The August Engine

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The August Engine
A large outstretched talon in a silver circle. The text "Hammers of Misfortune" is displayed above it.
Studio album by Hammers of Misfortune
Released September 16, 2003 (2003-09-16)
Recorded December 2001 – April 2002 at Louder Studios, San Francisco, California and Trakworx, South San Francisco
Genre Heavy metal, progressive metal
Length 44:26
Label Cruz Del Sur Music
Hammers of Misfortune chronology
The Bastard
(2001)
The August Engine
(2003)
The Locust Years
(2006)

The August Engine is the second studio album by the American progressive/heavy metal band Hammers of Misfortune.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by John Cobbett, except where noted. 

No. Title Length
1. "The August Engine, Part 1" (music by Cobbett and Chewy Marzolo) 4:53
2. "Rainfall"   3:12
3. "A Room and a Riddle"   5:13
4. "The August Engine, Part 2" (music by Cobbett, Marzolo; lyrics by Cobbett) 8:57
5. "Insect"   5:19
6. "Doomed Parade"   5:40
7. "The Trial and the Grave"   11:13

Personnel[edit]

Hammers of Misfortune
Additional musicians
  • Lorraine Rath – all vocals on "Rainfall"
  • Kris Force – violin on "Rainfall"
  • Sitara Kapoor – cello on "Rainfall"
Production
  • Tim Green – engineer and mixing at Louder Studios, San Francisco, California
  • Justin Wies – engineer, mixing, mastering at Trakworx, South San Francisco, California
  • John Cobbett – cover drawings and design
  • temnO un.art – booklet layout

References[edit]

Cobbett, John (2003). The August Engine (booklet). Hammers of Misfortune. Ostiense, Rome, Italy: Cruz Del Sur Music.