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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: Ohrwaschl
Nosferatu - Nosferatu CD . Reissue of ultra-rare 1970 Krautrock beast originally released on the Vogue label. Classic hard progressive rock with longish...
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Label: CD, Label: Gearfab
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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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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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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Label: CD, Label: Fresh Music
Freedom's Children - Astra CD . Official reissue of awesome South African heavy psychedelic rock from 1970. One of the top records in the genre....
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Label: CD, Label: Won Sin
May Blitz - May Blitz CD . Reissue of 1970 classic hard psych heavy blues rock originally released on the Vertigo label. (m-/m-)
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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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Label: CD, Label: Red Fox
Charlies - Buttocks CD . Reissue of rare 1971 hard psych prog rock from Finland. Originally released on the Love label and impossible to find these days....
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Label: CD, Label: Shadoks Music
Moses - Changes CD . Reissue of ultra-rare underground 1971 Danish hard rock with caveman attitude and some loud bursts of guitar. (sealed) Track...
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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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Label: CD, Label: Buy or Die
Demian / Bubble Puppy - Demian / A Gathering of Promises CD . Reissue of post-Bubble Puppy early 70s Texas hard rock classic originally released on the...
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Label: LP, Label: Monster
JPT Scare Band - Rape of Titan's Sirens LP . Last copies of original Monster Records pressing from the 90s of hard rock stoned underground 70s guitar...
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Label: CD, Label: Phoenix
Flower Travellin' Band - Satori CD . All-time classic early 70s heavy progressive hard rock psych beast from Japan! Upon closer inspection this...
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Label: CD, Label: Flawed Gems
STEPSON - Stepson CD reissue. After the demise of Touch (brought upon by Don Gallucci\'s refusal to tour), 3/5 of the band resurfaced on ABC Records...
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Label: LP, Label: Private
Fraction - Moon Blood LP. Exact vinyl reissue of classic 70s hard rock psych beast with Morrison-like over the top vocals hailed as a holy grail among...
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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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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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Murphy Blend - First Loss CD reissue. Murphy Blend were responsible for one of the best albums released on Polydor's legendary Kuckuck label. They...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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