Rock and metal used to be a boys' club, but as music continues to evolve, the role of female musicians has greatly increased within the genres. In the present day, women either front or perform in some of mainstream music and underground music's most celebrated hard rock and metal bands, so we decided to pay tribute to the very best active female musicians around today.

Many women in rock and metal garner massive amounts of attention due to their physical appearance, but what about true talent? From singing to screaming to instrumental prowess, this is our comprehensive list of the women making the most (and best) noise in the world's loudest genres.

Take a look at more than 30 of today's Supreme Rock Goddesses by clicking below: