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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1
429 207
Heart is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Heart Pop music, Rock music, Folk rock

2
310 247
Blondie is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Blondie Hip hop music, Pop punk, New Wave

3
347 150
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts Rock music, Punk rock, Hard rock

4
309 189
Pat Benatar is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Pat Benatar New Wave, Rock music, Heavy metal

5
318 140
Fleetwood Mac is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Fleetwood Mac Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music

6
286 207
The Bangles is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
The Bangles Jangle pop, Girl group, New Wave

7
226 153
The Go-Go's is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
The Go-gos Pop punk, New Wave, Pop music

8
239 154
No Doubt is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
No Doubt Pop punk, New Wave, Pop music

9
230 117
The Pretenders is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever

10
236 107
The Runaways is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
The Runaways Rock music, Heavy metal, Glam rock

11
198 183
Garbage is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Garbage Pop music, Trip hop, Rock music

12
198 138
Eurythmics is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Eurythmics Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music

13
228 133
Evanescence is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Evanescence Rock music, Gothic metal, Alternative rock

14
179 108
Jefferson Airplane is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Jefferson Airplane Blues-rock, Psychedelic folk, Rock music

The Best Rock Vocalists

15
219 93
The Cranberries is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
The Cranberries Jangle pop, New Wave, Rock music

16
136 195
Hole is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Hole Noise rock, Grunge, Pop rock

17
157 110
The B-52's is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
The B-52's New Wave, Pop music, Rock music

18
156 86
Lita Ford is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Lita Ford Glam metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

19
133 142
Florence and the Machine is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Florence and the Machine Neo soul, Baroque pop, Electronica

20
109 135
Berlin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Berlin Synthpop, New Wave, Rock music

21
145 133
Siouxsie & the Banshees is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Siouxsie & the Banshees New Wave, Gothic rock, Alternative rock

The Best Budget Hotel Chains

22
162 150
Paramore is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Paramore Pop punk, Rock music, Emo

23
115 124
The Donnas is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
The Donnas Pop punk, Rock music, Garage punk

24
100 149
Yeah Yeah Yeahs is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Yeah Yeah Yeahs Dance-punk, Rock music, Garage punk

25
89 121
10,000 Maniacs is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
10,000 Maniacs Jangle pop, Rock music, Folk rock

26
103 129
Veruca Salt is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Veruca Salt Grunge, Power pop, Post-grunge

27
109 100
Halestorm is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Halestorm Rock music, Heavy metal, Post-grunge

28
77 124
Divinyls is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Divinyls New Wave, Pop music, Rock music

The Best Frontmen in Rock

29
64 116
Quarterflash is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Quarterflash New Wave, Rock music, Pop rock

30
76 115
Indigo Girls is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Indigo Girls Folk rock

31
81 109
Big Brother and the Holding Co... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Big Brother and the Holding Company Blues-rock, Punk blues, Rock music

32
89 113
L7 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
L7 Riot grrrl, Grunge, Heavy metal

33
72 86
Flyleaf is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Flyleaf Nu metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

34
60 112
'Til Tuesday is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
lemonhead added 'Til Tuesday New Wave, Alternative rock

35
60 75
Vixen is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
punksnotdead added Vixen Glam metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

15 Songs That Don't Mean What You Think They Do

36
81 94
Wilson Phillips is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
derek1969 added Wilson Phillips Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Pop rock

37
68 104
The Corrs is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
The Corrs Celtic rock, Pop music, Rock music

38
51 108
Edie Brickell & New Bohemians is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Edie Brickell & New Bohemians Jangle pop, Blues-rock, Folk rock

39
43 102
Grace Potter and the Nocturnal... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Grace Potter and the Nocturnals Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Rock music

40
28 26
The White Stripes is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
The White Stripes Blues-rock, Punk blues, Rock music

41
40 78
Scandal is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Scandal New Wave, Rock music, Pop rock

42
52 97
t.A.T.u. is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Riot18 added t.A.T.u. Synthpop, Rock music, Electronic music

The Best Black Rock Bands

43
51 97
The Motels is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
The Motels New Wave, Pop rock, Alternative rock

44
48 101
The Waitresses is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
The Waitresses New Wave

45
55 110
Sleater-Kinney is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Sleater-Kinney Riot grrrl, Rock music, Grunge

46
55 86
The Pretty Reckless is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
The Pretty Reckless Post-grunge, Alternative rock, Punk rock

47
48 102
The Ting Tings is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
The Ting Tings Synthpunk, Synthpop, New Wave

48
37 97
Orianthi is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
ChrisPezzica added Orianthi Pop punk, Glam metal, Blues-rock

49
43 108
The Distillers is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
The Distillers Pop punk, Street punk, Alternative rock

50
42 107
X-Ray Spex is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
X-Ray Spex New Wave, Punk rock