The Shanklin Freak Show are a theatrical electro-circus-rock band from outer-space. However, they currently reside on the Isle Of Wight - England.
Starting merely as a concept in 2003 by central member and cult leader 'Mr. Strange', The Shanklin Freak Show has slowly evolved into something more real, and indeed, surreal! With it’s musical roots tapping into many different genres - such as Vaudeville, Rock, Hip-Hop, Circus, Glam, Electro, Metal and Cabaret - The Shanklin Freak Show are one of those bands that are a little difficult to catagorize, and all the better for it! But what would you expect from a band from outer-space?
The Shanklin Freak Show played their first live show at the beginning of 2007. Since then, they have played as regularly as possible in many different cities, towns and shit-holes around the UK.
The Shanklin Freak Show are now planning to take over the world. They will not rest until planet Earth is under their control, and the first phase of their attack has already begun! The freaks are distributing songs that contain subliminal messages in a devious plot to subvert the worlds youth! Their music will turn our innocent youth into a mutant freak army! Their funky-ass circus-space-rock is already infecting the world-wide-web, fuck your peers, save yourself from this unspeakable horror! There is no escape! The Shanklin Freak Show plans to take over the world!!!