Heavy Hammer

Heavy Hammer

Known internationally for the depth of their dubplate box, their innovative way to approach reggae soundclashes and dancehall shows, the Italian dubplate masters better known as Heavy Hammer Sound consists of a team of DJs and MCs who travels the globe playing reggae, dancehall, dubstep and hip hop music.Established in 1999 in a small city near Lecce in Salento, an hot area of south Italy called by many “the Italian Jamaica”, the formula is born as four friends united by the love for reggae dancehall music and Jamaican culture, a sound system, and some crazy dancehall parties in front of the sea until sunlight.Starting from first dances in Salento area the crew is soon booked in all main Italian cities and outside of Italy as well, touring the whole Europe and UK with also gigs in the USA, Jamaica and Japan, including performances in all main European festivals.Heavy Hammer is also the resident sound in the biggest Italian summer yard, the world famous Mamanera Beach in S. Foca near Lecce, where the parties on the beach during the summer season are usually attended by 4000-5000 people. They share the turntables with the best names in the reggae business and play reggae music until the morning lights. They just released a documentary about it, available on YouTube at youtube.com/heavyhammersound