Originally Posted by zgodt
Seriously? Listen again. The Wizard has one of the funkiest beats I've ever heard. War Pigs has killer grooves, and so does Hand of Doom, and so does Fairies Wear Boots. Or the chorus of Sabbath Bloody Sabbath. Hole in the Sky. The bass work in N.I.B. Sabra Cadabra. A National Acrobat has some incredibly funky parts. I mean, outside of maybe Iron Man and Sweet Leaf, I'd say it's endemic.
By that logic the entire Pantera catalog is "funky."
I see what you're saying but I wouldn't call it "funk." Also I'm sure there are one or two moments in the Dio catalog also has this "funk" you're speaking of.