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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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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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Jerusalem - Jerusalem CD. The first official reissue of this infamous metallic heavy rock album from 1972 produced by Deep Purple's legendary frontman,...
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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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Mention the name Heyoka to any self respecting rock music aficionado in the state of Texas and chances are they remember this legendary 70s hard rock band. Without a doubt this band was the greatest unsigned band ever to originate from Texas. After many long years, this wonderful collection of killer progressive hard rock tracks from one of Texas' best has finally been realized! An absolute must-have release, highly recommended by Rockadrome!

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Now back in stock!! 40th anniversary first official reissue 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. 12-page booklet with liner notes, clippings and photographs

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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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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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NOW AVAILABLE AGAIN! Brand new reissue of this Minnesota band's classic 1975 hard rock debut album featuring an expanded 12-page booklet containing liner notes, lyrics and photos! Includes 4 previously unreleased bonus tracks from 1978 recordings that were to be a part of their never realized third album!

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Poobah - Let Me In CD . Long awaited official re-issue of Poobah's classic 1972 private press proto-metal epic beast. CD release includes 12 unreleased...
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Poobah - U.S. Rock CD . Reissue of 1976 hard rock private press from Ohio's legendary Poobah. Another great 70s underground hard rocker with loads of...
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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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Kopperfield - Tales Untold CD. The ultra-rare 1974 hard rock LP by a great yet unknown Michigan band. The music is hard driving, with loud and screaming...
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Salem Mass - Witch Burning CD. Salem Mass, the Caldwell, Idaho band that recorded their classic "Witch Burning" LP at their favorite bar, converted into...
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Christopher - Christopher CD . The 1969 Self-Titled LP (Metromedia label) from the Houston, Texas band which featured Richard Avitts on Guitar and Doug...
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Wizard - The Original Wizard CD Reissue of the rare heavy rock 1971 LP (Peon label) from these Florida musicians that toured with some of the best...
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Sleepy John - Sleepy John CD. The Washington State psych band's total recorded output of music between 1969-1970. Heavy swirling organ coupled with...
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Earthen Vessel - Hard Rock Everlasting Life CD The ultra-rare 1970 LP Heavy Rock: Everlasting Life. Off the master tapes, this Jefferson Airplane/Cream...
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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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NOW AVAILABLE!! Highly anticipated reissue of rare Texas hard rock private press record originally released in 1979. Loud, ferocious, untamed guitar work, courtesy of Darren Welch, dominates this Lubbock, Texas band's hard to find debut album. Impeccable deliver a massive dose of raw in-your-face rock and roll energy here, captured live in 1979 at a popular night club in Lubbock called The Rox.

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Truth And Janey - Topeka Jam CD. Excavated from the archives of a long-time roadie and brought back from the brink of disintegration comes this...
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NOW IN STOCK!! Survivor - All Your Pretty Moves CD . Reissue of 1979 Louisiana hard rock meets metal classic and collector item with a...
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Hooker - Rock and Roll CD . Compilation of recently unearthed recordings from this killer Houston, Texas area 70s hard rock band including tracks from...
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Il Balletto Di Bronzo - Sirio 2222 CD . Raw-edged heavy rock, fronted by Lino Ajello's powerful electric guitars, channeling the dark, jagged energy of...
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Jerusalem - Kamakazi Moth / Frustration 7-Inch (single). Vinyl reissue of the only non-LP release from this legendary UK hard rock band hand-picked and...
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