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
488 237
Heart is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Heart Pop music, Rock music, Folk rock

2
360 218
Pat Benatar is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Pat Benatar New Wave, Rock music, Heavy metal

3
390 170
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts Rock music, Punk rock, Hard rock

4
346 277
Blondie is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Blondie Hip hop music, Pop punk, New Wave

5
382 160
Fleetwood Mac is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Fleetwood Mac Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music

6
329 234
The Bangles is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
The Bangles Jangle pop, Girl group, New Wave

7
262 181
The Go-Go's is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
The Go-gos Pop punk, New Wave, Pop music

8
275 187
No Doubt is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
No Doubt Pop punk, New Wave, Pop music

9
263 136
The Pretenders is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever

10
221 205
Garbage is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Garbage Pop music, Trip hop, Rock music

11
229 151
Eurythmics is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Eurythmics Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music

12
260 128
The Runaways is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
The Runaways Rock music, Heavy metal, Glam rock

13
266 161
Evanescence is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Evanescence Rock music, Gothic metal, Alternative rock

14
204 122
Jefferson Airplane is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Jefferson Airplane Blues-rock, Psychedelic folk, Rock music

The Best Rock Vocalists

15
260 107
The Cranberries is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
The Cranberries Jangle pop, New Wave, Rock music

16
157 221
Hole is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Hole Noise rock, Grunge, Pop rock

17
180 124
The B-52's is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
The B-52's New Wave, Pop music, Rock music

18
192 173
Paramore is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Paramore Pop punk, Rock music, Emo

19
177 97
Lita Ford is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Lita Ford Glam metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

20
124 146
Berlin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Berlin Synthpop, New Wave, Rock music

21
168 150
Siouxsie & the Banshees is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Siouxsie & the Banshees New Wave, Gothic rock, Alternative rock

The Greatest Horror Books of All Time

22
143 162
Florence and the Machine is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Florence and the Machine Neo soul, Baroque pop, Electronica

23
109 164
Yeah Yeah Yeahs is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Yeah Yeah Yeahs Dance-punk, Rock music, Garage punk

24
125 135
The Donnas is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
The Donnas Pop punk, Rock music, Garage punk

25
104 131
10,000 Maniacs is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
10,000 Maniacs Jangle pop, Rock music, Folk rock

26
113 142
Veruca Salt is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Veruca Salt Grunge, Power pop, Post-grunge

27
123 115
Halestorm is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Halestorm Rock music, Heavy metal, Post-grunge

28
84 135
Divinyls is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Divinyls New Wave, Pop music, Rock music

The Best Frontmen in Rock

29
71 126
Quarterflash is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Quarterflash New Wave, Rock music, Pop rock

30
87 129
Indigo Girls is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Indigo Girls Folk rock

31
94 120
Big Brother and the Holding Co... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Big Brother and the Holding Company Blues-rock, Punk blues, Rock music

32
105 124
L7 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
L7 Riot grrrl, Grunge, Heavy metal

33
67 122
'Til Tuesday is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
lemonhead added 'Til Tuesday New Wave, Alternative rock

34
79 100
Flyleaf is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Flyleaf Nu metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

35
70 84
Vixen is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
punksnotdead added Vixen Glam metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

The 37 Greatest On-Stage Falls of All Time

36
92 102
Wilson Phillips is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
derek1969 added Wilson Phillips Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Pop rock

37
59 118
Edie Brickell & New Bohemians is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Edie Brickell & New Bohemians Jangle pop, Blues-rock, Folk rock

38
44 42
The White Stripes is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
The White Stripes Blues-rock, Punk blues, Rock music

39
73 117
The Corrs is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
The Corrs Celtic rock, Pop music, Rock music

40
46 112
Grace Potter and the Nocturnal... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Grace Potter and the Nocturnals Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Rock music

41
48 87
Scandal is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Scandal New Wave, Rock music, Pop rock

42
58 103
The Motels is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
The Motels New Wave, Pop rock, Alternative rock

The Best Black Rock Bands

43
56 107
t.A.T.u. is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Riot18 added t.A.T.u. Synthpop, Rock music, Electronic music

44
64 119
Sleater-Kinney is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Sleater-Kinney Riot grrrl, Rock music, Grunge

45
64 99
The Pretty Reckless is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
The Pretty Reckless Post-grunge, Alternative rock, Punk rock

46
52 115
The Waitresses is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
The Waitresses New Wave

47
43 106
Orianthi is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
ChrisPezzica added Orianthi Pop punk, Glam metal, Blues-rock

48
51 111
The Ting Tings is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
The Ting Tings Synthpunk, Synthpop, New Wave

49
47 117
The Distillers is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
The Distillers Pop punk, Street punk, Alternative rock

50
45 115
X-Ray Spex is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
X-Ray Spex New Wave, Punk rock