★★★★★
Value
75%
Quality
65%
Sound
65%

Features:

  • Made for the Rock or Blues fan
  • Diatonic harmonica
  • 10 holes
  • 20 brass reeds
  • 4 inches long

Is the Hohner Hot Metal Any Good?

The Hohner Hot Metal is a 10-hole diatonic harp. It has a sound that is hard and gritty, making it good for louder, harder styles of music, such as rock and metal. However, only amateur musicians are likely to enjoy this model. It looks flashy enough. It features brass reeds, a plastic come, and stainless steel covers, much like many other Hohners. However, this model is not up to Hohner’s usual airtight standards. It tends to leak a lot of air, and some have said that certain holes stop working entirely soon after purchase. Although, others have said that their Hot Metal harps have worked fine. Nevertheless, serious musicians may want to spend a little more money for a more reliable model.

From the Manufacturer

Made for the Rock or Blues fan, the Hot Metal is a diatonic harmonica with 10 holes, 20 brass reeds, and 4 inches long.

An inexpensive and easy to play harmonica, the Hohner 572 Hot Metal Harmonica is ideal for all ages. Made for the Rock or Blues fan, the Hot Metal is a diatonic harmonica with 10 holes, 20 brass reeds, and 4 inches long. A heavy plated cover and sturdy boxes provide fine construction and tone.

PROS

Better case than the Blues Band, but not worth the extra cash

CONS

This harp is kind of in no man’s land. It’s basically a low grade beginners harp that commands a higher price. You’d be better off with a Hohner Blues Band if you want a good beginners harp.

Sorry this harmonica is currently not available for purchase.
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