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Pretty-Girl Rock: 5 Female-Fronted Bands That Bring The Jams & Glam

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    If you ask us, 2012 is shaping up to be a stellar year for female-fronted bands. The OG of pretty-girl punk, Shirley Manson and her band, Garbage, are slated to release a new record (so major!). On top of that, the perpetually stunning Gwen Stefani announced that No Doubt would be dropping a new album, too. Are you catching our drift? So many exciting things happening for our fave singing sisters.

    These ladies, and countless others before them, prove that women are on top of their game (duh), can jam out with the best of them, and tend to look damn good doing so. Who said you can’t wear pumps and pretty dresses while headbanging, or shred the guitar without smearing your lipstick? Here are five bands (including a few local stars) that bring the beats and sport some serious style — get ready to blare these acts on the reg. They're that good!

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