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22 Kickass Lady Drummers Who Are The Definition Of Cool

These chicks with sticks sure know how to keep the beat. Rock on, ladies. Listen along with this rundown of rhythm queens right now on Spotify!

1. Samantha Maloney

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Hole, Motley Crue + Peaches

Fun Fact: Samantha attended Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School, the famous performing arts school in NYC.

2. Maureen "Moe" Tucker

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The Velvet Underground

Fun Fact: Moe is self-taught, and enjoyed playing while standing up.

3. Hannah Ford

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3rdEyeGirl (Prince's new band)

Fun Fact: Hannah's been bangin' on the drums since the age of seven.

4. Maya Tuttle

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The Colourist

Fun Fact: Maya was drumming for the band Paper Thin Walls before starting The Colourist with Adam Castilla.

5. Cindy Blackman

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Lenny Kravitz

Fun Fact: Cindy is married to Carlos Santana.

6. Elaine Bradley

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Neon Trees

Fun Fact: Elaine is originally from Utah and an active member of the Mormon Church.

7. Régine Chassagne

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Arcade Fire

Fun Fact: Régine also plays the accordion and is one of the founding members of the band, along with her now-husband, lead singer Win Butler.

8. Karen Carpenter

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The Carpenters

Fun Fact: In 1999 VH1 ranked Karen at #29 on its list of the 100 Greatest Women of Rock and Roll.

9. Kim Schifino

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Matt and Kim

Fun Fact: Kim met Matt in college at Pratt, and they started dating after they formed the band.

10. Debbi Peterson

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The Bangles

Fun Fact: Debbie started her first band in high school.

11. Scarlett Stevens

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San Cisco

Fun Fact: Scarlett is from Freemantle, Australia and plays drums without shoes.

12. Janet Weiss

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Has drummed for Wild Flag, Quasi, and Bright Eyes

Fun Fact: Janet graduated with a degree in Photography from San Francisco State University.

13. Sandy West

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The Runaways

Fun Fact: Sandy was a founding member of the first all-girl teenage rock group, The Runaways, along with Joan Jett.

14. Anna Prior

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Fun Fact: Anna also siiiiiings!

15. Meg White

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The White Stripes

Fun Fact: Meg and Jack were married and then divorced before The White Stripes gained commercial success.

16. Vicky Jean Smith

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The Big Pink

Fun Fact: Vicky and the two other members of the band are from London, and have released two studio albums.

17. Torry Castellano

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The Donnas

Fun Fact: Torry was asked to join the band even though she didn't have any experience.

18. Caroline Corr

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The Corrs

Fun Fact: The Corrs are an Irish family band, made up of three sisters and one brother.

19. Gina Schock

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The Go-Go's

Fun Fact: Gina has co-written songs for Miley Cyrus and Selena Gomez.

20. Carla Azar

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Fun Fact: Carla also drummed on Jack White's Blunderbuss album.

21. Pamela Racine

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Gogol Bordello

Fun Fact: Pam's mother is from Thailand and her father is from Vermont.

22. Terri Lyne Carrington

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She has played with Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry and Herbie Hancock

Fun Fact: Terri is a GRAMMY winner and holds an honorary doctorate from Berklee College of Music.

Keep rocking on with these rad women on Spotify!

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