chk Chk is the most common pronunciation, but they could just as easily be called Pow Pow Pow, Bam Bam Bam, Oop Oop Oop, Woop Woop Woop etc…Ever heard such a thing? Just great.

On the 5th of November they will perform at Sugar Factory! Listen to one of their hits. Tickets are still available, please check: Chk Chk Chk or Sugar Factory

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