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The 20 Hottest Women In Rock And Metal

Despite what some people may think, women singers aren’t just relegated to pop-star status. Many women vocalists go their own route - whether that be a classically trained singer, or operatic singing,

Despite what some people may think, women singers aren’t just relegated to pop-star status. Many women vocalists go their own route - whether that be a classically trained singer, or operatic singing, punk style vocals, or even metal growling and screaming - and join the ranks of metal and hard rock royalty.

There is no shortage of gorgeous women who create great music and look good doing it, and the metal world is no different. In a genre that is thought to be highly male-centric, it may come as a surprise that it was hard to even pick 20 of the hottest chicks in hard rock and metal. That is because the genre is marginalized and stigmatized, so many of these women-fronted bands don’t get the same recognition, respect, or air time as their pop and rap star counterparts.

And it’s a shame, because most of the girls on this list are immensely talented, and if you give them a chance - whether you like the music or not - you can’t deny their vocal skills and abilities, as well as their beauty. Here are 20 of the hottest women in hard rock and metal.

20 Carla Harvey and Heidi Shephard - Butcher Babies

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Carla Harvey and Heidi Shephard are the frontwomen and eye-candy of the American metal band Butcher Babies. But they’re much more than eye-candy, with both of them being proficient in punk, thrash, and heavy metal style vocals. In 2011, after releasing their first EP (and a comic book at San Diego Comic Con, written by Carla Harvey), rock journalist Keith Valcourt called them “The Hottest Band in the World.”

19 Floor Jansen - Nightwish

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18 Charlotte Wessels - Delain

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17 Alexia and Anissa Rodriguez - Eyes Set to Kill

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Sisters Alexia and Anissa Rodriguez started the band Eyes Set to Kill in 2003, alongside former vocalist Lindsey Vogt (who could also be on this list). The band is classified as a post-hardcore band. After Lindsey’s departure in 2007, due to management issues, Alexia took over as lead vocalist and guitarist, while Anissa plays bass.

16 Clémentine Delauney - Serenity

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15 Kobra Paige - Kobra and the Lotus

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14 Ash Costello - New Years Day

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13 Angela Gossow - Arch Enemy

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12 Simone Simons - Epica

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11 Elize Ryd - Amaranthe

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10 Cristina Scabbia - Lacuna Coil

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9 Lzzy Hale - Halestorm

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Lzzy Hale is the lead singer and rhythm guitarist of the aptly named hard rock band Halestorm. She has been with the American group since its inception in 1997. Her vocals are a no-frills, raspy style, reminiscent of hard rock bands of the '80s. Halestorm has appeared on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, and on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

8 Brittney Hayes - Unleash the Archers

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7 Hayley Williams - Paramore

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6 Alissa White-Gluz - Arch Enemy

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5 Amy Lee - Evanescence

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The stunning vocalist and classically trained pianist Amy Lee is the frontwoman of the immensely popular rock band, Evanescence. She is the co-founder of the band, and cites musical influences ranging from Mozart to Danny Elfman, and artists such as Tori Amos, Shirley Manson, and Björk.

4 Jill Janus - Huntress

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3 Lauren Harris

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2 Taylor Momsen - The Pretty Reckless

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Before becoming a famous musician by fronting the rock band The Pretty Reckless, Taylor Momsen was already a famous actress, known for portraying Cindy Lou Who in Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000), as Gretel in Hansel and Gretel (2002), in Spy Kids 2: the Island of Lost Dreams, in Underdog (2007), and more.

1 Maria Brink - In This Moment

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Maria Brink is best known as the lead singer and frontwoman of the American gothic metal band In This Moment. With her strawberry blond hair and heart-shape faced, and unique vocal delivery, Brink has the music world in the palm of her hands. She was awarded the 2013 “Rock Goddess of the Year” in the 3rd Annual Loudwire Music Awards, “Hottest Chick in Metal” in 2010, and was one of the “25 Hottest Chicks in Hard Rock & Metal” by Revolver Magazine.

 

Sources:  RevolverMag.com , Wikipedia.org

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