|#||Release title||Total tracks||Type of release is||Imprint date||Label|
|2||Implants||9||Audio||1998||Anomie Records (2)|
|3||Holterdiepolter / Harsh||11||Audio||1997||Yellow Dog Records|
|4||Untitled / Major Threat||23||Audio||1998||Mink Records|
|5||Harsh / Short Hate Temper / Quill||34||Audio||1998||T.V.G. Records|
|6||Flat Earth / Untitled||16||Audio||2004|
Harsh was formed in the autumn of 1995 with an idea of doing intense fast hardcore like no-one else in Finland had done before. Influenced by Infest and others. Style developed during the years from straight-forward fast chaotic core to more complicated power violence/grind/hc/?? fusion with lots of tempo changes, strange riffs, stop'n'goes, and spastic blasts beat. All members contribute to the music and lyrics, sometimes more, sometimes less.
Original line-up splitted up permanently after a show in August '96. It took until spring '97 when 3 former members decided to continue without a guitar player and asked a new member to join for a 2nd bass.
During the whole existence of Harsh, the 4 members have lived in 3 different cities. Distance between some members is about 400 km, and this situation does not allow a regular rehearsal schedule. With the new line-up, their playing has become tighter, faster and skills to handle instruments have improved from the start. However, the amount of rehearsals has decreased, and the band is in a situation when they rehearse basically just before gigs or recordings, but not "just for fun", like many others.
Harsh is not a political band in the sense of what people often understand with that word. They deal with the subjects related to their daily life or thoughts. Occasionally lyrics can be a bit overstated, but writers always stand behind their words. There is a little difference between the lyrics of old and new Harsh.