Top 10 Rock and Metal Female Musicians That Play an Instrument

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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
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
13 Fernanda Lira (Nervosa) - bass

This Brazilian girl plays and sings thrash metal. - Metal_Treasure

14 Chrissie Hynde (The Pretenders) - guitar
15 Morgan Lander (Kittie) - guitar Morgan Lander (Kittie) - guitar
16 Sean Yseult (White Zombie) - bass
17 Karin Axelsson (Sonic Syndicate) - bass
18 Pitchu Ferraz (Nervosa) - drums
19 Nicki Wicked (Crucified Barbara) - drums
20 Katie Cole (Dangerkids) - drums
21 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.
22 Laura Nyro - piano Laura Nyro - piano
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. ...read more.
29 Candy Dulfer - saxophone Candy Dulfer - saxophone
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
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