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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1,016 204
Band-Maid is listed (or ranked) 1 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.

2
763 586
Heart is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Pop music, Rock music, Folk rock
3
559 619
Blondie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Hip hop music, Pop punk, New Wave
4
959 234
Babymetal is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Ryan Morris added Hip hop music, Bubblegum pop, Eurobeat
5
597 510
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Rock music, Punk rock, Hard rock
6
556 544
Pat Benatar is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
New Wave, Rock music, Heavy metal
7
609 491
Fleetwood Mac is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music
8
514 550
The Bangles is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Jangle pop, Girl group, New Wave
9
412 470
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
425 400
The Pretenders is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
11
428 447
Evanescence is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Rock music, Gothic metal, Alternative rock
12
411 521
No Doubt is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Pop punk, New Wave, Pop music
13
361 403
Eurythmics is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music
14
386 371
The Runaways is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Rock music, Heavy metal, Glam rock
15
332 509
Garbage is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Pop music, Trip hop, Rock music
16
211 34
Band-Maiko is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Roque Sanchez added Band-Maiko
17
416 345
The Cranberries is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Jangle pop, New Wave, Rock music
18
292 348
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
253 354
Siouxsie & the Banshees is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
New Wave, Gothic rock, Alternative rock
20
309 350
Jefferson Airplane is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Blues-rock, Psychedelic folk, Rock music
21
222 488
Hole is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Noise rock, Grunge, Pop rock
22
316 418
Paramore is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Pop punk, Rock music, Emo
23
276 298
Lita Ford is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Glam metal, Rock music, Heavy metal
24
271 221
Scandal is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
New Wave, Rock music, Pop rock
25
191 307
The Donnas is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Pop punk, Rock music, Garage punk