Originally Posted by Maiden33
I couldn't disagree more. I'll take all other Sabbath albums over all with Ozzy. It's not just about the singer either. The music was far superior on those albums as well IMO. I've never been a fan of doomy riffs and such and I'd much rather listen to the straight-forward metal feel of the 80s Sabbath records.
The early Sabbath records hardly sound "doomy" to me, outside of a song or two. They are downright funky. That's what makes them so far superior to anything Sabbath did after.