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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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Label: CD, Label: Lion Productions
Tin House - Tin House CD. Reissue of their classic hard rock 1971 debut record featuring 4 bonus tracks. Originally released on the Epic label. Here is...
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Label: CD, Label: Lion Productions
T2 - T2 (1970) CD . Second unreleased album by these legendary UK heavy progsters whose debut album is still in massive demand by collectors, and for...
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Label: CD, Label: Lion Productions
T2 - It'll All Work Out in Boomland CD. Official reissue of all-time classic 1970 heavy British progressive rock monster! Stunning power trio! Contains 3...
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Label: CD, Label: Acme
T2 - 1971-1972 CD . The rise of power trio T2 was rapid: important open-air festivals; headlining at the Marquee Club; appearances at virtually every major...
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Label: CD, Label: Fresh Music
Suck - Time to Suck CD reissue of 1970 South African heavy rock rarity featuring a cover of Black Sabbath's 'War Pigs' as a bonus non-Lp cut! Booklet...
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Label: CD, Label: Phoenix
Flower Travellin' Band - Satori CD . All-time classic early 70s heavy progressive hard rock psych beast from Japan! Upon closer inspection this...
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Label: CD, Label: Fresh Music
Freedom's Children - Astra CD . Official reissue of awesome South African heavy psychedelic rock from 1970. One of the top records in the genre....
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Label: CD, Label: Fresh Music
Freedom's Children - Galactic Vibes CD The most influential South African rock band of the psychedelic era and perhaps of all time - renowned for...
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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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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: CD, Label: Black Rose
Shinki Chen - Shinki Chen and His Friends CD.  Reissue of ultra-rare 1971 heavy psychedelic hard rock guitar feast solo album by the man from the...
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Label: CD, Label: Black Rose
Blues Creation - Demon and Eleven Children CD . Reissue of what is often considered one of the heaviest hard rock albums from early 70s Japan. Recommended...
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Label: CD, Label: Ohrwaschl
Nosferatu - Nosferatu CD . Reissue of ultra-rare 1970 Krautrock beast originally released on the Vogue label. Classic hard progressive rock with longish...
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Label: CD, Label: Repertoire
Jericho - Jericho CD. Absolutely monsterous upper echelon 1972 heavy progressive rock killer. One of the best in the genre, without question. Great...
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Label: CD, Label: Green Tree
Ginhouse - Ginhouse CD . Reissue of rare 1971 UK hard psych album. I love their heavy and unusual cover of the Beatles "And I Love Her".Digipak. (sealed)...
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Label: LP, Label: RCA
Granicus - Granicus LP . Vinyl reissue of classic 70s hard rock album with over the top Zepplinesque vocals and top flight lead guitar action. An...
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Label: CD, Label: Aurora
Head Over Heels - Head Over Heels CD. Reissue of hard to find 1971 heavy rock album from this Detroit-based power trio born from the same scene that...
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Label: CD, Label: Kismet
Stonewall - Stonewall CD . Reissue of super rare early 70s heavy rock underground U.S. tiny label monster. Essential hard rock guitar beast!...
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Label: CD, Label: Shadoks Music
Elonkorjuu - Harvest Time CD . Reissue of rare killer 1970 hard rock monster from Finland, originally released on the EMI/Parlophone label. Great...
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Highway Robbery - For Love or Money LP . Vinyl reissue of killer 1972 hard rock album originally released on the RCA label, but getting harder to turn up....
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Label: LP, Label: Kama Sutra
Dust - Hard Attack LP . Single cover vinyl reissue of 1972 classic hard rock record, originally released on the Kama Sutra label. (sealed)
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Label: CD, Label: Ohrwaschl
Murphy Blend - First Loss CD reissue. Murphy Blend were responsible for one of the best albums released on Polydor's legendary Kuckuck label. They...
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Label: CD, Label: Flawed Gems
STEPSON - Stepson CD reissue. After the demise of Touch (brought upon by Don Gallucci\'s refusal to tour), 3/5 of the band resurfaced on ABC Records...
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Label: CD, Label: Austria Record Finder
Granicus - Granicus CD . Classic over-the-top 1973 hard rock monster album from Ohio with wild vocals. Excellent driving heavy guitars all over the...
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