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Chock Ma

Chock Ma is an alt-metal band from Hong Kong, China. Caught up in the clash of oriental and western cultures that is Hong Kong, Chock Ma were influenced by both metal music and the traditional sounds of China. The band simply incorporate both into their music, giving it a unique twist. The addition of guitarist Chui further diversified their sound, bringing blues and melodic jazz influences. Overall Chock Ma plays a blend of 'post-metal' or 'alt-metal', fusing elements of traditional Chinese song.

Chock Ma is well known and distinguished within the Hong Kong underground scene ...read more

Chock Ma is an alt-metal band from Hong Kong, China. Caught up in the clash of oriental and western cultures that is Hong Kong, Chock Ma were influenced by both metal music and the traditional sounds of China. The band simply incorporate both into their music, giving it a unique twist. The addition of guitarist Chui further diversified their sound, bringing blues and melodic jazz influences. Overall Chock Ma plays a blend of 'post-metal' or 'alt-metal', fusing elements of traditional Chinese song.

Chock Ma is well known and distinguished within the Hong Kong underground scene particularly because of singer Hakgwai's instrument- the erhu, mixing evocative strains into their crunching riffs.

Chock Ma also takes on powerful forms of expression in their music and lyrics, offering both poetic Chinese lyrics and instrumental tracks. Their Cantonese lyrics are a touching expression of opinion on the issues of modern society. « hide

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Self-titled EP
2007

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