Best British Rock Bands of 70s
The Contenders: Page 2
Made one album in 1972 produced by Deep Purple Ian Gillan. High speed Hard Rock.
23 Leaf Hound
Made two very heavy ( more heavy than Led Zeppelin ) Hard Rock albums in the year 1970.
24 Uriah Heep
Uriah Heep are an English rock band formed in London in 1969 that was one of the top rock bands in the early 1970s. Twelve of the band's albums have made it to the UK Albums Chart (Return to Fantasy reached No. 7 in 1975). Uriah Heep's distinctive features include a massive keyboard sound, strong vocal ...read more.
25 Jethro Tull
Jethro Tull were a British rock group, formed in Luton, Bedfordshire, in December 1967. Initially playing blues rock, the band soon developed its sound to incorporate elements of British folk music and hard rock to forge a progressive rock signature.
26 East of Eden
Started as psychedelic rock in the sixties and made later on prog-rock albums in the seventies.
Their best known single is " Erotica " from 1969 ( also in their first album of 1969 ). Moved on in the seventies as a heavy-Prog band with many albums.
28 The Soft Machine
Their first two albums are psychedelic rock ( 1969 - 1970 ). Later they became an Prog-rock band.
29 Thin Lizzy
Thin Lizzy are an Irish rock band formed in Dublin in 1969. Their leader Phil Lynott was composer or co-composer of almost all of the band's songs, and the first black Irishman to achieve commercial success in the field of rock music. Thin Lizzy's most successful songs, "Whiskey in the Jar", "Jailbreak" ...read more.
30 Edgar Broughton Band
Their early albums are pretty heavy.
31 Toe Fat
34 Clear Blue Sky
35 Judas Priest
Judas Priest are a British heavy metal band formed in Birmingham, England, in 1969. The band has sold over 45 million albums to date. They received a lot of popularity due to their big hits Breaking The Law, You've Got Another Thing Comin', and Living after Midnight which were played on the radio a ...read more.
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