Slam the Hammer Down
|"Slam the Hammer Down"|
American cover of "Slam the Hammer Down".
|Single by Slade|
|from the album The Amazing Kamikaze Syndrome/
Keep Your Hands Off My Power Supply
|B-side||"Slam the Hammer Down (Hotter)"|
|Label||CBS Associated Records|
|Songwriter(s)||Noddy Holder; Jim Lea|
|Slade singles chronology|
"Slam the Hammer Down" is a single from rock band Slade which appeared on the album The Amazing Kamikaze Syndrome and its U.S. counterpart album, titled Keep Your Hands Off My Power Supply. It was written by lead singer Noddy Holder and bassist Jim Lea. The single was released in 1984 within the U.S. as a promotional single only. It was the third American and final American single from the album.
The track was performed at the Montreux festival along with "Run Runaway" in 1984.
In the September–December 1986 Slade fan club magazine, poll results were announced for the 1986 opinion poll based on Slade's material. For the best album track, "Slam the Hammer Down" placed at number three.
- Noddy Holder: Lead vocals and guitar
- Jim Lea: Bass guitar and backing vocals
- Dave Hill: Lead guitar and backing vocals
- Don Powell: Drums
- Remix by Shep Pettibone
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