Greatest Motorhead Songs


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The Top Ten

Ace of Spades
It was just only 2 minutes, but this song is the greatest one for Motorhead. I think The Game should be number two...


Not only the best of Motorhead, but the best heavy metal track ever.
Where in the hell is ORGASMATRON! I belive orgasmatron is the best motorhead song but ace of spades comes second but this is allright
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Nothing can really be said about this classic apart from "

! " The final solo, you know it's coming... You wait for the drums to start and...


Ahh, those drums.. Nothing like the thick drum line bringing in the deep rough Lemmy voice... Ahh MOtorhead..
The one that started the whole trash movement and unlike Ace Of Spades not due to any overkill.
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3The Game
Surprisingly the first motorhead song I heard, Triple H's entrance song. Still I think it's one of the best Motorhead songs and suits well for the King Of Kings, H!
Every Motorhead song is epic! Can't wait to see them again for the second time on this tour. Truly awesome band!
I maybe a huge fan o' H... But bliv me diz song is epic all the way... One of the best work of motorhead
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4Killed By Death
One of the best metal tracks off all time? Maybe. Perfect in many ways
guitar solo is mindblowing... the laugh and the lyrics are too good! nice song in the end
Written as one of the 4 tracks to make up the No Remorse compilation, Lemmy peaks, this is the song that IS Motorhead. The best metal song ever.
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It's like driving a car at full speed and then you find another gear and move up the speed some more
POWER... no other words needed to describe this song, the bassline is fantastic and it's so fast that kills
such a powerful bass line, fast drum rhythm and amazing voice from lemmy. they make amazing musical fusion.
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6Born to Raise Hell

Badass song, awesome solo and pure metal this song earned being in the top ten. My fav

Great Classic Rock Metal mix, in which Lemmy's just voice kicks ass. Definitely my favorite song from Mötorhead.

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You simply cannot top the grimy gritty dark atmosphere of the original song. The lyrics are powerful, violent and disturbing. Lemmy's finest moment as a lyricist and proof that Motorhead could be just as interesting playing fast and slow.


I first heard this as a cover by Sepultura which lead me to seek out the original. To put it in simple terms, it rocks!
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8King of Kings
Pure and powerful Motorhead at its finest. nothing better.
How is this not top three this is one of the best metal grunge song I have ever heard. this really deservse to be top 3 people
OMG. It's just the perfect lyrics for the perfect wrestler! TRIPLE HHH! MOTORHEAD RULES!


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9No Class
No Class should be in the top 5's. I think this is one of the best Motorhead songs ever! A short song, but very good. I can listen to this song all day long! It's so badass. The short solo is also pretty nice. Vote for this song!
Shut up! You talk too loud.
This song relates to someone you know. Who better than Lemmy to tell you that you got "No Class"!
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This song should be in the Top 5s, it's amazing... Catchy as hell and really, as motörhead as it gets


This song is so cool. This is is my favorite song because it has a catchy groove and still manages to stay heavy metal.
é a que eu mais gosto the Motorhead!
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The Contenders

11Dancing On Your Grave Listen to sample

12In the Name of Tragedy
YES, it's a new one. But YES, it's really one of the best ones. Come on, hear it.
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14Stay Clean Listen to sample

15Iron Fist
iron fist is probaly my favourite song out of all the others which ihave heard and better than bomber
How is this not in the top ten? It's a hell of a lot better than some of the tracks on that list.
This is my favorite Motörhead tune... BY FAR. Should at least be top 5.
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17God Was Never On Your Side
42?! Really guys! That's one of the best metal songs out there! Great lyrics great melody Just GREAT!
Awesome, Historic for me
One of the best!
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19The Chase Is Better Than the Catch
Ace Of Spades album was their best - this is a really cool song.
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20(We Are) The Road Crew
Awesome Song. Listened to it all the time in Brutal Legend.
Not my favourite Motorhead song but very near. Probably beaten by Bomber or Ace of Spades.
The Ultimate Roadie song! This is what I'm talking about right here! Ace of Spades was a Godly album and this song was the best


Absolutely my favorite song! The other songs are great (duh) but this one has something special to it. Remember Lemmy was a roadie for Jimi Hendrix!
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21Iron Horse

Never gets old. This is their signature song. It embodies their entire image. What the hell is this doing all the way down here? Bring it up to number one.

