The Hidden Hand was a stoner/doom band from Maryland formed in 2002.
The Hidden Hand is currently comprised of Scott "Wino" Weinrich on guitar and vocals, Bruce Falkinburg on bass and vocals and Matt Moulis on drums. Original drummer Dave Hennesey left the band to focus more time on his band, Ostinato, and was replaced by Evan Tanner. Bassist Falkinburg is a professional recording engineer, and his Phase Studios has been the commission site of works by Clutch, Sixty Watt Shaman and Stinking Lizaveta. They released their debut 7" single De-Sensitized in late 2002, which was quickly followed by their first album Divine Propaganda in 2003. This was followed by a split LP/CD with Washington, D.C. band Wooly Mammoth released to coincide with their appearance at the Emissions from the Monolith festival. The Hidden Hand at Rock Detector Their second full-length, Mother Teacher Destroyer, was released on Southern Lord Records in 2004. In 2006 drummer Evan Tanner left the band after