- Epic Riff: To name a few, "Brianstorm", "Still Take You Home" and "Teddy Picker".
- Recently, "Do I Wanna Know?".
- Fan Dumb: Apart from the below point, there were fans who heard the band's cover of Drake's "Hold On, We're Going Home" and declared it to be much better than the "shitty rap original" and that the Arctic Monkeys are leagues better than that "inferior" genre. Those same fans don't seem to understand that Alex Turner listened to a lot of R&B for inspiration and is a fan of Drake's (rarely does an artist cover a song after they hate it, after all), and that he's stated that he has a problem with covering songs because he knows it'll always be compared to the original; the band's covers are a big deal and he's clearly not trying to outdo Drake.
- In a similar vein, Miley Cyrus's cover of "Why'd You Only Call Me When You're High?" was not well-received by some fans when it happened, if only due to Cyrus's recently infamous reputation as well as her awkwardly excessive sexual gestures during an otherwise well-rounded performance. Some members of the fandom hated it out of not wanting to attach Cyrus to the Arctic Monkeys at all, as if the cover was an insult to the band. After Matt Helders came out to praise the song, citing it as one of his favorite covers, the criticism mostly died down (or, at least, claimed that they liked the audio of the song), and an mp3 mix of the original version and Cyrus's version playing simultaneously as a duet has become popular on Tumblr.
- It's Popular, Now It Sucks: Despite (or because of) AM being critically acclaimed and praised for being accessible enough to break into the American mainstream, the album attracts criticism from the same sort of fans that are seen in every music fandom: those who complain that the album is too mainstream, those who claim that whoever likes it (or who wasn't a fan or didn't know about the band before the album) isn't a "real fan," and those that criticize AM for having "too many love songs" and that the band as a whole has gotten "too goopy." Most of the The album is incredibly sexual, but to say that it's chock-full of love songs is the furthest thing from accurate. As for the other points of criticism, the rest of the fandom [[Sarcasm Mode agrees; how dare someone become a fan of band after hearing one of their most recently popular, acclaimed albums?]]
- Magnum Opus: Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not. AM is a close second, and has been credited with breaking America.
- Painful Rhyme: Especially in their earlier works, because they relied heavily on Alex Turner's strong Sheffield accent.
- The Pete Best: Glyn Jones, who left the band long before they had even recorded the material that appears on Beneath the Boardwalk.
- Andy Nicholson is a borderline example. He left the band for personal reasons soon after the first album came out, and just before the band started getting international attention.
- Signature Song: "I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor" or “Fluorescent Adolescent”, depending on who you ask. More recently, "Do I Wanna Know?" qualifies, as well as "Why'd You Only Call Me When You're High?" (which are two of the most well-known songs on the album for those who aren't familiar with the band).