Top Ten '70s Non-Metal Albums that are Heavier Than Black Sabbath's "Paranoid" Album

Paranoid is a well rated heavy metal album and lot of people thinks this was an ultra heavy tune for 1970. Now, I'll show you 10 albums from the 1970s that aren't metal, but if you try some songs, you'll know these albums are heavier than Paranoid.

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1Raw Power - Iggy & The Stooges

Listen to the songs "Death Trip", "Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell" and the final tune of the "Search and Destroy" and after then try to tell Paranoid is heavier than Raw Power... Year: 1973 - somekindofaguy

2Mournin' - Night Sun

It's a heavy psych/progressive rock german album (with some metal elements) but the songs are really heavy (and some of them are incredibly fast, see: Plastic Shotgun). Year: 1972 - somekindofaguy

3Taken by Force - Scorpions

However Sails of Charon and the riff of He's a Woman, She's a Man is metal, but the most songs from the album are hard rock. Year: 1977. - somekindofaguy

4Volcanic Rock - Buffalo

Just like Black Sabbath... the songs are blues based, but a borderline with doom metal. Year: 1973. - somekindofaguy

5Van Halen - Van Halen

Though it's hard rock, some songs are very close to metal like "On Fire" or "Aromic Punk". Year: 1978 - somekindofaguy

6Montrose - Montrose

Sammy Hagar's first album. The sounding of this album sounds like a little bit of the late 1970s. Year: 1973 - somekindofaguy

7Death Walks Behind You - Atomic Rooster
8Let There Be Rock - AC/DC

This album is a little bit heavier than AC/DC's most albums. Year: 1977 - somekindofaguy

9Lights Out - UFO
10Who Do We Think We Are - Deep Purple
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1. Raw Power - Iggy & The Stooges
2. Mournin' - Night Sun
3. Taken by Force - Scorpions



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