12 songs which are both reflective and melancholic in a nod to the Scandi noir of the title but also wry and ultimately optimistic, all delivered in a richly toned vocal… if John Wayne had made a Scandinavian detective series this would be the soundtrack…..


Rev Hammer is a maverick English Singer-Songwriter and veteran touring musician.
He has released 8 studio albums:

Industrial Sound and Magic (1991) recorded with the Levellers in an Essex Cow shed
Bishop of Buffalo (1993), Freeborn John (1996) – The Story of John Lilburne, England’s First Radical, The Green Fool Recordings (1996), Spitting Feathers (1998), Down the Alley (2008) and Skald (2016)……….Read more


 Latest album ‘Skald’ available to DOWNLOAD now.

Folking.com Review  Fatea Online Review

‘Down The Alley’ available to  DOWNLOAD



June 29th – Loves Weston – 9 West Street, Weston-super-Mare, BS23 1JR    –   3 Headed Beast featuring Rev Hammer – Nick Harper Dan Donnelly

June 30th The Georgian Theatre, Green Dragon Yard, Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 1AT    –   3 Headed Beast featuring Rev Hammer – Nick Harper Dan Donnelly

July 15th – Unit 23 Live – Unit 23, Ford Road, Totnes. TQ9 5LE    –    2 Headed Beast featuring Rev Hammer – Nick Harper Connor Walsh Samuel Ryan

Unit 23 Live – Totnes – Tickets Available Here



  • 'Freeborn John' Live at Beautiful Days Big Top 2015

    Featuring Levellers Mark Chadwick, Simon Friend & Jon Sevink, also Phil Johnstone, Maddy Prior, Sean Lakeman & Katherine Roberts, Rory McLeod, Justin Sullivan, Dave Blomberg
  • 'Down The Alley'

    From the album ‘Down The Alley’
  • 'Every Woman's Pain'

    From the album ‘Down The Alley’
  • 'No One or Nothing'

    From the album ‘Down The Alley’
  • 'Apple'

    From the album ‘Skald’