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Chris Black

Chris Black

Real/full name:
Christopher Weston Maycock
38 (born 1978)
Place of origin:
United States (New Jersey)


A contributing writer for Metal Maniacs (under the name "Professor Black").

Founder of Twilight Records / Black Planet / Professor Black / Planet Metal record labels.

Married with Angela Maycock.


As Professor Black:
Vocals (2013-present)

2013 I Am the Psychic Wars (Single) Vocals
2015 Paranoia Vocals


Vocals, Bass, Drums, Keyboards (1995-present)

1996 Sacrament (EP) Drums (as "The Hammer")
1997 Unbleed Piano, Vocals (clean), Organ, Drums (as "The Hammer")
2000 Catharsis Instinct Keyboards, Percussion, Vocals (clean), Drums (as "The Hammer")
2006 In Sickness and in Dreams Songwriting, Bass, Keyboards, Lyrics, Vocals, Drums
2010 Nucleus Lyrics, Vocals, Drums, Songwriting, Bass, Keyboards
2011 Three Soldiers Standing / Night of the Sinner (EP) Lyrics, Vocals, Drums, Songwriting, Bass
2012 Into the Lair of the Sun God Lyrics, Vocals, Drums, Songwriting, Bass, Keyboards
2014 Night of the Hammer Lyrics, Vocals, Drums, Songwriting, Bass, Keyboards
2016 XX (EP) Vocals, Bass, Guitars (lead) (track 2, 5), Songwriting, Guitars, Drums, Guitars (rhythm) (track 3), Lyrics

High Spirits

All instruments, Vocals (2009-present)

2011 Another Night Everything (as "Chris")
2013 2013 (EP) Vocals
2014 High Spirits (Single) Vocals
2014 You Are Here Vocals, All instruments (as "Chris")


Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Drums

2014 Heavy Metal Hammer (EP) Vocals, Bass, Lyrics, Guitars (lead), Drums, Songwriting (as "P. Black")


Drums (1997-present)

2003 After the Fire Songwriting (tracks 1-3, 6, 9), Lyrics (tracks 2, 3, 5, 6), Drums
2006 The Longest Night Songwriting (tracks 2, 7, 10), Lyrics (tracks 2, 7), Drums
2008 Be Gone Songwriting (tracks 2, 3, 9), Lyrics (tracks 1-3, 8, 9), Drums
2010 Tribute to Coroner (Split) Drums
2011 Ten Years (EP) Lyrics (track 1), Drums, Songwriting (track 1)
2012 Bury the Light Songwriting (tracks 1, 4, 8, 9), Lyrics (tracks 1, 4, 6, 8, 9), Drums


Drums (1998-2000), Vocals, Bass (2000-2013)

1999 10:19 Caught on Tape (Demo) Lyrics, Drums, Songwriting (as "Johnny Thunderpants")
2000 God Bless Superchrist (Compilation) Vocals (tracks 1, 2), Songwriting, Drums, Lyrics (as "Johnny Thunderpants")
2001 Dark & Dirty (Demo) Songwriting, Bass, Lyrics, Vocals, Drums
2002 Dark & Dirty Lyrics, Vocals, Drums, Songwriting (except track 2), Bass
2003 High & Hungry (Demo) Lyrics (except track 4), Vocals, Songwriting, Bass
2003 Back & Black Vocals, Songwriting (tracks 1-3, 5, 7-9, 11), Bass, Lyrics (except tracks 6, 10)
2004 South of Hell Vocals, Bass
2004 Heavy Metal Tonight (Live album) Vocals, Bass
2006 Ladycutter (Single) Vocals, Bass
2007 Headbanger Vocals, Bass
2008 Fuck like a Priest (Single) Vocals, Drums (track 2), Bass (track 1)
2009 Defenders of the Filth Bass, Lyrics, Vocals, Songwriting
2010 Black Magical Circle of Witches (EP) Bass, Vocals (tracks 2, 3)
2011 Burn Again (Live album) Bass, Vocals
2012 Black Thunder (Single) Vocals, Bass
2012 Holy Shit Songwriting, Bass, Lyrics, Vocals
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Final Prayer

As The Hammer:
Drums (session) (1997)


Bass, Keyboards (2004)

2004 Eulogy IV (EP) Guitars, Keyboards


As The Hammer:
Drums (session) (1998)


2012 Doomsday (EP) Lyrics


1999 Demo 1999 (Demo) Drums


2004 Demise Bass (tracks 2, 3, 6) (as "C. Black")
2005 Daze West (Split) Drums, Vocal, Bass
2006 Instinct: Decay Guitars (lead)
2008 Worldfall (EP) Guitars (lead) (4), Vocals (choir) (1)
2008 Assassins: Black Meddle Pt. I Programming, Songwriting (track 3), Keyboards, Lyrics (tracks 1, 3-5, 7-10)
2010 Addicts: Black Meddle Pt. II Keyboards, Guitars, Programming, Vocals (backing), Lyrics
2012 Silencing Machine Vocals (additional)


2013 I Am the Psychic Wars (Single) Recording (vocals) (as "Professor Black")
2015 Paranoia Recording (Vocals) (as "Professor Black")


1996 Sacrament (EP) Executive producer (as "C. W. Maycock")
1997 Unbleed Mixing, Producer (as "Chris Maycock")
2000 Catharsis Instinct Producer, Mixing
2006 In Sickness and in Dreams Producer
2010 Nucleus Producer
2012 Into the Lair of the Sun God Producer
2014 Night of the Hammer Producer
2016 XX (EP) Producer

High Spirits

2011 Another Night Producer, Recording (as "Chris")
2014 You Are Here Proucer, Recording (as "Chris")
2016 Motivator Recording


2011 Nadir (EP) Mixing (as "Chris J. Black")
2012 Nadir (EP) Mixing (as "Chris J. Black")


2004 Demise Engineering, Mixing (as "Session Overlord Chris Black")
2004 Eulogy IV (EP) Mastering, Producer
2006 Instinct: Decay Mixing, Engineering, Producer
2008 Worldfall (EP) Producer, Engineering
2010 Addicts: Black Meddle Pt. II Producer
2012 Silencing Machine Lyrics (tracks 6, 9)


2011 Ten Years (EP) Liner notes


2001 Dark & Dirty (Demo) Mixing, Engineering, Producer
2002 Dark & Dirty Engineering, Producer, Mixing
2003 High & Hungry (Demo) Engineering, Producer, Mixing
2003 Back & Black Producer, Design
2004 South of Hell Mixing, Engineering, Producer
2007 Headbanger Producer (as "Professor Black")
2008 Fuck like a Priest (Single) Producer (as "Professor Black")
2009 Defenders of the Filth Producer, Mixing, Engineering
2010 Black Magical Circle of Witches (EP) Producer
2012 Holy Shit Recording


2008 Wardrive Producer


2012 To the Frontlines Producer (as "Professor Black")
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