This page will detail all of the polls that I have taken on the old version of the site.   Polls haven’t been implemented in the Jan 2012 revision of the site as of yet.  Will figure that out later.

Poll #38:  Which “The Devil You Know” cover do you prefer?

1) The original – 77.13% – 8,979 votes
2) The Wal-Mart Version – 16.74% – 1,949 Votes
3) No opinion / No Preference – 6.12% – 713 votes

Total Votes: 11,641

Poll ran from April 21st, 2009 to August 1, 2010  (let it go a bit too long, really)


Poll #37:  How do you plan on buying “The Devil You Know”

1) Physical Media – 81.17% – 2893 Votes
2) I’ll probably illegally download it (boo) – 11.2% – 399 Votes
3) Digital Download (iTunes, etc) – 5.25% – 187 Votes
4) I’m just not interested – no purhase here – 2.38% – 85 Votes

Total Votes: 3,564

Poll ran from March 1, 2009 to April 21st, 2009


Poll #36:  Would you rather the new album be called Heaven & Hell or Black Sabbath?

1) Black Sabbath – 46.94% – 3816 votes
2) Heaven & Hell – 41.11% – 3342 votes
3) Don’t Care – 11.96% – 972 votes

Total Votes: 8,132

Poll ran from December 3, 2008 to March 1, 2009


Poll #35:  What was your favorite new track from The Dio Years?

1) The Devil Cried – 33% – 2,413
2) Ear in the Wall – 27% – 1,926
3) Shadow of the Wind – 25% – 1,802
4) Haven’t Heard them / No Opinion – 15% – 1,105

Total Votes: 7,246

Poll ran from October 16, 2007 to December 3, 2008


Poll #34:  What did you think of the new track, “The Devil Cried”?

1) It’s awesome! – 63% – 9,795
2) Haven’t heard it / No opinion – 28% – 4,443
3) Don’t like it – 9% – 1,382

Total Votes: 15,620

Poll ran from February 28, 2007 to October 16, 2007


Poll #33:  How do you feel about the band playing no Ozzy era songs on the 2007 tour?

1) Great move – it’s about time! – 56% – 3176
2) Bad move – should play something from that era. – 36% – 2046
3) I don’t have any opinion on this. – 8% – 475

Total Votes: 5697

Poll ran from February 2, 2007 to February 28, 2007


Poll #32:  Will you attend the Heaven & Hell Tour?

1) Where can I buy tickets? – 59.96% – 3258
2) Have to see if it comes near me first – 25.05% – 1361
3) No, it’s Ozzy or nothing – 15% – 815

Total Votes: 5434

Poll ran from Jan 9, 2007 to February 2, 2007


Poll #31:  Which is the best Sab related solo album of 2005?

Tony Iommi’s Fused  47.2% (7573 Votes)
Ozzy’s Under Cover (or POD Disc 4)  31.9% (5112 Votes)
Tony Martin’s Scream  10.9% (1748 Votes)
Geezer Butler’s Ohmwork  9.8% (1584 Votes)

Total Votes: 16017

Poll ran from November 17, 2005 to August 3, 2006


Poll #30:  What is your favourite song off the Tyr album?

I don’t have this album  25.2% (1542 Votes)
Anno Mundi  14.5% (888 Votes)
Valhalla  13.7% (837 Votes)
The Sabbath Stones  12.1% (740 Votes)
Heaven in Black  8.2% (504 Votes)
Jerusalem  8.2% (504 Votes)
Feels Good to Me  6.7% (409 Votes)
The Law Maker  5.9% (363 Votes)
The Battle of Tyr  2.7% (170 Votes)
Odin’s Court  2.3% (144 Votes)

Total Votes: 6101

Poll ran from Sep 16, 2005 to November 17, 2005


Poll #29:  Have you, or are you seeing Black Sabbath in 2005 on tour?

