Glass Hammer is a symphonic-progressive rock band from the United States. They formed in 1992 when multi-instrumentalists Steve Babb
and Fred Schendel began to write and record Journey of the Dunadan, a concept album based on the story of Aragorn from J.R.R. Tolkien's
Lord of the Rings trilogy. To their surprise, the album sold several thousand units, leaving Babb and Schendel convinced that the band was
a project worth continuing. Musically, they lean towards 70's driven symphonic rock, with strong keyboard orientation, specifically Hammond
organs in the tradition of ELP.