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Title: The origins of Heavy Metal 1960's -
Post by: The Eagle Warrior on August 07, 2016, 03:43:43 am
I will take the heavy metal fan back in time to the 1960''s, 70's and 80's for some retro metal.


Title: Re: The origins of Heavy Metal 1960's -
Post by: The Eagle Warrior on August 07, 2016, 11:29:33 pm
Heavy Load - "Midnight Crawler" - (1978)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0MR-pZE55pQ


This band is often hailed as the first Swedish heavy metal band.


Title: Re: The origins of Heavy Metal 1960's -
Post by: Kailef on August 08, 2016, 06:31:22 pm
These are awesome, Eagle.


Title: Re: The origins of Heavy Metal 1960's -
Post by: The Eagle Warrior on August 08, 2016, 09:10:26 pm
Dust - "Pull Away/So Many Times" - (1972)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lau8Iwws9sI


While this group only released two albums, they later became of historical interest to collectors of early American heavy metal.


Title: Re: The origins of Heavy Metal 1960's -
Post by: The Eagle Warrior on August 10, 2016, 11:57:48 pm
Icecross - "Nightmare" - (1972)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=upmIvJKvF-g

The only Icelandic band inspired by Black Sabbath at that time.


Title: Re: The origins of Heavy Metal 1960's -
Post by: The Eagle Warrior on August 13, 2016, 06:00:29 am
The band that kicked off Doom metal - (from 1971)

Sudden Death - "Country Livin'"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4SXtOIwgvIo


Title: Re: The origins of Heavy Metal 1960's -
Post by: The Eagle Warrior on August 24, 2016, 01:58:33 am
Tarantula - "Sons of the flame" - (1987)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rUT9MiYc94A


Is a Portuguese power metal band established in 1981 and ranked as one of the very first power metal bands.


Title: Re: The origins of Heavy Metal 1960's -
Post by: The Eagle Warrior on August 24, 2016, 03:00:13 am
Spitfire - "Lead me on" - (1987)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GWyOyXkI7WE


Spitfire was one of the first heavy metal bands in Greece and it was the first one which released a video clip.


Title: Re: The origins of Heavy Metal 1960's -
Post by: The Eagle Warrior on August 31, 2016, 05:41:36 am
Uriah Heep - "Gypsy" - (1970)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KI0BO575x8w


Title: Re: The origins of Heavy Metal 1960's -
Post by: The Eagle Warrior on August 31, 2016, 05:51:29 am
Iron Claw - "Skullcrusher" - (1970)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eSRZz13YiqI


They are known as "The Lost Pioneers of Heavy Metal".


Title: Re: The origins of Heavy Metal 1960's -
Post by: The Eagle Warrior on September 03, 2016, 12:16:02 am
Bedemon - Serpent Venom - (1974)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VY4pXhdfi5Y


Bedemon was an offshoot of Pentagram, beginning 1973. The name was chosen as a portmanteau of two earlier suggested names, Demon and Behemoth.


Title: Re: The origins of Heavy Metal 1960's -
Post by: The Eagle Warrior on September 04, 2016, 02:21:48 am
Pentagram - Be Forewarned - (1972)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-GNCImjiyKU&list=PL7EF7F062C53ABFEA&index=10

Most famous as one of the pioneers of heavy metal, and the subgenre of doom metal in particular.


Title: Re: The origins of Heavy Metal 1960's -
Post by: The Eagle Warrior on September 04, 2016, 03:39:17 am
Coven - "Black Sabbath" - (1969)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ukxvJAHzaMI&list=PL7EF7F062C53ABFEA&index=26


They are recognized as being the band that first introduced the "Sign of the Horns" to rock and metal culture (as seen on their 1969 debut album release Witchcraft Destroys Minds & Reaps Souls).


Title: Re: The origins of Heavy Metal 1960's -
Post by: The Eagle Warrior on September 19, 2016, 01:57:53 am
Sir Lord Baltimore – “Caesar LXXI” – (1971)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HwzkyH-deVw&index=28&list=PL7EF7F062C53ABFEA

Some have cited the 1971 review of their debut record, Kingdom Come, in Creem magazine as containing the first documented use of the term "heavy metal" to refer to a style of music.

The group have been called "the godfathers of stoner rock."


Title: Re: The origins of Heavy Metal 1960's -
Post by: The Eagle Warrior on October 30, 2016, 12:43:00 am
Stone Bunny - "Nothing Left" – (1970)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1wuzcl-N_c&list=PL7EF7F062C53ABFEA&index=32

Stone Bunny is the predecessor to the seminal heavy metal act Pentagram.


Title: Re: The origins of Heavy Metal 1960's -
Post by: The Eagle Warrior on October 31, 2016, 02:11:51 am
Supernaut – ‘Keeper of the Keys” - (1975)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JOcadoJr6u4&index=38&list=PL7EF7F062C53ABFEA

A band 10 years ahead of its time, they were the heaviest band up to that time.


Title: Re: The origins of Heavy Metal 1960's -
Post by: The Eagle Warrior on November 28, 2016, 09:48:31 pm
Lucifer's Friend - Ride In The Sky - (1970)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GX5uGJ4eask&index=41&list=PL7EF7F062C53ABFEA

The group was noted as early practitioners of heavy metal and progressive rock. Also one of the pioneers of doom metal, helping to define both genres due to their heavy sound and dark oriented lyrics of their acclaimed debut Lucifer's Friend.


Title: Re: The origins of Heavy Metal 1960's -
Post by: The Eagle Warrior on December 26, 2016, 08:42:57 pm
Budgie – “Breadfan” - (1973)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z3em4pEx4tY&index=49&list=PL7EF7F062C53ABFEA

The band has been noted as "among the heaviest metal of its day".


Title: Re: The origins of Heavy Metal 1960's -
Post by: The Eagle Warrior on March 14, 2017, 08:08:50 pm
V8 - "DESTRUCCION"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pI4NFvGqZns&list=PLioByE_tXUs73-xn1goTEpqw9nQamBl0z



One of the first Argentine and Latin America bands. Formed in 1979.