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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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list ordered by
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Band-Maid is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Stass Gricko added Hard Rock, Heavy Metal

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

2
Heart is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Pop music, Rock music, Folk rock
3
Blondie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Hip hop music, Pop punk, New Wave
4
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
Pat Benatar is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
New Wave, Rock music, Heavy metal
6
Babymetal is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Ryan Morris added Hip hop music, Bubblegum pop, Eurobeat
7
Fleetwood Mac is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music
8
The Bangles is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Jangle pop, Girl group, New Wave
9
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
The Pretenders is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
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The Runaways is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Rock music, Heavy metal, Glam rock
12
Eurythmics is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music
13
No Doubt is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Pop punk, New Wave, Pop music
14
Garbage is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Pop music, Trip hop, Rock music
15
Evanescence is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Rock music, Gothic metal, Alternative rock
16
Brats is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
WheelOfCheese added Rock, Punk
17
The Cranberries is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Jangle pop, New Wave, Rock music
18
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
Scandal is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
New Wave, Rock music, Pop rock
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Scandal is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
JonathanLane1 added Pop music, Rock music, Garage rock
21
Aldious is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Romek added Power metal, Gothic metal, pop punk
22
Ladybaby is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
David Lee1 added
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Siouxsie & the Banshees is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
New Wave, Gothic rock, Alternative rock
24
Jefferson Airplane is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Blues-rock, Psychedelic folk, Rock music
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Hole is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Noise rock, Grunge, Pop rock