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Hammers of Misfortune – 17th Street

February 29th, 2012

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Life on the Street

San Francisco’s Hammers of Misfortune are out to prove there is still a place in music for conceptual, melodic, prog-art metal. 17th Street, their fifth studio album and first since 2008, combines elements from previous releases with a veteran feel. Original member John Cobbett has shown all his vocal and guitar tricks, and on 17th Street he puts them all together in a cohesive collection, cementing the band’s sound as distinctive while displaying the influences of artists like Dream Theater and Thin Lizzy. Read more…

By Chad Gorn Posted in Reviews ,