Chock Ma was founded in 2004 by Hak Gwai (vocalist) and Emad (guitarist). They were joined shortly after by Hei (drummer) and Jake (bassist). After many covers and writing their first song 'Crimson River'. From the beginning of Nu-Metal influence, the band continued to integrate different influences and backgrounds of tradition and contemporary rock music to form the Chock Ma sound.
Chin (guitarist) joined the lineup in 2006, which greatly shaped the diverse sound of Chock Ma. From then on Chock Ma plays a blend of 'post-metal' or 'alt-metal', infused with elements of traditional Chinese song. Their melodically heavy tunes differ from most 'conventional' metal, also offering evocative strains of Hak Gwai's (vocalist) 'Er Hu' with crunching breakdowns and blistering solos. Shortly after the affiliation, they added 'The Song of the Passage of Time' to their initial songs and Released a 3-track EP . Subsequently, they started to gain momentum in the local music scene and perform frequently.
Chock Ma also performed briefly in Mainland China, converting listeners within Southern China in a widespread manner and gaining reputation in cities like Shen Zhen and Guang Zhou. In Octobor 2007, they were requested to play at one of Beijing's biggest metal festivals: The 13 Club Metal Fest, and were well-received by the crowd.
In 2008 Chin went on leave to attend music college in LA. However, they continued to play venues and write songs. He was back during his X'mas holiday in 2010, and Chock Ma played in full team at the show “Bu Hui Zhen Jiao 不回怎交”, which means “how to interact if not coming back” in Chinese. The second 3-track EP was released at the same time. After Chin left for study, Chock Ma keep working on their album and continue to perform.