70's heavy rock - the only list you need

A Listmania! list by the lone voice of reason (london)
 
Master of Reality
1.  Master of Reality by Black Sabbath
The list author says:
  "make no mistake - the greatest ever HEAVY rock band. the first five albums from sabbath are indispensible and if you aint got them - shame on you!"
5.90   Used & New from: 2.98
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (63 customer reviews)

Johnny The Fox
2.  Johnny The Fox by Thin Lizzy
The list author says:
  "the ultimate lizzy album - flawless throughout. all their stuff from the 70's are must-haves"
8.38   Used & New from: 3.35
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

Squawk
3.  Squawk by Budgie
The list author says:
  "second only to sabbath in heaviness. now remastered and sounding even more awesome. the first 4 albums - get them!"
14.49   Used & New from: 10.46
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

Tres Hombres [Expanded & Remastered]
4.  Tres Hombres [Expanded & Remastered] by ZZ Top
The list author says:
  "The ultimate southern rock band. this is their best album from a decade where every album they put out was great - get them all!"
4.41   Used & New from: 2.24
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (37 customer reviews)

Razamanaz
5.  Razamanaz by Nazareth
The list author says:
  "wanna know where guns and roses got their sound from? look no further! - the bands finest hour - get this along with 'loud n proud' and 'play n the game'"
Used & New from: 4.00
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

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No Heavy Petting
6.  No Heavy Petting by UFO
The list author says:
  "superb album, flawless throughout. fantstic songs and breath-taking guitar play from schenker. again - all ufos stuff from the 70's is great so dont stop here!"
7.99   Used & New from: 4.79
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

USA (30th Anniversary Edition)
7.  USA (30th Anniversary Edition) by King Crimson
The list author says:
  "crimsons albums were a bit of ahit-and-miss minefield. this, however, finds them at their heaviest and most explosive"
8.99   Used & New from: 5.99
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

Captain Beyond
8.  Captain Beyond by Captain Beyond
The list author says:
  "mind-blowing psych-rock from a band who should have been huge"
5.26   Used & New from: 1.88
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

2112
9.  2112 by Rush
The list author says:
  "hard to pick between this, 'caress of steel' and 'permanent waves' - but all rush's stuff from the 70's is essential"
5.87   Used & New from: 1.40
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (78 customer reviews)

Fanny Adams
10.  Fanny Adams by Fanny Adams
The list author says:
  "who? yeah i know. but get it and your jaw will hit the floor. dont worry about the cost. GET IT!"
12.49
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Halfbreed
11.  Halfbreed by Keef Hartley Band
The list author says:
  "the best heavy blues rock album ever made from a sadly forgotten but classic band"
Used & New from: 13.94
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

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Highway
12.  Highway by Free
The list author says:
  "maybe the best free album, but then again, maybe not? theyre all great. what are you waiting for?!"
7.28   Used & New from: 3.68
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

Stand Up
13.  Stand Up by Jethro Tull
The list author says:
  "a dead heat between this and 'benefit' for tulls best album. buy both"
4.99   Used & New from: 2.97
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)

Looking On
14.  Looking On by The Move
The list author says:
  "wanna know where queen stole everything from?! look no further! fantastic, dramatic hard rock from roy wood, one of the greatest ever songwriters"
10.32   Used & New from: 9.00
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Split
15.  Split by Groundhogs
The list author says:
  "hard to choose between this, 'thank christ' and 'hogwash' - mind destroying rock. and now remastered - phew!"
4.99   Used & New from: 2.97
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

Lonesome Crow (Rmst)
16.  Lonesome Crow (Rmst) by Scorpions
The list author says:
  "unbelivably overlooked debut. a million miles away from the later scorps. very heavy prog."
6.12   Used & New from: 1.90
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Space Ritual Alive In London
17.  Space Ritual Alive In London by Hawkwind
The list author says:
  "Whoooossshh!!need i say more? music to fry your brain to"
9.88   Used & New from: 5.00
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (88 customer reviews)

Fish Rising
18.  Fish Rising by Steve Hillage
The list author says:
  "this one and 'green' are hillages best work in a long and varied career. fantastic"
8.44   Used & New from: 4.46
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

Blue For You
19.  Blue For You by Status Quo
The list author says:
  "the quos peak album before the rockin all over the world cabaret took over. think quo werent heavy? think again"
7.52   Used & New from: 4.50
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

Stained Class
20.  Stained Class by Judas Priest
The list author says:
  "the ultimate priest album before the metal got overblown and bombastic. this is almost restrained in feel, but still manages to be super-heavy"
6.76   Used & New from: 2.89
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

Deep Purple In Rock - Anniversary Edition
21.  Deep Purple In Rock - Anniversary Edition by Deep Purple
The list author says:
  "this is purples finest moment, with 'machine head' and 'come taste the band' not far behind"
4.99   Used & New from: 2.19
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (66 customer reviews)

Look Into the Future
22.  Look Into the Future by Journey
The list author says:
  "forget the 80's pomp radio rock - the 3 journey albums from the 70's are a different beast. this is the best one"
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Kingdom Come/Sir Lord Baltimor
23.  Kingdom Come/Sir Lord Baltimor by Sir Lord Baltimore
The list author says:
  "the very first american 'metal' band, heavier even than grand funk(who i wanted on this list by the way but couldnt fit in!) believe me - you gotta get this!"
Used & New from: 46.87
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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It'll All Work Out in Boomland
24.  It'll All Work Out in Boomland by T2
The list author says:
  "Another overlooked and seriously awesome band. what a debut. this will blow your mind."
24.63   Used & New from: 14.90
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

Demons And Wizards [Digipak]
25.  Demons And Wizards [Digipak] by Uriah Heep
The list author says:
  "heep had some patchy moments. this is probobly their most consistent, but get all the first 5 or 6 albums, theres magic in all of them!"
19.99   Used & New from: 2.81
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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