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Black Sabbath album knockout

  1. Sabotage (11 votes [68.75%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 68.75%

  2. Mob Rules (5 votes [31.25%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 31.25%

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#1 Texas King

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Posted 20 March 2017 - 05:14 PM

What you say?
My pick is Mob Rules.

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#2 Mystic Slipperman

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Posted 20 March 2017 - 06:01 PM

I gotta hear Mob Rules before I vote.

My Sabbath collection stops after Heaven & Hell. Gotta pick up Mob Rules.

I love Sabotage.

#3 Rick N. Backer

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Posted 20 March 2017 - 06:04 PM

Mob Rules is one of Sabbath's two best albums.  Sabotage isn't.  But it does have Hole in the Sky.

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Posted 20 March 2017 - 06:28 PM

View PostRick N. Backer, on 20 March 2017 - 06:04 PM, said:

Mob Rules is one of Sabbath's two best albums.  Sabotage isn't.  But it does have Hole in the Sky.
And Symptom of the Universe and the Writ and Megalomania.

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Posted 20 March 2017 - 06:37 PM

Sabotage > Mob Rules.

Better overall album sound.
Better guitar tone.
Better riffs.
Better songs.

Better album cover :P

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Posted 20 March 2017 - 07:36 PM

Never listen to non-Ozzy Sabbath.   Sabotage



I was here... don't remember it too well.


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#7 Verena

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Posted 20 March 2017 - 09:03 PM

View PostMystic Slipperman, on 20 March 2017 - 06:01 PM, said:

I gotta hear Mob Rules before I vote.

My Sabbath collection stops after Heaven & Hell. Gotta pick up Mob Rules.

I love Sabotage.

:yes:
Your post is very close of what I was going to type myself.

Sabotage is surely a "must have", my vote is for Mob Rules though.


#8 treeduck

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Posted 21 March 2017 - 12:45 AM

I think Mob Rules just edges it, it's a bit more consistent overall.

#9 Rick N. Backer

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Posted 21 March 2017 - 07:03 AM

View Postthirteen, on 20 March 2017 - 06:37 PM, said:

Sabotage > Mob Rules.

Better overall album sound.
Better guitar tone.
Better riffs.
Better songs.

Better album cover :P

I think Sabotage is a sort of tipping point for the first Ozzy era.  Half of it is great.  The other half was a preview to what was coming on Tech Ex and NSD!  And not in a good way.

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Posted 21 March 2017 - 10:53 AM

Sabotage is my second favourite, after Sabbath Bloody Sabbath :unsure:

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Posted 21 March 2017 - 11:18 AM

Sabotage, if only for "Symptom of the Universe".

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Posted 22 March 2017 - 06:43 AM

Sabotage. IMHO Mob Rules is even better than Heaven And Hell, but some tunes on Sabotage will always remain unique.

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Posted 22 March 2017 - 08:08 PM

Mob Rules is my favorite non-Ozzy fronted BS album and I don't rate Sabotage quite as high as many other fans do.

But Sabotage still wins head-to-head.




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