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22(Don't Need) Religion
One of the greatest motorhead riffs ever made, along with BOMBER
Great Song! Riff kicks ass! Very carchy song with great lyrics!
One of the best riffs for sure! :-)
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24In the Black
This has got to be my favorite along with in the name of tragedy. Play em both on guitar like religion. Both are newer but so perfect!
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25I Got Mine
One of my favourites. A very powerful and groovy song. Creating during the Roberson's period, the blues touch is also very present.
Essa musica é muito foda vey
Simple yet effective. Great song. What could have happened if Robbo sobered up?
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26Damage Case
Absolutely love the riff and chorus to this song. but its obvious that Ace of Spades is going to be first


Got to know about this when I was watching a Metallica concert where they played. This song kicks ass!
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27Dead Men Tell No Tales
This honestly should be higher than 38. Like come on! I think Dead Men Tell No Tales should be in the top 10's! That's just my opinion.
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28Rock Out
Just the name says it all, whenever I hear this song, I rock out to it! I personally think it should be in the top 10's. Rock out! Vote for this awesome song!
This song rocks the world outta me... I can't stop beating an invisible guitar! VOTE THIS ONTO TOP TEN!
This song can't let you indefferent. It rocks
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29Jack the Ripper

It isn't the best of the best. But it is definitely in the Top Ten


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30Liar Listen to sample

31Over the Top Listen to sample

32Love Can't Buy You Money Listen to sample

33Broken Listen to sample

34Just 'Cos You Got the Power Listen to sample

35Over Your Shoulder Listen to sample

36Dust and Glass Listen to sample

37I Don't Believe a Word
I think this song has one of the best lyrics of all R'n'R songs ever written. Very complex, yet nicely written. Plus the awesome guitar riffing, altogether - for me this is the best song Lemmy has ever produced.
It's different. Lemmy's voice, the theme of the song. Every little detail just makes this song absolutely epic.
Must be far more higher on the list. Lemmy's voice has become my drug.
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The best and hardest motörhead song ever, my favorite song since 2004!
this song have so much of negative energy and power, that I should to transform in a raging beast when I hear it! ;-)

39Sweet Revenge
Sweet Revenge! Hell of a song! This should be in the top 10's in my opinion! Motorhead should play this song! I would love to hear them play this song soon! Vote!


Nothing' really to say other than Sweet Revenge is one of my all-time favorite Motorhead songs.
I think this song should be higher than 77. Probably in the top 20's. It's one of my favorite Motorhead songs of all-time.


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40Going to Brazil
It's energetic, it's fun. Makes me want to go to Rio immediately. Besides, it has a vicious dirty rock and roll riff.
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41In the Year of the Wolf

42The Hammer Listen to sample

43Love Me Like a Reptile Listen to sample

44Shine Listen to sample

45Built for Speed Listen to sample

46Shut It Down Listen to sample

47Eat the Rich Listen to sample

48Rock 'n' Roll
This song needs to be on higher rank.
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49Love Me Forever
So awesome! Kilmister's voice in this song is just incredible! Should be higher
First and best song I've ever heard! Love his unbelievable voice in it!
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50Tear Ya Down Listen to sample

Lawman at 73? Damn... Hugely underrated song but it's an awesome song to listen to! It's actually one of my favorite Motorhead songs of all-time! Please vote.
Honestly, this song should be around the top 20. In my opinion, it's one of the best Motorhead songs ever! It's also very underrated! They hardly play it live. It still is a very good song though.


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"999 emergency! " This really deserves to be in the top ten in my opinion. Its very short. Its very quick, but it gets the job done.

