!!! is a dance-punk band that formed in Sacramento, California, in 1996 by lead singer Nic Offer. Its name is most commonly pronounced "Chk Chk Chk" ([]). Members of !!! came from other local bands such as The Yah Mos, Black Liquorice and Popesmashers. They are currently based in New York City, Sacramento, and Portland, Oregon. The band's fifth full-length album, THR!!!ER, was released in April 2013.Seabrook, Andrea (May 17, 2007). [ "The Musicians of !!!: Making Their Own 'Myths' "] (Audio: Flash or MP3). All Things Considered NPR. Retrieved August 26, 2010.