Greatest Hard Rock/Heavy Metal Albums Which Were Released in the 60s-70s

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The Top Ten

1 Rising - Rainbow

Where the metal epicness began (1976) - Metal_Treasure

2 Deep Purple in Rock - Deep Purple

Basically, the birth of heavy metal and "hardening" of hard rock (1970) - Metal_Treasure

3 Sad Wings of Destiny

A great album. - Metal_Treasure

4 Queen II - Queen

oh yes! - Metal_Treasure

5 Death Walks Behind You - Atomic Rooster
6 A Night at the Opera - Queen
7 Machine Head - Deep Purple

A masterpiece - Metal_Treasure

8 Hair of the Dog - Nazareth Hair of the Dog - Nazareth

Glad to see Nazareth on here, they are usually underrated - Metal_Treasure

9 Led Zeppelin I - Led Zeppelin

This album is very overrated - most of the songs on it were rip offs and after lawsuits many songs were credited back to their original authors. - Metal_Treasure

10 Look at Yourself - Uriah Heep

The Newcomers

? Kingdom Come - Sir Lord Baltimore
? Narita - Riot

The Contenders

11 Paranoid - Black Sabbath
12 Steppenwolf - Steppenwolf
13 Carolina County Ball - Elf
14 Overkill - Motorhead
15 Who's Next - The Who
16 Love Hunter - Whitesnake
17 Alive! - Kiss
18 Warrior on the Edge of Time - Hawkwind
19 Golden Earring - Golden Earring
20 Sabbath Bloody Sabbath - Black Sabbath
21 Live and Dangerous - Thin Lizzy
22 Vincebus Eruptum - Blue Cheer
23 Live in Japan - The Runaways
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1. Deep Purple in Rock - Deep Purple
2. Machine Head - Deep Purple
3. Rising - Rainbow
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1. Deep Purple in Rock - Deep Purple
2. Rising - Rainbow
3. Queen II - Queen
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1. Sad Wings of Destiny
2. Hair of the Dog - Nazareth
3. Led Zeppelin I - Led Zeppelin
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