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!
list ordered by

1
558 253
Heart is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Pop music, Rock music, Folk rock

2
401 237
Pat Benatar is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
New Wave, Rock music, Heavy metal

3
437 188
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
389 294
Blondie is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Hip hop music, Pop punk, New Wave

5
428 175
Fleetwood Mac is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music

6
369 249
The Bangles is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Jangle pop, Girl group, New Wave

7
293 198
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
310 206
No Doubt is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Pop punk, New Wave, Pop music

9
291 148
The Pretenders is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever

10
259 163
Eurythmics is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music

11
287 143
The Runaways is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Rock music, Heavy metal, Glam rock

12
239 226
Garbage is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Pop music, Trip hop, Rock music

13
299 177
Evanescence is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Rock music, Gothic metal, Alternative rock

14
305 115
The Cranberries is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Jangle pop, New Wave, Rock music

15
225 133
Jefferson Airplane is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Blues-rock, Psychedelic folk, Rock music

16
206 135
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
223 185
Paramore is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Pop punk, Rock music, Emo

18
197 110
Lita Ford is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Glam metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

19
171 248
Hole is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Noise rock, Grunge, Pop rock

20
140 153
Berlin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Synthpop, New Wave, Rock music

21
162 175
Florence and the Machine is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Neo soul, Baroque pop, Electronica

22
179 162
Siouxsie & the Banshees is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
New Wave, Gothic rock, Alternative rock

23
137 145
The Donnas is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Pop punk, Rock music, Garage punk

24
117 174
Yeah Yeah Yeahs is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Dance-punk, Rock music, Garage punk

25
117 139
10,000 Maniacs is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Jangle pop, Rock music, Folk rock

26
148 127
Halestorm is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Rock music, Heavy metal, Post-grunge

27
128 152
Veruca Salt is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Grunge, Power pop, Post-grunge

28
81 132
Quarterflash is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
New Wave, Rock music, Pop rock

29
91 142
Divinyls is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
New Wave, Pop music, Rock music

30
95 140
Indigo Girls is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Folk rock

31
105 130
Big Brother and the Holding Co... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Blues-rock, Punk blues, Rock music

32
99 107
Flyleaf is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Nu metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

33
115 135
L7 is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Riot grrrl, Grunge, Heavy metal

34
81 91
Vixen is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
punksnotdead added Glam metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

35
75 127
'Til Tuesday is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
lemonhead added New Wave, Alternative rock

36
102 112
Wilson Phillips is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
derek1969 added Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Pop rock

37
54 52
The White Stripes is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Blues-rock, Punk blues, Rock music

38
81 126
The Corrs is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Celtic rock, Pop music, Rock music

39
60 126
Edie Brickell & New Bohemians is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Jangle pop, Blues-rock, Folk rock

40
55 93
Scandal is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
New Wave, Rock music, Pop rock

41
63 106
The Motels is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
New Wave, Pop rock, Alternative rock

42
73 124
Sleater-Kinney is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Riot grrrl, Rock music, Grunge

43
77 109
The Pretty Reckless is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Post-grunge, Alternative rock, Punk rock

44
48 118
Grace Potter and the Nocturnal... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Rock music

45
62 116
t.A.T.u. is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Riot18 added Synthpop, Rock music, Electronic music

46
53 121
The Waitresses is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
New Wave

47
45 112
Orianthi is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
ChrisPezzica added Pop punk, Glam metal, Blues-rock

48
52 117
The Ting Tings is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Synthpunk, Synthpop, New Wave

49
51 119
X-Ray Spex is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
New Wave, Punk rock

50
51 121
The Distillers is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Pop punk, Street punk, Alternative rock