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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663 336
Heart is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Pop music, Rock music, Folk rock
2
482 368
Blondie is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Hip hop music, Pop punk, New Wave
3
519 273
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Rock music, Punk rock, Hard rock
4
474 315
Pat Benatar is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
New Wave, Rock music, Heavy metal
5
531 250
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
366 296
No Doubt is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Pop punk, New Wave, Pop music
9
354 223
The Pretenders is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
10
321 235
Eurythmics is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music
11
284 313
Garbage is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Pop music, Trip hop, Rock music
12
339 223
The Runaways is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Rock music, Heavy metal, Glam rock
13
373 265
Evanescence is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Rock music, Gothic metal, Alternative rock
14
374 185
The Cranberries is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Jangle pop, New Wave, Rock music
15
273 199
Jefferson Airplane is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Blues-rock, Psychedelic folk, Rock music
16
253 207
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
283 272
Paramore is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Pop punk, Rock music, Emo
18
225 230
Siouxsie & the Banshees is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
New Wave, Gothic rock, Alternative rock
19
207 340
Hole is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Noise rock, Grunge, Pop rock
20
234 191
Lita Ford is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Glam metal, Rock music, Heavy metal
21
211 246
Florence and the Machine is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Neo soul, Baroque pop, Electronica
22
172 219
Berlin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Synthpop, New Wave, Rock music
23
147 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
160 219
Veruca Salt is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Grunge, Power pop, Post-grunge
25
147 243
Yeah Yeah Yeahs is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Dance-punk, Rock music, Garage punk