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
698 413
Heart is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Pop music, Rock music, Folk rock
2
507 446
Blondie is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Hip hop music, Pop punk, New Wave
3
546 347
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
499 388
Pat Benatar is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
New Wave, Rock music, Heavy metal
5
552 335
Fleetwood Mac is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music
6
468 407
The Bangles is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Jangle pop, Girl group, New Wave
7
381 345
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
378 397
No Doubt is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Pop punk, New Wave, Pop music
9
379 298
The Pretenders is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
10
298 395
Garbage is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Pop music, Trip hop, Rock music
11
334 317
Eurythmics is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music
12
362 300
The Runaways is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Rock music, Heavy metal, Glam rock
13
470 77
Band-Maid is listed (or ranked) 13 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.

14
394 357
Evanescence is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Rock music, Gothic metal, Alternative rock
15
393 271
The Cranberries is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Jangle pop, New Wave, Rock music
16
428 95
Babymetal is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Ryan Morris added Hip hop music, Bubblegum pop, Eurobeat
17
287 287
Jefferson Airplane is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Blues-rock, Psychedelic folk, Rock music
18
274 284
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
297 347
Paramore is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Pop punk, Rock music, Emo
20
215 408
Hole is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Noise rock, Grunge, Pop rock
21
241 287
Siouxsie & the Banshees is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
New Wave, Gothic rock, Alternative rock
22
253 241
Lita Ford is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Glam metal, Rock music, Heavy metal
23
217 306
Florence and the Machine is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Neo soul, Baroque pop, Electronica
24
180 272
Berlin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Synthpop, New Wave, Rock music
25
167 268
Veruca Salt is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Grunge, Power pop, Post-grunge