Hammers of Misfortune

Hammers of Misfortune – The Locust Years

December 14, 2022

Hammers of Misfortune enters the Decibel Hall of Fame via The Locust Years.

Five For Friday: December 2, 2022

December 2, 2022

This week’s new releases include the latest from Hammers of Misfortune, Shining Wizard, In the Woods… and more!

Full Album Stream: Hammers of Misfortune – ‘Overtaker’

November 29, 2022

Hear prog/trad metal collective Hammers of Misfortune inject some thrash into their brand new full-length, ‘Overtaker.’

Don’t Knock the Rok! Hammers of Misfortune’s John Cobbett Is On A Mission, A Q&A

August 29, 2016

If there’s one album in 2016 that deserves top honors but is likely to not get noticed it’s the new Hammers of Misfortune platter, Dead Revolution.


November 17, 2015

Hole Below
Knuckle-dragging workout anthems for people who walk on ceilings
dB Rating: 8/10

The Deciblog Interview: Jamie Myers

June 30, 2014

Jamie Myers: her voice is the stuff of both fever dreams and Byzantine nightmares. Since getting involved with underground music back in the 90s she has progressed from punk bands to playing bass and singing in Hammer of Misfortune and a guest slot with Wolves in The Throne Room. After returning to Texas to start…

Raising up the Hammers of Misfortune: (almost) 60 minutes with John Cobbett

July 8, 2011

Hammers of Misfortune are one of the most slept-on bands to be offering hauté metal compositions that’d sate vinyl gourmands’ appetite for a more adult alternative to power metal and something a bit more compositionally sophisticated than NWOBHM’s greasy denim bark. Like something that’s got all metal’s histrionic chutzpah but doesn’t require an ad hoc…