Slapshock are a nu metal/metalcore band from the Philippines. Forming in 1996, they are known for being one of the first, and one of the biggest,
numetal acts to come out of Asia. Three of their records went platinum, while one of of the records went gold, in their homeland of the
Philippines.Starting with 2004's "Novena", Slapshock greatly distanced themselves from nu metal, and have since been regarded as a metalcore act.