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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: LP, Label: Long Hair
Nosferatu - Nosferatu LP.   Originally released in 1970 Nosferatu's sole album is a true highlight of the early Krautrock-era. The six musicians (a.o....
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Asterix - Asterix LP. Vinyl reissue of the one and only album by this pre-Lucifer's Friend outfit. Cool German psychedelic prog rock from 1971! These...
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Label: LP, Label: Akarma
Buffalo - Volcanic Rock LP. Deluxe gatefold cover vinyl reissue of total classic top shelf 1973 Australian heavy rock album. Essential album in any 70s...
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Buffalo - Dead Forever LP. Gatefold cover vinyl reissue of monster 1972 hard rock record from Australia, originally released on the Vertigo label. (m/m,...
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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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Label: LP, Label: Ripple Music
Poobah - Let Me In 2-LP . Vinyl re-issue of Poobah's classic 1972 private press proto-metal epic. Double album release includes 10 previously unreleased...
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Buffalo - Only Want You For Your Body LP . Gatefold cover vinyl reissue of 1974 release from this powerhouse Australian hard rock group. With Dave Tice,...
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Label: LP, Label: Monster
JPT Scare Band - Acid Acetate Excursion LP. (no cover). Original 90s 1st pressing of one of the all-time mega monster acid wah wah guitar 70s recordings...
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Label: LP, Label: Rockadrome

NOW BACK IN STOCK!!! Standard black vinyl edition of official gatefold cover double album release of early 70s Scottish underground  heavy rock recordings from this group who were stomping around the UK with the likes of Black Sabbath, Hackensack, Pink Fairies, Juicy Lucy and others from the time, but never released a proper album.

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Chicken Bones - Hardrock In Concert LP. Vinyl reissue of rare as hell German hard rock record from 1976 in the vein of Wishbone Ash, May Blitz or early...
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HUMAN BEAST - Volume One LP . Vinyl reissue of rare, sought after, and absolutely excellent heavy UK psychedelic album from 1970 (Decca); alternately...
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Label: LP, Label: Atos
Budgie - Live At The Marquee 1974 LP. Elite UK hard rock trio captured live in 1974 at the Marquee Club in London on February 11th. This is during their...
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Label: LP, Label: Maida Vale
Budgie - Live At The BBC 1972 LP. Collection of classic early 70s UK hard rock tracks from one of the best bands ever! Side one taken from February 25th,...
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Label: LP, Label: Hobbit
Budgie - BBC In Concert & More 1972 LP. Early live and studio tracks from legendary Welsh heavy rock trio featuring 4 tracks from BBC in concert Paris...
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Label: LP, Label: RCA
Scorpions - Virgin Killer LP. Vinyl reissue of classic 1976 German hard rock monster with Ulrich Roth on guitar. Featuring the original banned in the U.S....
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Label: LP, Label: Vinyl Magic
Osage Tribe - Arrow Head LP. This very professional group formed in Italy in 1971 as a trio consisting of bass, guitar and drums. After releasing...
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Procession  - Frontiera LP. Gatefold cover vinyl reissue of classic ultra-rare 70s Italian progressive rock record. On black vinyl. (m-/m-, new...
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Semiramis - Dedicato A Frazz LP . Beautiful gatefold cover vinyl reissue of classic 1973 Italian progressive rock album on the Trident label. Sweet! Green...
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Flea - Topi O Uomini LP. Vinyl reissue of killer 1972 Italian hard rock with progressive tendencies, roaring hammond, demonic fuzz, flute, weird...
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Nico, Gianni, Frank & Maurizio - Canti D'Innocenza LP. Gatefold cover exact vinyl reissue of bleeding wild 1974 Italian hard progressive...
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New Trolls - UT LP . Exact gatefold cover vinyl reissue of classic early 70s Italian heavy progressive rock album, with epic total killer 9 min track...
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Label: LP, Label: AMS
Campo Di Marte - Campo Di Marte LP. Vinyl reissue of ultra rare 1973 Italian hard progressive rock record with vicious guitar flashes, out-there vocals,...
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Alphataurus - Alphataurus LP . Tri-fold cover vinyl reissue of rare monster 1973 hard driving Italian complex progressive rock record. Originally...
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Label: LP, Label: AMS
I Teoremi - I Teoremi LP.  Vinyl reissue of one of the rarest Italian prog-era albums, though not a proper prog LP, as it contains a hard rock...
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