Yes, I’m there!  55.3% (6367 Votes)
No, they’re not playing where I live, dammit!  38% (4380 Votes)
No, I’ll pass  6.6% (760 Votes)

Total Votes: 11508

Poll ran from Jun 15, 2005 to Sep 16, 2005


Poll #28:   What is your favorite song from the “Headless Cross” album?

Headless Cross  25.4% (1136 Votes)
I don’t have this album  24.1% (1079 Votes)
When Death Calls  13.7% (613 Votes)
Black Moon  9.5% (425 Votes)
The Gates of Hell  7.9% (357 Votes)
Devil & Daughter  6.8% (305 Votes)
Nightwing  4.9% (222 Votes)
Kill in the Spirit World  3.5% (159 Votes)
Call of the Wild  2.1% (96 Votes)
Cloak & Dagger  1.5% (70 Votes)

Total Votes: 4463

Poll ran from May 10, 2005 till June 15, 2005


Poll #27:   What is your favorite song from the “Eternal Idol” album?

I don’t have this album  29.4% (2610 Votes)
The Shining  25.2% (2236 Votes)
Ancient Warrior  7.3% (656 Votes)
Eternal Idol  7.2% (643 Votes)
Born to Lose  6.1% (549 Votes)
Nightmare  5.7% (510 Votes)
Glory Ride  5.4% (485 Votes)
Hard Life to Love  4% (358 Votes)
Lost Forever  3.8% (340 Votes)
Some Kind of Woman  3.1% (277 Votes)
Scarlet Pimpernel  2.3% (208 Votes)

Total Votes: 8872

Poll ran from Feb 23, 2005 to May 10, 2005


Poll #26:   What should Black Sabbath do in 2005?

Continue to wait further for Ozzy to contribute to Black Sabbath  53% (4913 Votes)
Fire Ozzy and continue on with another singer  22.4% (2081 Votes)
Retire “Black Sabbath”  10.4% (971 Votes)
Continue to just play Ozzfests  10% (932 Votes)
None of the above (please elaborate in our forums)  3.8% (361 Votes)

Total Votes: 9258

Poll ran from Jan 19, 2005 to Feb 23, 2005


Poll #25:  What is your favorite song from the “Seventh Star” album?

I don’t have this album  28.2% (1583 Votes)
Seventh Star  15.9% (894 Votes)
In For the Kill  13.1% (736 Votes)
No Stranger to Love  12.5% (703 Votes)
Danger Zone  8.5% (481 Votes)
Heart Like a Wheel  5.8% (330 Votes)
In Memory…..  4.6% (261 Votes)
Angry Heart  4.5% (252 Votes)
Turn to Stone  3.8% (217 Votes)
Sphinx (The Guardian)  2.4% (138 Votes)

Total Votes: 5595

Poll ran from Nov 22, 2004 to Jan 19, 2005


Poll #24:  Was a temporary poll inquiring about forum usage on the forums.  Ran from Oct 30 to Nov 22nd, 2004.


Poll #23:  What is your favorite song from the “Born Again” album?

Zero the Hero  22.8% (595 Votes)
Disturbing the Priest  17.1% (446 Votes)
Trashed  15.1% (395 Votes)
I don’t have this album  14.4% (376 Votes)
Born Again  13.8% (362 Votes)
Digital Bitch  5.1% (135 Votes)
The Dark  3.5% (92 Votes)
Hot Line  3.4% (89 Votes)
Stonehenge  2.3% (61 Votes)
Keep it Warm  2.1% (55 Votes)

Total Votes: 2606

Poll ran from October 12, 2004 to October 30, 2004


Poll #22:  What is your favorite song from the “Mob Rules” album?

