Celebrate The Women Who Made The ’90s A Golden Age Of Rock
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The 1960s were widely considered the Golden Age of Rock ‘n’ Roll… for men. Sure, there was Janis Joplin and Grace Slick, but even the greatest female rockers of that era were treated more like curiosities rather than royalty.
Although Stevie Nicks, Debby Harry, Joan Jett, and others blazed a path for female-fronted rock groups in the 1970s and 1980s, it wasn’t until the 1990s that women rockers finally reached their peak.
Ground-breaking artists like Courtney Love, Gwen Stefani, and Björk ushered in the modern rock era, shaking up gender roles and inspiring generations of women (and men). Here’s a rundown of ten female rockers who blazed a trail through the ’90s (click on the “+” icon for our take).