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The eclectic and versatile guitarist John Cobbett (Gwar, Ludicra, Slough Feg, Amber Asylum, Jarboe) from San Francisco gave birth in 2000 to Hammers of Misfortune, previously known as Unholy Cadaver.

Later in 2001, the band released their first full length album “The Bastard” (an epic tale told in three acts with three distinct characters/voices) on Tumult Records. Critically acclaimed, the album was voted among the top…

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  • Hammers of Misfortune its good for you . Brilliant [2]
  • Seriously: 'The Grain' is so, so fine.
  • I fucking hate opeth and cormorant and I like this a lot.
  • progressive metal influenced with folklore of norther california.for lovers of opeth and cormorant ! brilliant !
  • scalzi stuff is the best
  • Hammers of Misfortune its good for you . Brilliant
  • The Grain is so damn epic, but not in a cheesy classic heavy metal way. (Uh, maybe a little, but I like cheese \m/) The new album is fantastic, but the sound isn't as unique as in the previous ones.
  • I miss Mike too but the new singer is really good as well, the new album is different from their past works but it's great
  • "17th Street" review (in spanish): http://musicadesarara.blogspot.com/2011/12/hammers-of-misfortune-17th-street.html

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