The Sign of the Southern Cross  24.4% (2260 Votes)
The Mob Rules  14.9% (1383 Votes)
Voodoo  13% (1211 Votes)
Falling off the Edge of the World  11.1% (1033 Votes)
Turn Up the Night  10.2% (945 Votes)
I don’t have this album  9.9% (922 Votes)
Country Girl  8.3% (775 Votes)
Over and Over  3.4% (322 Votes)
Slipping Away  2.4% (226 Votes)
E5150  1.8% (170 Votes)

Total Votes: 9247

Poll ran from July 13 to Oct 12, 2004


Poll #21:  What is your favorite song from the “Heaven & Hell” album?

Heaven & Hell  32.5% (2868 Votes)
Children of the Sea  15% (1323 Votes)
Neon Knights  14.5% (1279 Votes)
Die Young  14.3% (1261 Votes)
I don’t have this album  10.4% (924 Votes)
Lady Evil  4.6% (414 Votes)
Lonely is the Word  4.5% (398 Votes)
Wishing Well  2.8% (253 Votes)
Walk Away  1% (96 Votes)

Total Votes: 8816

Poll ran from April 24, 2004 to July 13, 2004


Poll #20:  What is your favorite song from the “Never Say Die!” album?

Never Say Die  33.2% (1333 Votes)
Johnny Blade  12.9% (521 Votes)
I don’t have this album  12.5% (503 Votes)
Junior’s Eyes  12.0% (482 Votes)
A Hard Road  9.5% (382 Votes)
Air Dance  6.6% (266 Votes)
Shock Wave  6.4% (260 Votes)
Swinging the Chain  5.7% (114 Votes)
Over to You  2.0% (83 Votes)
Breakout  1.5% (64 Votes)

Total Votes: 4008

Poll ran from February 6, 2004 to April 24, 2004


Poll #19:  What is your favorite song from the “Technical Ecstasy” album?

Dirty Women  32% (3168 Votes)
I don’t have this album  12.4% (1226 Votes)
Rock ‘N’ Roll Doctor  10.8% (1076 Votes)
You Won’t Change Me  9.4% (934 Votes)
Back Street Kids  8.8% (873 Votes)
It’s Alright  7.7% (768 Votes)
Gypsy  7.6% (757 Votes)
All Moving Parts (Stand Still)  5.7% (570 Votes)
She’s Gone  5.1% (510 Votes)

Total Votes: 9882

Poll ran from November 5, 2003 to February 6, 2004


Poll #18:  What is your favorite song from the “Sabotage” album?

Symptom of the Universe  37.3% (3403 Votes)
Hole in the Sky  17.4% (1595 Votes)
Megalomania  15.6% (1431 Votes)
The Writ  7.5% (686 Votes)
I don’t have this album  6.8% (628 Votes)
Am I Going Insane (Radio)  6.7% (613 Votes)
The Thrill of it All  4.1% (379 Votes)
Supertzar  3.2% (292 Votes)
Don’t Start (Too Late)  0.9% (88 Votes)

Total Votes: 9115

Poll ran from August 27, 2003 to November 5, 2003


Poll #17:  What is your favorite song from the “Sabbath Bloody Sabbath” album?

Sabbath Bloody Sabbath  39.5% (6090 Votes)
Sabbra Cadabra  15.5% (2389 Votes)
Killing Yourself to Live  11.6% (1798 Votes)
A National Acrobat  11.6% (1795 Votes)
Spiral Architect  9.8% (1519 Votes)
I don’t have this album  4.6% (714 Votes)
Looking for Today  3.3% (519 Votes)
Fluff  1.9% (299 Votes)
Who are you?  1.7% (270 Votes)

Total Votes: 15394

Poll ran from May 2, 2003 to August 27, 2003


Poll #16:  What is your favorite song from the “Volume 4″ album?

Snowblind  30.4% (2607 Votes)
Supernaut  14.9% (1284 Votes)
Wheels of Confusion  12.2% (1051 Votes)
Changes  10.5% (902 Votes)
Under the Sun  8.9% (771 Votes)
I don’t have this album  7.9% (680 Votes)
Tomorrow’s Dream  6% (515 Votes)
Cornucopia  3.4% (292 Votes)
St. Vitus’ Dance  2.4% (213 Votes)
Laguna Sunrise  1.9% (171 Votes)
FX  0.9% (84 Votes)

Total Votes: 8571

Poll ran from Feb 19, 2003 to May 2, 2003


Poll #15:  What is your favorite song from the “Master of Reality” album?

