Female Heavy Metal Musicians

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Amy Dumas (Lita)
(Four-time WWE Women's Champion and One of the Greatest Female Superstars in WWE)

Amy Dumas (Lita)
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Birthdate: April 14, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States

 Amy Dumas (Lita) is an animal welfare activist, singer, and retired professional wrestler. Beginning her career as a wrestler, she was a full-time wrestler with WWE for a few years. After her retirement, she embarked on her second career as a singer and founded the punk rock band, The Luchagors. She is a dedicated animal lover as well.

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That Poppy
(First and Currently Only Female Artist to Be Nominated in a Metal Category)

That Poppy
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Birthdate: January 1, 1995
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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Suzuka Nakamoto
(Metal Singer Best Known as a Member of the Kawaii Metal Band 'Babymetal')

Suzuka Nakamoto
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Birthdate: December 20, 1997
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hiroshima, Japan

Japanese kawaii metal sensation Suzuka Nakamoto is best known for being part of the band Babymetal. Also known as Su-metal, she entered the world of showbiz with Jewel Drop commercials and later won a kids’ audition. She has also been part of the idol girl group Sakura Gakuin.

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Lzzy Hale
(Best Known as the Lead Singer and Rhythm Guitarist of Hard Rock Band 'Halestorm')

Lzzy Hale
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Birthdate: October 10, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Red Lion, Pennsylvania, United States

Lzzy Hale is a singer, musician, and songwriter best known as the lead singer and rhythm guitarist of the hard rock band Halestorm. She is also the co-founder of the band. She began writing and performing music as a teenager and began her career collaborating with her brother, Arejay. She has also collaborated with many other artists.    

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Alissa White-Gluz
(Known as the Lead Vocalist of the Swedish Melodic Death Metal Band 'Arch Enemy')

Alissa White-Gluz
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Birthdate: July 31, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

The frontwoman of the Swedish death metal band Arch Enemy, Alissa White-Gluz is also known as the co-founder of the metalcore band the Agonist. She was once known for performing in over 250 shows a year across the globe. A true-blue vegan, she has won the Libby Award from PETA.

Shauna Reynolds
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Birthdate: June 6, 1966
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Raleigh

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Cristina Scabbia
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Birthdate: June 6, 1972
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
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Simone Simons
(Dutch Singer-Songwriter Best Known as the Lead Singer of Dutch Symphonic Metal Band 'Epica')

Simone Simons
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Birthdate: January 17, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hoensbroek, Heerlen, Netherlands

Popular Dutch mezzosoprano Simone Simons has also been the lead vocalist of the symphonic metal band Epica, a band she joined at age 17. She has collaborated with bands and projects such as Kamelot and Ayreon. She runs a lifestyle blog and is married to Kamelot keyboard player Oliver Palotai.

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Emilie Autumn
(Singer, Poet, Violinist, Pianist)

Emilie Autumn
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Birthdate: September 22, 1979
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Los Angeles

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Otep Shamaya
(Singer, Poet, Singer-songwriter)

Otep Shamaya
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Birthdate: November 7, 1969
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Austin

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Charlotte Wessels
(Multi-Instrumentalist & Former Lead Vocalist for the Dutch Symphonic Metal Band ‘Delain')

Charlotte Wessels
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Birthdate: May 13, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Zwolle, Netherlands

Best known for her 16-year stint with the symphonic metal band Delain, Dutch singer Charlotte Wessels soared to fame with tracks such as Burning Bridges and We Are the Others. Trained in both classical and jazz, she has also experimented with a collaborative rock musical, which came along with her debut novella.

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Aleah Stanbridge
(Singer, Songwriters)

Aleah Stanbridge
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Birthdate: July 1, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cape Town, South Africa
Died: April 18, 2016

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Anna Murphy
(Musician and audio engineer)

Anna Murphy
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Birthdate: August 10, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lucerne, Switzerland

While she gained recognition with the folk metal band Eluveitie, which she joined at age 16, Swiss musician Anna Murphy later also led the 3-member folk rock band Cellar Darling. Born to opera singer parents, she was never a stranger to music. Proficient in hurdy-gurdy, she also plays the flute at times.

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Lex Land
(Singer-songwriter)

Lex Land
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Birthdate: December 25, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Orange County

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Livia Zita
(Singer)

Livia Zita
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Birthdate: December 21, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

Apart from being a rock and heavy metal singer, who has also worked with the Danish band King Diamond, Livia Zita is also a talented voiceover artist who specializes in accented English for commercials. She has also lent her voice to video games and animation films.

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Fallon Bowman
(Singer, Guitarist, Composer)

Fallon Bowman
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Birthdate: November 16, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cape Town, South Africa

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Marcela Bovio
(Singer, Violinist, Songwriter)

Marcela Bovio
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Birthdate: October 17, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Monterrey, Mexico

Kirsten Rosenberg
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Birthdate: 0000 AD

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Ailyn
(Singer)

Ailyn
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Birthdate: May 29, 1982
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Esplugues de Llobregat, Catalonia, Spain