Top 10 Rock and Metal Female Musicians That Play an Instrument


The Top Ten

1 Joan Jett - guitar Joan Jett - guitar Joan Marie Larkin known professionally by her stage name Joan Jett, is an American rock guitarist, singer, songwriter, producer and occasional actress, best known for her work with Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, preceded by success with The Runaways, including their hit song "Cherry Bomb".

Cuando Joan toca la guitarra salta hacia atras hacia los costados tiene esos gestos que...da gusto verla,y escucharla

2 Lita Ford - guitar Lita Ford - guitar Lita Rossana Ford is an English-born American rock guitarist, vocalist and songwriter, who was the lead guitarist for The Runaways in the late 1970s, an all-female rock band formed by Joan Jett and Sandy West. In the 1980s Lita Ford embarked on a solo career.

Best known for his duet with Ozzy "Close My Eyes Forever" but she has a pretty good solo career. - Metal_Treasure

3 Nancy Wilson (Heart) - guitar Nancy Wilson (Heart) - guitar Nancy Lamoureaux Wilson is an American musician, singer, songwriter, producer, and composer. She rose to fame alongside her older sister, singer Ann Wilson, as a guitarist and backing vocalist in the rock band Heart, which she joined in 1974.
4 Samantha Maloney (Eagles of Death Metal) - drums Samantha Maloney (Eagles of Death Metal) - drums Samantha Maloney is an American musician best known for playing drums in the bands Hole, Mötley Crüe, Eagles of Death Metal and in Peaches' live band "The Herms".
5 Suzi Quatro - bass, drums Suzi Quatro - bass, drums Susan Kay "Suzi" Quatro is an American hard rock singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and actress. She was the first female bass player to become a major rock star, breaking a barrier to women's participation in rock music.

She was the first female bass player to become a major rock star, breaking a barrier to women's participation in rock music. - Metal_Treasure

She usually sings and plays bass. Great energy in her songs - 48 Crash, Devil Gate Drive, Your Mama Won't Like Me, Stumblin' In - Metal_Treasure

6 Lzzy Hale (Halestorm) - rhythm guitar
7 Gail Ann Dorsey - bass

She’s probably best known as the bassist for David Bowie. - Metal_Treasure

8 Linda McDonald (The Iron Maidens) - drums
9 Rhonda Smith (Prince, Jeff Beck) - bass
10 Melissa Auf der Maur (Hole, Smashing Pumpkins) - bass

The Contenders

11 Joni Mitchell - guitar, piano Joni Mitchell - guitar, piano Roberta Joan Mitchell, professionally known as Joni Mitchell, is a Canadian singer-songwriter. Drawing from folk, pop, rock, and jazz, Mitchell's songs often reflect social and environmental ideals as well as her feelings about romance, confusion, disillusionment, and joy.
12 Jen Ledger (Skillet) - drums Jen Ledger (Skillet) - drums Jennifer "Jen" Carole Ledger is a English drummer mostly known for playing in the band and being the co-vocalist for Skillet since 2008 when Lori Peters decided to retire from the band. more.
13 Fernanda Lira (Nervosa) - bass

This Brazilian girl plays and sings thrash metal. - Metal_Treasure

14 Chrissie Hynde (The Pretenders) - guitar
15 Melissa Etheridge - guitar Melissa Etheridge - guitar Melissa Lou Etheridge is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and activist. Her self-titled debut album Melissa Etheridge was released in 1988 and became an underground success.
16 Morgan Lander (Kittie) - guitar Morgan Lander (Kittie) - guitar
17 Sean Yseult (White Zombie) - bass
18 Karin Axelsson (Sonic Syndicate) - bass
19 Pitchu Ferraz (Nervosa) - drums
20 Nicki Wicked (Crucified Barbara) - drums
21 Katie Cole (Dangerkids) - drums
22 Laura Nyro - piano Laura Nyro - piano Laura Nyro was an American songwriter, singer, and pianist. She achieved critical acclaim with her own recordings, particularly the albums Eli and the Thirteenth Confession and New York Tendaberry, and had commercial success with artists such as Barbra Streisand and The 5th Dimension recording her songs. more.
23 Jennifer Batten - guitar
24 Bonnie Raitt - guitar Bonnie Raitt - guitar
25 Sheila E. - drums, percussion
26 Wendy Waldman - guitar, piano Wendy Waldman - guitar, piano Wendy Waldman is an American singer-songwriter, primarily known for her songwriting and record production.
27 Courtney Love - guitar Courtney Love - guitar Courtney Michelle Love is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and visual artist. A notable figure in the punk and grunge scenes of the 1990s, Love's career has spanned four decades.
28 Liz Phair - guitar, piano Liz Phair - guitar, piano Elizabeth Clark Phair is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist and pianist born on April 17, 1967 in Connecticut. more.
29 Candy Dulfer - saxophone Candy Dulfer - saxophone Candy Dulfer is a Dutch pop, funk alto saxophonist and occasional singer who began playing at the age of six. She founded her band, Funky Stuff, when she was fourteen years old. Her debut album Saxuality received a Grammy nomination. Dulfer has released eleven studio albums, two live albums, and one more.
30 Linda McCartney (Wings) - keyboard
31 Abi Harding - saxophone
32 Sheryl Crow - guitar Sheryl Crow - guitar Sheryl Suzanne Crow is an American singer-songwriter and actress. Her music incorporates elements of pop, rock, folk, country and blues.
33 Juliana Hatfield - guitar
34 Justine Juice Éthier - drums Justine Juice Éthier - drums
35 Mercedes Lander (Kittie) - drums Mercedes Lander (Kittie) - drums
36 Jo Bench - bass

(Bolt Thrower) - Metal_Treasure

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