BMG Announces Release Date, Specs For New Motorhead Vinyl Box Set

Courtesy: BMG

Forget candy, Motorhead fans will get a very special early Halloween treat this October.

BMG will launch a new series of Motorhead re-issues October 25 with a new 1979 box set.  The deluxe box set will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the release of the band’s 1979 albums Overkill and BomberBoth records were originally in 1979, with Overkill coming first in March and Bomber coming months later in October.

It will feature 180-gram vinyl re-issues of each record.  It will also feature two previously unreleased live Motorhead recordings captured during Motorhead’s 1979 tours as well as a series of previously unreleased b-sides, rarities and ‘No Class’ 7-inch single.  This is just the tip of the iceberg for the collection.  Its full content listing is noted below.

The “1979” Box-Set contains:
*Both the original Overkill and Bomber albums half-speed mastered and pressed on 180 gram vinyl created from the original master tapes
*Two double-live albums of previously unheard concert material from the ’79 tours
*A 40-page period-accurate “music magazine” featuring unseen photos and fresh interviews regarding the era
* The Rest of ’79 Vinyl, featuring B-sides, outtakes and rare tracks
* No Class 7″ single with gatefold art
* The Bomber tour program
* Overkill sheet music book
* ’79 badge set
* All encased in black biker jacket box

The full track listing for the box set is noted below.

BOX SET TRACKLISTING
 
Overkill
 
Bomber
Side One
Overkill
Stay Clean
(I Won’t) Pay Your Price
I’ll Be Your Sister
Capricorn
 
Side Two
No Class
Damage Case
Tear Ya Down
Metropolis
Limb From Limb
Side One
Dead Men Tell No Tales
Lawman
Sweet Revenge
Sharpshooter
Poison
 
Side Two
Stone Dead Forever
All The Aces
Step Down
Talking Head
Bomber
 
Good N’Loud
Live At Friars, Aylesbury – 31st March 1979
 
Sharpshooter
Live At la Rotunde, Le Mans – 3rd Nov 1979
Side One
Overkill
Stay Clean
Keep Us On The Road
No Class
Leaving Here
 
Side Two
Iron Horse / Born To Lose
Metropolis
The Watcher
Damage Case
 
 
Side Three
(I Won’t) Pay Your Price
Capricorn
Too Late, Too Late
I’ll Be Your Sister
 
 
Side Four
I’m Your Witchdoctor
Train Kept A-Rollin’
Limb From Limb
White Line Fever
Motörhead
Side One
Overkill
Stay Clean
No Class
Metropolis
 
 
Side Two
All The Aces
Dead Men Tell No Tales
I’ll Be Your Sister
Lawman
Too Late, Too Late
 
Side Three
Poison
(I Won’t) Pay Your Price
Sharpshooter
Capricorn
Train Kept A-Rollin’
 
Side Four
Bomber
Limb From Limb
White Line Fever
Motörhead
 
The Rest Of ’79
 
No Class 7″
Side One
Too Late, Too Late (Overkill 7″ B-Side)
Like A Nightmare (Alternative version of No Class B-Side)
Over The Top (Bomber 7″ B-Side)
Stone Dead Forever (Alternative Version)
Sharpshooter (Alternative Version)
 
Side Two
Bomber (Alternative Version)
Step Down (Alternative Version)
Fun On The Farm (Bomber Outtake)
Treat Me Nice (Bomber Outtake)
You Ain’t Gonna Live Forever (Bomber Outtake)
Side One
No Class
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Side Two
Like A Nightmare

 

Pre-orders for 1979 are open now.  Audiences can watch the video for ‘Bomber (Live in 1979)‘ now here.  Audiences can also check out the official ‘Bomber‘ and ‘Overkill‘ videos.  In addition, ‘Bomber (Live at LeMans)’ is streaming now at Spotify.

More information on Motorhead’s upcoming box set is available online now along with all of the latest Motorhead news at:

 

Website: http://www.imotorhead.com

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/OfficialMotorhead

Twitter: http://twitter.com/Motorhead

 

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