SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 5: Lemmy of the UK rock band Motorhead performs on stage in concert at the Enmore Theatre October 5, 2007 in Sydney, Australia. The band last played in Australia in 2005 alongside Motley Crue. (Photo by Gaye Gerard/Getty Images)

Motörhead have released a never-before-heard live version of “The Hammer,” which will be part of the band’s upcoming 40th anniversary reissue of their debut live album, No Sleep ’Til Hammersmith, dropping June 25.

The new, live version of “The Hammer” was filmed comes at the band’s March 30, 1981 concert concert at Newcastle City hall in Newcastle, England. Listen to the song below.

The upcoming No Sleep ’Til Hammersmith reissue will be the first time the concert will be released in full, making it an extra special release.

The set will feature a remastered version of No Sleep ’Til Hammersmith and the full March 30 show, as well as full recordings of the other two concerts from which the original album’s track list were pulled: March 28, 1981 at Leeds Queens Hall in Leeds, and March 29, 1981 also Newcastle City Hall.

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