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Hammers Of Misfortune

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4.41 | 35 ratings | 1 reviews | 63% 5 stars

Essential: a masterpiece of
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Studio Album, released in 2005

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. The Locust Years (7:32)
2. We are the Widows (3:18)
3. Trot Out the Dead (4:15)
4. Famine's Lamp (5:17)
5. Chastity Rides (6:08)
6. War Anthem (5:26)
7. Election Day (5:39)
8. Widow's Wall (7:26)

Total Time: 45:24

Bonus track on 2010 reissue:
9. Church Of Broken Glass (4:15)

Line-up / Musicians

- John Cobbett / acoustic & electric guitars,vocals, producer
- Mike Scalzi / guitar, vocals
- Sigrid Sheie / acoustic & electric pianos, Hammond B3, backing vocals
- Jamie Myers / vocals, bass
- Chewy Marzolo / drums

Releases information

CD Cruz Del Sur Music ‎- CRUZ15 (2005, Italy)
CD Metal Blade Records ‎- 3984-14916-2 (2010, US) With a bonus track

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HAMMERS OF MISFORTUNE The Locust Years ratings distribution

(35 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(63%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(29%)
Good, but non-essential (6%)
Collectors/fans only (3%)
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4 stars Hammers of Misfortune´s last offering is a progressive rock concept album with lots of Hammond keyboards, textures, ideas and intensity. One of the most interesting Prog Metal albums of the year. The tragic decade of 1930s was called The Locust Years by Winston Churchill, with words from t ... (read more)

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