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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: Flawed Gems
Museo Rosenbach - Zarathustra CD. Reissue of magnificent 1973 Italian progressvie rock monster. Essential for all 70s rock collections in my opinion. One...
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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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$19.95
Label: CD, Label: Wooden Hill
Grannie - Grannie CD. Reissue of ultra-rare 1973 underground UK progressive rock, only 99 original records were pressed.
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$31.95
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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$33.95
Label: LP, Label: Sundazed
Morly Grey - The Only Truth 2-LP. Deluxe from the master tapes gatefold cover reissue of killer 1971 Ohio hard rock private press, includes bonus...
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Label: LP, Label: Guerssen
Irish Coffee - Irish Coffee LP. First ever legit vinyl reissue of legendary hard rock album with some Deep Purple influence from Belgium circa...
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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: Missing Vinyl
Murphy Blend - First Loss LP. Reissue of rare 1970 German progressive hard rock record originally released on the Kuckuck label. Pre-Blackwater Park....
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Label: LP, Label: Vinyl Magic
Raccomandata Ricevuta Ritorno - Per Un Mondo De Cristallo LP. Gatefold cover vinyl reissue of rare early 70s Italian progressive rock record. On the Vinyl...
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Label: CD, Label: Long Hair
Orange Wedge - No One Left But Me CD. Official reissue of their 2nd album from 1974 featuring their homemade brand of east coast hard rock. Booklet has...
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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: Vinyl Magic
New Trolls - UT LP. Exact gatefold cover vinyl reissue of classic early 70s Italian heavy progressive rock album. (m-/m-)
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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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Label: LP, Label: Ohrwaschl
McChurch Soundroom - Delusion LP. Limited edition gatefold cover vinyl reissue of early 70s German progressive rock album. Some good organ action, some...
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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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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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Label: CD, Label: Rockadrome

BACK IN STOCK!! Official 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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Label: LP, Label: Monster
JPT Scare Band - Acid Acetate Excursion LP. Hard to find first album of wild 70s acid psych heavy guitar basement jams! Sleeping Sickness and King Rat...
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Label: LP, Label: Private
Poobah - Steamroller LP Classic 1979 hard rock private press record from Ohio. Tons of wailing lead guitar on this one. Features the...
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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: Gearfab
Short Cross - Arising CD. Reissue of wonderful early 70s hard rock bluesy private press record with lengthy jamming guitars and great vibe. Features 5...
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Label: LP, Label: Vinyl Magic
Procession - Frontiera LP. Gatefold cover vinyl reissue of classic ultra-rare 70s Italian progressive rock record. On black vinyl. (m-/m-)
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Label: CD, Label: Universum
Stonehouse - Stonehouse Creek CD . Digi-pak reissue of 1971 bluesy heavy rock album from the UK. (sealed) Track Listing: Stonehouse Creek...
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