Children of the Grave  28.4% (2191 Votes)
After Forever  22.7% (1755 Votes)
Sweet Leaf  16.2% (1253 Votes)
Into the Void  15% (1157 Votes)
Lord of this World  5.9% (458 Votes)
Solitude  4.9% (383 Votes)
I don’t have this album  4% (313 Votes)
Embryo  1.3% (103 Votes)
Orchid  1.2% (99 Votes)

Total Votes: 7713

Poll ran from Oct 26, 2002 to Feb 19, 2003 (although the server lost the results about halfway through that time, and it had to be restarted)


Poll #14:  What is your favorite song from the “Paranoid” album?

Paranoid  26.9% (2148 Votes)
War Pigs  21.4% (1711 Votes)
Iron Man  19.9% (1588 Votes)
Fairies Wear Boots  9.8% (785 Votes)
Electric Funeral  7.6% (608 Votes)
Hand of Doom  7.4% (596 Votes)
Planet Caravan  4.4% (355 Votes)
I don’t have this album  1.3% (104 Votes)
Rat Salad  0.8% (69 Votes)

Total Votes: 7965

Poll ran from Sep 19th to Oct 26, 2002


Poll #13:  What is your favorite song from the “Black Sabbath” album?

N.I.B.  31.9% (2160 Votes)
Black Sabbath  26% (1760 Votes)
The Wizard  14.5% (985 Votes)
Warning  7.3% (497 Votes)
Behind the Wall of Sleep  6.4% (433 Votes)
Wicked World  4.7% (320 Votes)
Evil Woman  3.3% (230 Votes)
Don’t have this album  3.1% (211 Votes)
Sleeping Village  2.4% (169 Votes)

Total Votes: 6765

Poll ran from Aug 12, 2002 to Sep 19, 2002


Poll #12:  If Ozzy were to quit Sabbath again, which former Sabbath vocalist would you like to see in his place?

Ronnie James Dio  44.4% – (6391 Votes)
No one – they should disband  26.1% – (3771 Votes)
Tony Martin  11.2% – (1624 Votes)
Ian Gillan  10.3% – (1495 Votes)
Someone else  5.1% – (742 Votes)
Glenn Hughes  2.5% – (367 Votes)

Total Votes: 14394

Poll ran from April 29, 2002 to Aug 12, 2002


Poll #11:  Which of these Sabbath albums is the most underrated?

Born Again  46.9% (5056 Votes)
The Eternal Idol  19.5% (2109 Votes)
Seventh Star  16.8% (1819 Votes)
Forbidden  16.5% (1785 Votes)

Total Votes: 10771

Poll ran from October 5, 2001 to April 29, 2002

Note: This poll originally had been replaced around Oct of 2001, but due to the server being hacked at some point in Dec of 2001, the replacement for it was lost, so this was resurrected and ran until Apr 2002. 


Poll #10:  Which of these songs would you want Sabbath to drop from the set list?

Iron Man – 31.5 % (2197 Votes)
Paranoid – 30.9 % (2157 Votes)
All of them – 19.1 % (1335 Votes)
War Pigs – 18.2 % (1270 Votes)

Total Votes: 6967.

Poll ran from May 3, 2001 to October 5, 2001


Poll #9:  Are you attending Ozzfest just to see Black Sabbath?

Yeah – Sabbath only – 71.2% (1819 Votes)
Nope – I’m interested in the openers, too – 14.5% (372 Votes)
I’m not going at all – 12.4% (318 Votes)
I don’t know – 1.7% (45 Votes)

Total Votes: 2554.  Poll ran from Mar 14, 2001 to May 3, 2001


Poll #8:  Are you planning on attending Ozzfest 2001?

