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6 Underrated Metal Bands Led By Women

The future is female, even in rock music.

The future is female, even in rock music.

Over the years, some of metal's best acts have been led by women. Whether it be the soaring vocals of Amy Lee or the gritty belting of Lizzy Hale, women have worked to redefine and expand metal music into exciting new territories. While "female-fronted metal" remains its own, outdated genre, the women listed below can snap with more ferocity than a lot of male-driven acts. For those who equate female vocalists with softness, these women say otherwise. Here are a few underrated, female-driven metal acts worth your time.

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