Greatest Motorhead Songs


The Top Ten

1 Ace of Spades Ace of Spades

Not only the best of Motorhead, but the best heavy metal track ever.

Anyways the greatest motorhead track ever! Legendary metal song, a tough challenge for any other band and it has got speed and spark in it to recharge people. This song and fade to black by Metallica are best metal songs 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

love it

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2 Overkill Overkill

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... - megabreath

Scared the hell out of me first time I heard it back in the day aged 12. It was like a message from a dark alien invasion force. Aged 14 I was part of the force myself. ' At the Apollo Manchester for the bomber tour. Overkill' with fast Eddie at his best almost had them ripping the place apart. It was and is that exciting

Ahh, those drums.. Nothing like the thick drum line bringing in the deep rough Lemmy voice... Ahh MOtorhead..

The ultimate Motörhead song! What a shame that The game is number 2. Only chosen by "fans" that just know 2 songs of Motörhead or complete retards.

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3 The Game The 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

All time favourite Motorhead song, first Motorhead song I head, courtesy of the one and only Triple H! - Haze

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4 Killed by Death Killed by Death

One of the best metal tracks off all time? Maybe. Perfect in many ways

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.

Guitar solo is mindblowing... the laugh and the lyrics are too good! Nice song in the end

One of the greatest songs that takes me back in the glory days of my heavy metal youth

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5 Iron Fist Iron Fist

How is this not in the top ten? It's a hell of a lot better than some of the tracks on that list.

I think this song is as fast as Ace of Spades. Just give another feeling, but as nice as Ace of Spades.

Fantastic song, my personal favourite. It's like Ace of Spades, but faster. - IronSabbathPriest

Pure aggression, such a great band - gemcloben

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6 King of Kings

Pure and powerful Motorhead at its finest. nothing better.

OMG. It's just the perfect lyrics for the perfect wrestler! TRIPLE HHH! MOTORHEAD RULES! - joaocarvalho

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

Motorhead at their best. lemmy is such a boss - gemcloben

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7 Bomber Bomber

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

Nothing really to say other than this awesome song should be higher than 12! This should easily be in the top 5's! Please vote. - jennifersanchez

I can not get this song out of my head, for me is the best along with 'Iron Fist' - JrG

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8 Born to Raise Hell Born 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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9 Orgasmatron Orgasmatron

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. - joshapkin

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!

The name alone is awesome - gemcloben

Awesome song! One of my favourites
1) Ace Of Spades
2) Overkill
3) Killed By Death
4) Orgasmatron
5) Born To Raise Hell
6) Built For Speed
7) Iron Fist
8) (We Are) The Road Crew
9) Damage Case
10) Motorhead - IronSabbathPriest

10 No Class No 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!

This song relates to someone you know. Who better than Lemmy to tell you that you got "No Class"!

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The Newcomers

? Keep Us on the Road Keep Us on the Road
? Hellraiser Hellraiser

This song is so cool. This is is my favorite song because it has a catchy groove and still manages to stay heavy metal.

This song should be in the Top 5s, it's amazing... Catchy as hell and really, as motörhead as it gets - fidelcanojr

This song kick ass, I don't know why is in this low position

Seriously cover or not this should be higher!

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The Contenders

11 Motorhead Motorhead


Pure metal and they never went mainstream. - gemcloben

Its really short but it is a great song

This song is pure speed metal.
Motorhead invented speed metal.
This song shows it, with punkish speed and a raw sound, and the heaviness of heavy meta.
This is their best song!

12 Dancing on Your Grave Dancing on Your Grave
13 Stay Clean Stay Clean

I really like this song as my main and then, king of kings,ace of spades, and finally iron fist.

14 Damage Case Damage Case

Absolutely love the riff and chorus to this song. but its obvious that Ace of Spades is going to be first - picklesdoodily

Got to know about this when I was watching a Metallica concert where they played. This song kicks ass!

This song should be higher.It should be in top 10. My favorite song on overkill album

15 Stone Dead Forever Stone Dead Forever

This is Motorhead at it's prime; powerful, fast and awesome sound settings brilliantly blends in an electric storm of rock n roll noise.

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16 Line in the Sand Line in the Sand

My favourite Motorhead song. The lyrics are amazing.

The lyrics are great and I love the tempo of the song.

:O Can't believe this is #62.. It should be in the Top 10 at least.. If you haven't listened to it then please go ahead... It's an awesome song with brilliant lyrics...

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17 Poison Poison

Lyrics, melodie and the amazing Lemmy-Poison-Cry at the end are all awesome - my favorite song since now 37 years! Motörhead forever!

18 God Was Never On Your Side God Was Never On Your Side

42?! Really guys! That's one of the best metal songs out there! Great lyrics great melody Just GREAT!

Excellent Motorhead I agree it should be higher. Voted for TOP 5 Motorhead song.

This has the most triumphant backing of any motorhead song. This should be top 10 in my opinion.

He was never on your side..

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19 In the Name of Tragedy In the Name of Tragedy

YES, it's a new one. But YES, it's really one of the best ones. Come on, hear it.

Sick song, sick solo, man that song is pure rock'n'roll, you go full crazy listening on this.

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20 I Don't Believe a Word I Don't Believe a Word

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.

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.

How is this at 40!? This song is just epic! easily in my top 5 Motorhead songs

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