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    Posted: March 29 2018 at 14:48
Queen for me, absolutely no contest
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 29 2018 at 14:15
^What he said! (Especially the disclaimer.)
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 29 2018 at 13:54
Sabbath. 

Sabbath Bloody Sabbath beats any queen, hands down. 

disclaimer: I love queen.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 04 2018 at 02:35
Sabbath, by about a million lightyears for me.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 23 2018 at 11:09
Sabbath! 🤘
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 23 2018 at 08:58
Both.  I won't choose between two beloved bands.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 23 2018 at 06:03
Went with both. There are enough songs I like from both bands to go with both
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 22 2018 at 23:09
Sabbath!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 29 2017 at 07:19
Black Sabbath here!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 26 2017 at 06:42
Queen.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 26 2017 at 06:40
I love both.

In the 70s, they were both amazing and quite original. 
I'd rather listen to 80s BS to 80s Queen. 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 07 2014 at 07:21
hend to move towards Queen for this case, but i like both bands indeed!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 01 2014 at 22:08
Black Sabbath without even giving it much thought.
"Nobody's Gonna Change My World That's Something To Unreal"   Lyrics that i live my life by-from Black Sabbath's Technical Ecstasy's track You Won't Change Me
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 30 2014 at 05:51
I vote for Black Sabbath because they were more fundamental band for all rock music.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 05 2013 at 12:24
Though I recognize the value, creativity and inventiveness of Queen, Black Sabbath resonates more with me.
 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 05 2013 at 12:03
Hmmm, Queen for me although I love Sabbath too and started with music listening long time ago with both bands together (along with many others).

Concerns metal influences etc. it's clear Sabbath is the main influence for later metal bands. Queen was never hard rock or heavy metal band per se (although their first three records could easily be boxed in "hard rock" shelf). On the other side Queen truly had some songs with metal base. The Stone Cold Crazy is well known example (maybe for the Metallica cover later), but Ogre Battle is IMHO even better example (although less known) of speed metal song in times nobody knows such term.

But even for me it's hard to say  Queen is big metal influence for later bands. Queen itself was influenced by many musical genres and they in return influenced a lot of bands counting in it metal ones (May's guitar playing could have impact on many hard rock and metal guitarists though).

Btw. Brian May and Tony Iommi are good friends and I remember I saw them together in studio chatting and then playing some Shadows' song they both liked (Apache maybe?? I don't remeber exactly) - it was probably during Smoke On The Water song re-recording (Rock Aid Armenia in '88) and it was great fun seeing and listening them :-)
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 01 2013 at 07:11
Queen

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 07 2013 at 03:24
This is easy for me - I don't like either of them much, but Queen seem far more inventive and melodic to me.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 05 2013 at 20:44
I had trouble with this one. Iron man is dynamite with a laser beam. I voted for both.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 31 2013 at 14:36
I love both bands, but Queen has to take this one.  They were just incredible and Freddie is imo the best vocalist ever.  Although, surprisingly, that video that was posted above for Too Much Love Will Kill You, I actually prefer the Brian May solo version with May singing the lead.  But then I didn't think Brian or Roger were slouches behind the mic either. 
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