Proto Metal 70s (Playlist Junkie #10)

James / August 22nd, 2017

Here’s some heavy tracks from the 70s, before “metal” was a common label.

1. “Children of the Grave” – Black Sabbath
2. “Aqualung” – Jethro Tull
3. “Won’t Get Fooled Again” – The Who
4. “Child In Time” – Deep Purple
5. “Rock N’ Roll” – Led Zeppelin
6. “Rock Bottom” – UFO
7. “One of These Days” – Pink Floyd
8. “The Black Widow” – Alice Cooper
9. “God of Thunder” – Kiss
10. “The Ripper” – Judas Priest
11. “Don’t Fear the Reaper” – Blue Oyster Cult
12. “A Light in the Black” – Rainbow
13. “I Love Playing with Fire” – The Runaways
14. “Tie Your Mother Down” – Queen
15. “Barracuda” – Heart
16. “Whole Lotta Rosie” – AC/DC
17. “Bomber” – Motorhead

Comments

  • FrankyFrancis

    August 22, 2017 at 2:19 pm

    Good list. How bout a list of AC/DC?

  • zeromentality

    August 22, 2017 at 6:01 pm

    nice list. there are tons of obscure bands out there to check out. Pentagram, Blue Cheer, Captain Beyond, Hawkwind, Pink Fairies, Necromandus, Dust, Sir Lord Baltimore, Iron Claw, Flower Travellin Band, just to name a few

    • zeromentality

      August 22, 2017 at 6:02 pm

      (not that all of those are particularly obscure.)

      • August 22, 2017 at 8:48 pm

        Hawkwind isn’t obscure, Lemmy was in it.

      • zeromentality

        August 23, 2017 at 2:55 am

        hence the follow up post. hit submit too quick. blue cheer isn’t really either.

  • August 22, 2017 at 8:50 pm

    Ghost reminds me of Blue Oyster Cult in a way.

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