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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: Garden of Delights
Mirkwood - Mirkwood CD. Reissue of rare UK progressive rock album recorded in 1973. The original vinyl was pressed in an edition of only 99...
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Label: CD, Label: Esoteric
Tear Gas - Tear Gas CD.  N ewly re-mastered official CD release of the 1971 self-titled album by TEAR GAS. Formed in Glasgow at the close of the...
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Label: CD, Label: Thors Hammer
Irish Coffee - Irish Coffee CD. Official reissue of the 70s Belgian hard prog beast that everyone is after! Howling, growling vocals, tremendous ripping...
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Label: LP, Label: Permanent
Stonewall - Stonewall LP . Exact vinyl reissue of killer 1970 heavy rock fuzz guitar monster that everyone raves about - for good reason! Original 1976...
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Label: CD, Label: Long Hair
Orange Wedge - Wedge CD. Official reissue of east coast hard rock private press record from 1972. Booklet has liners and photos. Original vinyl...
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Label: LP, Label: Shroom Angel
Hooker - Rock & Roll LP. Limited vinyl record pressing of previously unreleased Houston hard rock band from the late 70’s with that ripping...
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Label: LP, Label: Lion Productions
Tin House - Tin House LP (+EP). Tin House were so good—their music was a hard-rocking onslaught of lust, chops and powerhouse riffs that gripped like an...
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Label: CD, Label: WahWah
The Storm - The Storm CD. Official reissue of rare Spanish hard rock originally released in 1974. Digitally remastered and featuring a bonus video track...
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Label: LP, Label: Recoil
May Blitz - May Blitz LP . Vinyl reissue of this 1970 debut, originally on the Vertigo label, is excellent hard prog rock, supported by the solo guitar...
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Label: LP, Label: Recoil
Leaf Hound - Growers Of Mushroom LP. Vinyl reissue of infamous mega-dollar 1971 UK hard rocker originally released on the Decca label. (sealed)
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Label: CD, Label: Cult Metal Classics
NOW IN STOCK!! Legend - From the Fjords CD . Official compact disc reissue of ultra-rare epic 1979 hard rock private press that's been all the...
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Label: LP, Label: Guerssen
Sleepy John - Sleepy John LP . Monster psychedelic hard-rock and proto-prog sounds from the North-West, 1970 that sadly remained unreleased at the time....
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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: Rockadrome
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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Budgie - Live From The 1980 Reading Festival LP. One of the great British 70s hard rock bands captured live at Reading Festival in 1980, featuring several...
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Label: CD, Label: RPM
LIFE - Life 2-CD. Reissue of one of the best and most unknown hard rock-masterpiece from Sweden circa 1970. The music ranges from incredibly beautiful...
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Label: LP, Label: Rockadrome

40th anniversary of 1973 Icelandic hard rock underground monster that's been the target of collectors for at least two decades! Carefully remastered for pristine sound that lays waste to all the bootlegs that have come before.

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Label: LP, Label: Phoenix
Flower Travellin' Band - Satori LP. Gatefold cover vinyl reissue of top shelf eastern flavored Japanese heavy rock mindfucker from 1971! What...
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Label: LP, Label: Ohrwaschl
McChurch Soundroom - Delusion LP. Limited edition gatefold cover vinyl reissue of early 70s Swiss progressive rock album. Some good organ action,...
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Label: LP, Label: Nemo
Samuel Prody - Samuel Prody LP. Gatefold cover vinyl reissue of rare early 70s UK heavy rock in the Leaf Hound, Zior, Iron Claw, Horse vein. However, I...
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Label: LP, Label: Klimt
Demian - Demian LP. Vinyl reissue of brilliant 1970 Texas hard rock classic with killer dueling guitars from ex-Bubble Puppy members.(sealed)
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Label: LP, Label: Absinthe
Shinki Chen - Shinki Chen and Friends LP. Gatefold cover vinyl reissue of ultra rare 1971 Japanese stoned to the max heavy blues psych, originally...
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Janus - Gravedigger LP. Vinyl reissue of classic 1972 UK hard progressive rock album with legendary skeleton cover. Contains the side-long title track....
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Label: LP, Label: Absinthe
Blues Creation - Demon and Eleven Children LP. Gatefold cover vinyl reissue of fan favorite 1971 Japanese monster heavy rock record. Originals are...
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