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Combining a driving rhythm, early electronics and sci-fi imagery, Hawkwind lay claim to being the ultimate space rock band. Coming from the underground scene in London's Ladbroke Grove, their success during the 70s - every album charted in the UK - was made the old fashioned way, through touring; if ever a band could lay the claim, Hawkwind were indeed a band for "the people". Despite constant lineup changes, their forte was live gigs (often playing for free), yet they managed a bonafide hit single with 1972's "Silver Machine", featuring future Motorhead Lemmy on vocals. The band remains best known for their run of albums on the United Artists label during the early to mid 70s, but also noteworthy is their later work that decade on Charisma, featuring Robert Calvert as front-man. In many shapes and forms, Hawkwind continue to this day.

Founded: 1969

Location: London, England

Website: Hawkwind.com

Albums

Original Releases
Title Recording Type Datesort icon Average Rating
  Hawkwind Studio 1970-08
4.5
Strawberry Bricks Entry X In Search Of Space Studio 1971-10
4.666665
  Doremi Fasol Latido Studio 1972-11
5
Strawberry Bricks Entry Space Ritual Studio 1973-05
5
  Hall Of The Mountain Grill Studio 1974
4
Strawberry Bricks Entry Warrior On The Edge Of Time Studio 1975-05
5
  Astounding Sounds, Amazing Music Studio 1976
5
Strawberry Bricks Entry Quark, Strangeness And Charm Studio 1977
5
Strawberry Bricks Entry P.X.R.5 Compilation 1979
0
  Live Seventy Nine Live 1980
5
Strawberry Bricks Entry Levitation Studio 1980-11
5
  Sonic Attack Studio 1981
4
  Choose Your Masques Studio 1982
3
  Church Of Hawkwind Studio 1982
4
  The Chronicle Of The Black Sword Studio 1985
5
  Live Chronicles Live 1986
4
  The Xenon Codex Studio 1988
3
  Space Bandits Studio 1990
2
  Palace Springs Live 1991
4
  Electric Tepee Studio 1992
3
  It Is The Business Of The Future To Be Dangerous Studio 1993
3
  Alien 4 Studio 1995
3
  White Zone Studio 1995
2
  Love In Space Studio 1996
3
  Distant Horizons Studio 1997
2
  In Your Area Studio 1998
3
  Spacebrock Studio 2000
3
  Take Me To Your Leader Studio 2005
5
  Take Me To Your Future Studio 2006
5
  Blood Of The Earth Studio 2010-05-21
3
  Onward Studio 2012-04-30
2
  Spacehawks Studio 2013
2
Compilations, Reissues, etc.
Title Recording Type Datesort icon Average Rating
  Stasis The U.A. Years 1971-1975 Compilation 1990
5
  The 1999 Party - Live At The Chicago Auditorium Live 1997
0
  Space Ritual Sundown V.2 Live 2003-01
0
  At The BBC - 1972 Live 2010-03
5
  Parallel Universe: A Liberty U.A. Years Anthology 1970-1974 Compilation 2011
5
  Leave No Star Unturned Live 2011-08-00
0