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70s Hard Rock Heavies

Here is Rockadrome's ultimate list of killer 70s underground heavy gems in the hard rock, prog rock and heavy psych genres. No folky, spacey or dreamy stuff here, that will be another list, this one is for heavy riffage and in-your-face lead guitar action. You can't really go wrong here with any of these killers and you need them now in any format whether it be originals, vinyl reissues, or compact discs!

I will be trying to track down more and more to fill this out, my personal list for these picks has nearly 200 releases on it, many of which are hard to find expensive originals or out of print reissues, so it may take some time to get it up to 200 items but that's the goal.

For now I'm leaving off the obvious stuff like Black Sabbath, Judas Priest, Rush, Thin Lizzy, Budgie and other major label groups with a string of killer records.

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Yesterday's Children - Yesterday's Children LP . This hard-rocking Connecticut quintet comprised vocalist Dennis Croce, his brother Richard on rhythm...
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Label: CD, Label: Aurora
Yesterday's Children - Yesterday's Children CD . This hard-rocking Connecticut quintet comprised vocalist Dennis Croce, his brother Richard on rhythm...
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Wizard - The Original Wizard CD Reissue of the rare heavy rock 1971 LP (Peon label) from these Florida musicians that toured with some of the best...
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Winterhawk - There and Back Again CD. Before they regrouped to record their timeless classic "Revival" album in 1982 they were stunning...
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Label: LP, Label: Guerssen
Wildfire - Smokin' LP.  Powerful and melodic psychedelic heavy hardrock by this US power trio. Recorded in Austin and originally released in 1971 as a...
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Label: LP, Label: Guerssen
Wicked Lady - The Axeman Cometh 2-LP . Double album vinyl collection of legendary late 60s / early 70s recordings from UK underground power trio led by...
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Label: LP, Label: Guerssen
White Summer - White Summer LP. Vinyl reissue of rare 1976 private press prog rock from Michigan. Original very hard to come by these days. (m/m, sealed)
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Label: LP, Label: HiFly
Ursa Major - Ursa Major LP. Colored vinyl reissue of excellent 1972 hard rock record on the RCA label featuring Dick Wagner (Frost) on guitar. RCA put out...
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ULTRA - Ultra CD. Classic Texas-style, foot stomping, bad-ass hard rock and roll from one of the founders of the legendary Texas psych/rock group, HOMER....
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Truth And Janey - Topeka Jam CD. Excavated from the archives of a long-time roadie and brought back from the brink of disintegration comes this...
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Truth And Janey - Topeka Jam 2-LP. Excavated from the archives of a long-time roadie and brought back from the brink of disintegration comes this...

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BACK IN STOCK!! Great American underground hard rock album out of Iowa circa 1976. A real heavy rock classic filled with inventive songwriting, intelligent lyrics and above all, top-notch guitar playing from BillyLee Janey!! Bonus tracks!

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Truth And Janey - Erupts! CD . Truth and Janey erupt with absolutely crushing live recordings from 1976 by one of the midwest's heaviest power trio of all...
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Label: LP, Label: Rockadrome

Raw crushing live recordings from 1976 by one of the Midwest's heaviest power trios of all time!!! The live recordings featured on “Erupts!” were originally released posthumously in the early 90s. Now it's back, re-mastered for vinyl by Tony Reed (Mos Generator, Saint Vitus, Stoneaxe) and in it's entirety. 

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$14.95
Label: LP, Label: Columbia
Truk - Tracks LP . Vinyl reissue of this fine gritty hard rocker that has slipped under the radar for years. Originally from Oklahoma, where they started...
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Label: LP, Label: Akarma
Toad - Tomorrow Blue LP . Vinyl reissue of classic album originally released on the Hallelujah label in 1972, "Tomorrow Blue" is considered Toad's absolute...
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