- Archive Panic: They have over twenty albums for your listening pleasure.
- Covered Up: Many of the earlier covers.
- Epic Riff: Frequently; arguably the whole point of the group. "Ace of Spades" and "We Are The Road Crew" are two of the best examples.
- Even Better Sequel: Two cases. One, Motorhead towards Hawkwind. The other, the triad "Overkill" / "Bomber" / "Ace of Spades" towards their first album.
- Memetic Badass: Who would win in a wrestling match between Lemmy and God? Answer: Trick question - Lemmy is God.
- Memetic Sex God: Those two things on Lemmy's face? They're not warts, they're two extra testicles created by his body to be able to contain his incredible manliness. It has some basis in reality: he's apparently had sex with over 2,000 women.
- More Popular Spin-off: of Hawkwind
- Tear Jerker: see World War I