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Who is Heavier ???? Black Sabbath or Judas Priest
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PostSubject: Who is Heavier..... Black Sabbath or Judas Priest??????   Fri Dec 31, 2010 12:23 am



Been spinning Sin After Sin a lot this week and Mob Rules as well.... two different eras of each band but I just started thinking....


Sabbath was always (almost always) stinking heavy, but so as is Priest......


So what say you?????





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PostSubject: Re: Who is Heavier..... Black Sabbath or Judas Priest??????   Fri Dec 31, 2010 12:40 am

Tough one.

I guess priest are heavier in a way that they perform more speed metal songs.

At times, i feel that priest are one modern metal band, while sabbath have always had a much more "classical" sound.

So i'd say priest.
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PostSubject: Re: Who is Heavier..... Black Sabbath or Judas Priest??????   Fri Dec 31, 2010 1:06 am

Sabbath... the godfathers of the heavier genres of music that followed. Without Sabbath would there be doom metal?.....no. They originated a riff style and song structure that is found in nearly every heavy band to come along since. They were the first to use the flatted fifth in chord structures, the dreaded diabolus in musica of the middle ages that was thought to summon the devil because of it's " evil " sound. Priest took those general ideas and sped them up but also made happier sounding music that, while excellent in it's own right, is not as heavy as Sabbath.
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PostSubject: Re: Who is Heavier..... Black Sabbath or Judas Priest??????   Fri Dec 31, 2010 1:11 am

Sabbath is heavy, Judas Priest is hard.
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PostSubject: Re: Who is Heavier..... Black Sabbath or Judas Priest??????   Fri Dec 31, 2010 5:46 am

i'd say they are equally heavy in different ways.

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PostSubject: Re: Who is Heavier..... Black Sabbath or Judas Priest??????   Fri Dec 31, 2010 6:06 am

ditto

Very different bands playing very different styles of heavy metal.

It's a bit like comparing apples and oranges.
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PostSubject: Re: Who is Heavier..... Black Sabbath or Judas Priest??????   Fri Dec 31, 2010 6:21 am

Judas Priest have changed so much over the years, it's not really possible to answer.

I mean, I guess Rocka Rolla or Point of Entry don't sound too heavy. But in the 90's they released Painkiller and Jugulator, which at least to me sound heavier than anything Sabbath ever did.

Sabbath didn't change or 'evolve' nearly as much as Priest did. I'd compare that Mob Rules album to something like Screaming For Vengeance. Well, maybe not as fast, but about as heavy sounding.
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PostSubject: Re: Who is Heavier..... Black Sabbath or Judas Priest??????   Fri Dec 31, 2010 8:12 am

Black Sabbath

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PostSubject: Re: Who is Heavier..... Black Sabbath or Judas Priest??????   Fri Dec 31, 2010 8:27 am

Black Sabbath
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PostSubject: Re: Who is Heavier..... Black Sabbath or Judas Priest??????   Fri Dec 31, 2010 8:31 am

Black Sabbath
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PostSubject: Re: Who is Heavier..... Black Sabbath or Judas Priest??????   Fri Dec 31, 2010 8:46 am

Priest - Painkiller

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PostSubject: Re: Who is Heavier..... Black Sabbath or Judas Priest??????   Fri Dec 31, 2010 9:23 am

Alex Dee Rokket wrote:
ditto

Very different bands playing very different styles of heavy metal.

It's a bit like comparing apples and oranges.

But it's done here all the time. Have you seen all the "vs." threads? Razz

Sabbath laid the groundwork, Priest took it to another level. Priest.
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PostSubject: Re: Who is Heavier..... Black Sabbath or Judas Priest??????   Fri Dec 31, 2010 10:25 am


It is indeed a tough one - My first thought was Black Sabbath, but then I remembered that Judas Priest released Painkiller - that thing's a beast - as well as Jugulator and Demolition, two very heavy albums. I agree with MC666 - equally heavy, in each their respective ways
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PostSubject: Re: Who is Heavier..... Black Sabbath or Judas Priest??????   Fri Dec 31, 2010 10:33 am

Sabbath!

Not necessarily in distortion... it's just that Tony's riffs are heavier overall.
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PostSubject: Re: Who is Heavier..... Black Sabbath or Judas Priest??????   Fri Dec 31, 2010 10:35 am

Tough one, but Sabbath was consistently heavier than Priest
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PostSubject: Re: Who is Heavier..... Black Sabbath or Judas Priest??????   Fri Dec 31, 2010 10:46 am

Depends on what each individual considers "heavy," I guess. I can't really decide.

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PostSubject: Re: Who is Heavier..... Black Sabbath or Judas Priest??????   Fri Dec 31, 2010 12:39 pm

Fat Freddy wrote:
Depends on what each individual considers "heavy,"
which cd weighs more?

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PostSubject: Re: Who is Heavier..... Black Sabbath or Judas Priest??????   Fri Dec 31, 2010 12:51 pm

Both bands came out before there was heavy music and are barely hard rock.
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PostSubject: Re: Who is Heavier..... Black Sabbath or Judas Priest??????   Fri Dec 31, 2010 1:52 pm

Can we just agree that both bands are heavier than Iron Maiden?
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PostSubject: Re: Who is Heavier..... Black Sabbath or Judas Priest??????   Fri Dec 31, 2010 3:01 pm

I'd say Black Sabbath, I like them more.
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PostSubject: Re: Who is Heavier..... Black Sabbath or Judas Priest??????   Fri Dec 31, 2010 6:55 pm

BS but depend on era.
JP vs BS 70s 80s 90s very hard.
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PostSubject: Re: Who is Heavier..... Black Sabbath or Judas Priest??????   Sat Jan 01, 2011 12:18 pm

mc666 wrote:
i'd say they are equally heavy in different ways.

Correct
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PostSubject: Re: Who is Heavier..... Black Sabbath or Judas Priest??????   Sat Jan 01, 2011 12:40 pm

I went and weighed my Sabbath and Priest collections. With the Priest box set and all the vinyls, it outweighed my Sabbath collection by a few pounds, so I went with Priest.

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PostSubject: Re: Who is Heavier..... Black Sabbath or Judas Priest??????   Sat Jan 01, 2011 12:43 pm

Yeah that's a tough choice. I think MC hit the nail on the head with this one.
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PostSubject: Re: Who is Heavier..... Black Sabbath or Judas Priest??????   Sat Jan 01, 2011 12:57 pm

WHICH IS THE BEST?.. AN INVISIBLE HOLLOW MOUNTAIN FILLED WITH MELTING SNOW AND BROKEN PROMISES, OR A FIELD FILLED WITH HALF-BURIED SHOELESS ORGANIC BADGER GHOSTS (from the nineteen eighties)?

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