Top 70 Hard Rock + Metal Albums of the '70s : Loudwire
We're taking it waaaay back this time, dialing the clock back to the decade where hard rock and heavy metal were planting their seeds, progressive rock was finding its foothold and punk redefined what it meant for music to be truly rebellious. That's right, the 1970s! The decade can be the hardest to define when talking about hard rock and heavy metal as the lines often get blurred, namely because they didn't quite exist as separate genres yet. Now, here we are, trying to set guidelines and limitations on music that was more or less boundless in its aim at the time.
avg. score: 26 of 70 (37%)
required scores: 1, 8, 18, 28, 47