"Nervous Shakedown" was released as a maxi-single or EP in 1984. The songs included on this release are: A1. "Nervous Shakedown"; A2. "Rock And Roll Ain't Noise Pollution" (live Detroit '83); B1. "Sin City" (live Detroit '83); B2. "This House Is on Fire" (live Detroit '83).
Two videos were made for the track. The first video was filmed on the same set and in the same format as the videos for "Flick of the Switch" and "Guns For Hire". However, another version was filmed which features the group on stage at the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, MI, during a before-show rehearsal.