Cutthroat Shamrock originates from the foot hills of East Tennessee. The band currently includes 6 members: Derek McRotten, Guido Greaserag, Johny Hyena, Suavo, Marcus, and Brad Banjovi. Their music is considered Appalachian punk rock. The band was formed in March of 2003 with 2 original members: Benjamin Whitehead and Derek McRotten. Shortly after the first few shows, Johny joined the band and then a short lived drummer by the name of "Billy Badass Ryan" (Ryan was on the self titled release). Soon after that Guido joined the band followed by Suavo.