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53Back at the Funny Farm
I can't believe this song is so low! It's such a pacey fast fun track, it should be in the top ten with We Are the Road Crew, Orgasmatron, Just because You Got the Power, Marching Off to War and Killed by Death
Hey folks... you 're not really fans... they have fantastic songs... but this here is the craziest, most perfect, power fuller heavy-track worldwide.
"let the pig out"
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54The One to Sing the Blues
This just a classic motorhead song!
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55All the Aces

55?! This song is underrated, but it's an awesome song regardless! I love pretty much everything about this song. All The Aces in my opinion should be at least in the top 20's.

All The Aces should be higher. I think it's one of Motorhead's best songs in my opinion. I think it should be in the top 20's! Please vote.

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56God Save the Queen

To be honest, this one is one of the best songs from one of Motorhead's newer albums. I like both versions of this song. Both The Sex Pistol's one and this one. Let's bring this up! It definitely should be higher than 82! In my opinion, I would rank it in the top 20's.

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Fantastic tribute to a fantastic band, from a decent band.
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59Deaf Forever
My Personal favorite, the lyrics are about vikings, and are so badass
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60Doctor Rock
Whats this number 54, this song needs to go up to the teens at least.
The song is one of the best on the album "orgasmatron" along with the title track, and "ain't my crime", "ridin with the driver", I could go on.
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61Too Late Too Late Listen to sample

62One More F****** Time

not a metal track though but a great rest to brokens, Lemmy's voice just so rough & yet so tender just take to the next level.. beautiful lyrics & beautiful sound


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63Ain't My Crime Listen to sample

64Please Don't Touch

How could this song not be on the list before now? Great song. Love it!

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65Cat Scratch Fever
One of the best covers in my opinion.
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One of the most meaningful songs to military members in history. Its shameful to be this low.
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67Snaggletooth Listen to sample

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69Louie Louie
It's really cool, and easy song, it should be in first 10 top ;). I'd really like this song, and I know that from original it is made by Iggy Pop, but Motorhead version is much, much better!
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71Line In the Sand
My favourite Motorhead song. The lyrics are amazing.
The lyrics are great and I love the tempo of the song.
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This is one of the best tracks what you people have stopped listening to latest motorhead albums
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73Whorehouse Blues

just as the name suggests, again not a metal song but it has its own feel... something beyond Motorhead in all we don't want the crazy Metal to ever end but gives a feel how much it means to slow down & pick up the acoustics for a change...


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75I Ain't No Nice Guy
I think this song proves that Motörhead could tackle any genre of rock and roll they want, straying from their usual heaviness and settling with a ballad type-song. Also, tear jerking lyrics can't hurt. Motörhead forever!
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76Keep Us On the Road Listen to sample

77Ridin' With the Driver Listen to sample

78Traitor Listen to sample

79Sharpshooter Listen to sample

80Jailbait Listen to sample

81Talking Head Listen to sample


83Bite the Bullet Listen to sample

84The Thousand Names of God Listen to sample

85Dogs of War Listen to sample

86Claw Listen to sample

Phenominal cover of Metallica's classic, needs to be higher up on this list!
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88Enter Sandman

89Red Raw Listen to sample

90Bye Bye Bitch Bye Bye Listen to sample

91Loser Listen to sample

92Dogs Listen to sample

93Stone Deaf In the USA Listen to sample

94Lemmy Goes to the Pub
Seriously? This isn't in the top 100? I know it's an alternate version of Heart of Stone, but come on, this is better than HoS in my opinion. Just an awesome rock song.
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Final track from bastards (an underrated album itself). Very underrated song (along with a lot of others such as no remorse, all for you, out of the sun, and bang to rights
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96Death or Glory
Speed, Power and Mikkey's sensational drumplay
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97Sword of Glory
The best song since killed by death
Best song ever from motorhead

98Mean Machine Listen to sample

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100Nothing Up My Sleeve Listen to sample

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This list was created 5 years, 238 days ago and has been voted on over 2,000 times. This top ten list contains 121 items, has been remixed 8 times.

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