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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.

$19.95
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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$20.99 $20.95
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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$32.95
Label: LP, Label: WahWah
The Storm - The Storm LP. Official reissue of superb Spanish underground hard rock album from 1974, of which original copies nowadays will cost you a...
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$14.95
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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$13.95
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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$28.95 $25.95
Label: LP, Label: Ethelion
T2 - It'll All Work Out in Boomland LP . Vinyl reissue of classic 1970 UK progressive hard rock album, originally released on the Decca label. Long...
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$13.95
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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$149.95
Label: LP, Label: Capitol
Tear Gas - Tear Gas LP. Hard to find Mexican pressing from 1972 on the Capitol label of vicious UK hard rock from 1971. This is the same band with the...
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$33.95 $28.95
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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$19.95
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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$18.95
Label: CD, Label: Green Tree
Toad - Open Fire CD. Concert recording Live in Basel 1972 from this monster heavy rock power trio with savage guitars from Vic Vergeat. (sealed)...
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$39.95
Label: LP, Label: Akarma
Toad - Toad 2-LP . Double album vinyl reissue of monster heavy Swiss hard rock album from 1971, featuring Vic Vergeat on guitar. Includes alternate...
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$19.95 $17.95
Label: CD, Label: Flawed Gems
Toad - Toad CD . Reissue of the debut album by Swiss heavy psychedelic rock band from the early '70s, featuring a furious Vic Vergeat. Originally...
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$19.95 $17.95
Label: CD, Label: Flawed Gems
Toad - Tomorrow Blue CD Reissue of the 2nd album from 1972 by this Swiss heavy rock group, originally issued by the Hallelujah label. The rhythm section...
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$32.95
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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$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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$34.95
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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$16.95 $12.95
Label: CD, Label: Rockadrome
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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$16.95 $11.95
Label: CD, Label: Rockadrome

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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$22.95
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...

$16.95 $12.95
Label: CD, Label: Rockadrome
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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$26.99 $22.95
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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$35.95
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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$16.95 $12.94
Label: CD, Label: Rockadrome
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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