1975 in heavy metal music

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This is a timeline documenting the events of heavy metal in the year 1975.

Newly formed bands[edit]

Albums[edit]

February[edit]

Day Artist Album
 ??? Alice Cooper Welcome to My Nightmare[5]
15 Rush Fly By Night (album)
24 Led Zeppelin Physical Graffiti[6]

March[edit]

Day Artist Album
19 Kiss Dressed to Kill[7]

April[edit]

Day Artist Album
 ??? Aerosmith Toys in the Attic[8]
 ??? Bad Company Straight Shooter[9]

May[edit]

Day Artist Album
 ??? Uriah Heep Return to Fantasy[10]

June[edit]

Day Artist Album
4 Rainbow Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow[11]
27 Black Sabbath Sabotage[12]

July[edit]

Day Artist Album
 ??? UFO Force It[13]

September[edit]

Day Artist Album
 ??? Budgie Bandolier[14]
10 Kiss Alive![15]
12 Thin Lizzy Fighting[16]
 ??? Ted Nugent Ted Nugent[17]
 ??? Scorpions In Trance[18]

October[edit]

Day Artist Album
10 Deep Purple Come Taste the Band[19]

November[edit]

Day Artist Album
21 Queen A Night at the Opera[20]

December[edit]

Day Artist Album
 ??? AC/DC T.N.T.[21]

Unknown[edit]

Moxy - Moxy[22]

Events[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Motörhead Bio". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-10-10. 
  2. ^ "Ted Nugent Bio". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-10-10. 
  3. ^ "Quiet Riot Bio". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-04-25. 
  4. ^ "Rainbow Bio". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-10-10. 
  5. ^ "Welcome to My Nightmare". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-04-25. 
  6. ^ "Physical Graffiti". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-04-25. 
  7. ^ "Dressed to Kill". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-04-25. 
  8. ^ "Toys in the Attic". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-04-25. 
  9. ^ "Straight Shooter". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-04-25. 
  10. ^ "Return to Fantasy". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-04-25. 
  11. ^ "Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-04-25. 
  12. ^ "Sabotage". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-04-25. 
  13. ^ "Force It". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-04-25. 
  14. ^ "Bandolier". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-04-25. 
  15. ^ "Alive!". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-04-25. 
  16. ^ "Fighting". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-04-25. 
  17. ^ "Ted Nugent". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-04-25. 
  18. ^ "In Trance". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-04-25. 
  19. ^ "Come Taste the Band". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-04-25. 
  20. ^ "A Night at the Opera". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-04-25. 
  21. ^ "T.N.T.". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-04-25. 
  22. ^ "Moxy". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-04-25. 
  23. ^ "Motörhead Biography". Allmusic. Retrieved 2009-05-08. 
  24. ^ "Gary Thain Biography". Allmusic. Retrieved 2009-05-08. 
Preceded by
1974
Heavy Metal Timeline
1975
Succeeded by
1976