Originally Posted by BlackDiamond
Comparing Sabbath with Ozzy and Dio is like comparing Van Halen with Roth and Hagar. Both versions of the band are great but in essence they are two completely different bands. When Dio joined the band a lot of the Doom elements that Sabbath were known for went away but what we got in return was just as good but very different. As much as I love the Dio era of Sabbath the Ozzy era is the one that I hold dear to my heart.
I do hope you realise that Tony Iommi is Sabbath?
People should stop seeing them as Ozzy's backing band.