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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632 317
Heart is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Pop music, Rock music, Folk rock

2
497 253
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Rock music, Punk rock, Hard rock

3
447 304
Pat Benatar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
New Wave, Rock music, Heavy metal

4
453 357
Blondie is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Hip hop music, Pop punk, New Wave

5
497 237
Fleetwood Mac is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music

6
418 315
The Bangles is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Jangle pop, Girl group, New Wave

7
341 257
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
352 283
No Doubt is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Pop punk, New Wave, Pop music

9
334 210
The Pretenders is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever

10
304 223
Eurythmics is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music

11
267 298
Garbage is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Pop music, Trip hop, Rock music

12
320 206
The Runaways is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Rock music, Heavy metal, Glam rock

13
352 251
Evanescence is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Rock music, Gothic metal, Alternative rock

14
352 176
The Cranberries is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Jangle pop, New Wave, Rock music

15
256 190
Jefferson Airplane is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Blues-rock, Psychedelic folk, Rock music

16
264 257
Paramore is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Pop punk, Rock music, Emo

17
239 196
The B-52's is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
New Wave, Pop music, Rock music

18
195 327
Hole is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Noise rock, Grunge, Pop rock

19
197 233
Florence and the Machine is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Neo soul, Baroque pop, Electronica

20
221 180
Lita Ford is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Glam metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

21
210 218
Siouxsie & the Banshees is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
New Wave, Gothic rock, Alternative rock

22
159 210
Berlin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Synthpop, New Wave, Rock music

23
138 16
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
151 209
Veruca Salt is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Grunge, Power pop, Post-grunge

25
137 235
Yeah Yeah Yeahs is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Dance-punk, Rock music, Garage punk