Bands/Musicians The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever  

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These are the best rock bands fronted by women. The band must have a female singer.  Bonus points for multiple women musicians.  From Blondie to The Bangles to the Go-gos, these are the best girl bands, or bands that have female musicians in them. Specifically these bands have to have female vocalists, and some of these women are the best female vocalists of all time!

There's just something about a female rock band. I'm not talking about sex appeal, I'm talking about the music. When rock music is allowed to soar to it's highest heights with a female vocal range, magic can happen. Only women can really belt out rock the way that it is meant to be belted out That is certainly the case with all of these bands!
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661 334
Heart is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Pop music, Rock music, Folk rock
2
518 271
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Rock music, Punk rock, Hard rock
3
479 367
Blondie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Hip hop music, Pop punk, New Wave
4
472 314
Pat Benatar is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
New Wave, Rock music, Heavy metal
5
529 250
Fleetwood Mac is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music
6
440 328
The Bangles is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Jangle pop, Girl group, New Wave
7
358 268
The Go-Go's is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Pop punk, New Wave, Pop music
8
365 295
No Doubt is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Pop punk, New Wave, Pop music
9
351 222
The Pretenders is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
10
321 234
Eurythmics is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music
11
283 312
Garbage is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Pop music, Trip hop, Rock music
12
338 221
The Runaways is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Rock music, Heavy metal, Glam rock
13
371 262
Evanescence is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Rock music, Gothic metal, Alternative rock
14
372 183
The Cranberries is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Jangle pop, New Wave, Rock music
15
272 198
Jefferson Airplane is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Blues-rock, Psychedelic folk, Rock music
16
251 205
The B-52's is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
New Wave, Pop music, Rock music
17
281 268
Paramore is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Pop punk, Rock music, Emo
18
223 229
Siouxsie & the Banshees is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
New Wave, Gothic rock, Alternative rock
19
204 339
Hole is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Noise rock, Grunge, Pop rock
20
234 189
Lita Ford is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Glam metal, Rock music, Heavy metal
21
210 245
Florence and the Machine is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Neo soul, Baroque pop, Electronica
22
172 218
Berlin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Synthpop, New Wave, Rock music
23
146 22
Band-Maid is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Stass Gricko added Band-Maid

The real all-female hard-rock band, with 5 albums and awesome live performance.

24
158 218
Veruca Salt is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Grunge, Power pop, Post-grunge
25
145 242
Yeah Yeah Yeahs is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Dance-punk, Rock music, Garage punk