The Hard Luck Souls are a hard rock band with blues roots from New York's Capital Region.
In 2017, The Hard Luck Souls released their debut, a 7-song EP "Closer to the Flame", raising their profile in the regional music scene. After honing their sound through frequent live shows and picking up momentum, THLS released their sophomore record, the full-length "Believer" in July 2021.
That summer, Mike Grosshandler (The Velmas and Above The Flood) joined the band bringing his guitar style to solidify The Hard Luck Souls' sound. As "Believer" gets spins on regional airwaves.
THLS are seasoned stage performers with an energetic live presence and have forged a superb reputation as easy to work with and professional supporting national touring acts such as Rehab, Blacktop Mojo.
Albany, NY | United States
Hard Rock | Blues | Alternative Rock
2015 - Present
Chris Itani - Vocals
Brian Gentile - Guitar / Vocals
Mike Grosshandler - Guitar / Vocals
Dave Smassanow - Bass / Vocals
Mark Schmidt - Drums
Putnam Place - Saratoga Springs