1970's music

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  • Black Sabbath releases first heavy metal album

    Black Sabbath releases first heavy metal album
    Black Sabbath releases their first heavy metal album "Black Sabbath"
  • Beatles break up!

    Beatles break up!
    On April 10, 1970 the beatles announced their break up. Break up became official on December 31, 1970.
  • Judas Priest breaks up

    Judas Priest breaks up
    Judas priest breaks up after their last gig on April 20, 1970
  • Jimi Hendrix dies

    Jimi Hendrix dies
    Jimi Hendrix found dead in Samarkand Hotel, 22 Lansdowne Crescent, Notting Hill
  • Janis Joplin dies

    Janis Joplin dies
    Janis Joplin found dead on October 4, 1970 from heroine overdose and alcohol
  • Aerosmith plays their first show

    Aerosmith plays their first show
    Aerosmith plays their first gig on November 6, 1970
  • Queen is formed

    Queen is formed
  • Jim Morrison dies

    Jim Morrison dies
    Jim Morrisonwas found in a Paris apartment bathtub (at 17-19 rue Beautreillis, 4th "arrondissement") by Courson
  • Stairway to Heaven is released

    Stairway to Heaven is released
    Led Zepplin's Stairway to Heaven is released
  • Twisted Sister is formed

    Twisted Sister is formed
    The metal band Twisted Sister is formed
  • KISS formed

    KISS formed
    Kiss formed and played their first show on January 30, 1973
  • Journey does their first performance.

    Journey does their first performance.
    The band Journey made their first performance at the the Winter's ball room.
  • Dark Side of the moon

    Dark Side of the moon
    Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon is released. *Exact date unknown
  • Quiet Riot is formed

    Quiet Riot is formed
    The metal band Quiet Riot is formed
  • Smoke on the Water is released

    Smoke on the Water is released
    Deep PUrple releases Smoke on the Water
    *exact date unknown
  • Led Zepplin breaks world record

    Led Zepplin breaks world record
    Led Zepplin breaks world record of most people to attend a show
  • Sweet Home Alabama released

    Sweet Home Alabama released
    Lynyrd Skynyrd releases their song Sweet Home Alabama
  • Lynyerd Skynnyrd releases Free Bird

    Lynyerd Skynnyrd releases Free Bird
  • Iron Maiden formed

    Iron Maiden formed
    Metal band Iron Maiden formed on christmas day
  • Deep Purple breaks up

    Deep Purple breaks up
    The band Deep Purple breaks up on March 1, 1976
  • Kiss's Destroyer is released

    Kiss's Destroyer is released
  • Don't Fear the Reaper

    Don't Fear the Reaper
    Blue Öyster Cult released their album Agents of Fortune with the hit "Don't Fear the Reaper"
    *exact date unknown
  • Def Leopard formed

    Def Leopard formed
    *Exact date unknown
  • Who are You is released

    Who are You is released
    The Who's "Who are You" is released.
  • AC/DC releases Highway to Hell

    AC/DC releases Highway to Hell
    AC/DC's Highway to Hell is released