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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1,229 257
Band-Maid is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Stass Gricko added

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

2
820 633
Heart is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Pop music, Rock music, Folk rock
3
597 667
Blondie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Hip hop music, Pop punk, New Wave
4
650 558
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Rock music, Punk rock, Hard rock
5
1,051 304
Babymetal is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Ryan Morris added Hip hop music, Bubblegum pop, Eurobeat
6
604 585
Pat Benatar is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
New Wave, Rock music, Heavy metal
7
644 531
Fleetwood Mac is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music
8
541 586
The Bangles is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Jangle pop, Girl group, New Wave
9
431 498
The Go-Go's is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Pop punk, New Wave, Pop music
10
457 417
The Pretenders is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
11
312 53
Band-Maiko is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Roque Sanchez added
12
429 542
No Doubt is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Pop punk, New Wave, Pop music
13
441 469
Evanescence is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Rock music, Gothic metal, Alternative rock
14
379 423
Eurythmics is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music
15
398 392
The Runaways is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Rock music, Heavy metal, Glam rock
16
342 526
Garbage is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Pop music, Trip hop, Rock music
17
425 359
The Cranberries is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Jangle pop, New Wave, Rock music
18
300 361
The B-52's is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
New Wave, Pop music, Rock music
19
339 239
Scandal is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
New Wave, Rock music, Pop rock
20
257 370
Siouxsie & the Banshees is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
New Wave, Gothic rock, Alternative rock
21
314 361
Jefferson Airplane is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Blues-rock, Psychedelic folk, Rock music
22
226 504
Hole is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Noise rock, Grunge, Pop rock
23
323 429
Paramore is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Pop punk, Rock music, Emo
24
283 308
Lita Ford is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Glam metal, Rock music, Heavy metal
25
174 68
Aldious is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Romek added Power metal, Gothic metal, pop punk