Yes – 84.4% (4551 Votes)
Don’t Know – 8.7% (470 Votes)
No – 6.7% (361 Votes)

Total Votes: 5386.  Poll ran from Feb 14, 2001 to Mar 14, 2001


Poll #7:  Which of these singers should Iommi have used on his solo album?

James Hetfield – 33.9% (2685 Votes)
Rob Halford – 31.9% (2532 Votes)
Tony Martin – 17.2% (1367 Votes)
David Coverdale – 16.7% (1328 Votes)

Total Votes: 7919.  Poll ran from October 19, 2000 to Feb 14, 2001


Poll #6:  Whose solo album are you looking forward to most?

I want a new Black Sabbath record! – 56.5% (4324 Votes)
Ozzy Osbourne – 19.6% (1504 Votes)
Tony Iommi – 17.9% (1373 Votes)
Geezer Butler – 3% (236 Votes)
Bill Ward – 2.7% (207 Votes)

Total votes – 7,645.  Poll ran from June 30, 2000 to October 19, 2000


Poll #5:  How many times have you seen Black Sabbath live?

Never  40.9% (3436 Votes)
1-2  36% (3022 Votes)
3-4  10.6% (891 Votes)
5-10  6.3% (534 Votes)
More than 10  5.9% (498 Votes)

Total votes – 8,381.  Poll ran from February 18th, 2000 to June 30, 2000


Poll #4:  What is your favourite Black Sabbath album?  (Of the “Official” albums)

Paranoid 18.2% (1084 Votes)
Sabbath Bloody Sabbath 11.1% (658 Votes)
Master of Reality 10.6% (633 Votes)
Heaven & Hell 9.9% (590 Votes)
Black Sabbath 9.6% (570 Votes)
Sabotage 7.6% (455 Votes)
Reunion 7% (418 Votes)
Volume 4 6.1% (366 Votes)
We Sold Our Soul… 3.9% (237 Votes)
Born Again 2.8% (168 Votes)
Dehumanizer 1.6% (100 Votes)
Headless Cross 1.4% (87 Votes)
Tyr 1.3% (79 Votes)
Technical Ecstasy 1.2% (75 Votes)
The Mob Rules 1.2% (72 Votes)
Never Say Die 1.1% (71 Votes)
Live Evil 1.1% (67 Votes)
The Eternal Idol 0.6% (41 Votes)
Cross Purposes 0.6% (40 Votes)
The Sabbath Stones 0.6% (39 Votes)
Forbidden 0.5% (31 Votes)
Seventh Star 0.4% (26 Votes)
Cross Purposes Live 0.3% (19 Votes)

Total votes – 5,924.  Poll ran from January 11th to February 18th, 2000.

You can view a graphical representation of the votes here.


Poll #3:  What should Sabbath do in 2000? 

Record a new album with Ozzy and tour 50.9% (1336 Votes)
Do what Genesis did in the 80’s and alternate between Sabbath & solo stuff 13% (343 Votes)
Record a new album with Ozzy 12.9% (341 Votes)
Bring back Tony Martin and carry on as they were before the Reunion 8.6% (227 Votes)
Continue to tour with Ozzy just on old material 6.7% (177 Votes)
Call it quits 4.6% (121 Votes)
Bring in a new singer 3% (79 Votes)

Total votes – 2,624.  Poll ran from December 22nd, 1999 to January 11th, 2000.

You can view a graphical representation of the votes here.


Poll #2:  Who is your favourite Sab drummer?

Bill Ward – 71.6% (4443 Votes)
Cozy Powell – 13.6% (849 Votes)
Vinny Appice – 4.9% (310 Votes)
Bobby Rondinelli – 2.6% (163 Votes)
Bev Bevan – 2.4% (154 Votes)
Eric Singer – 1.8% (112 Votes)
Terry Chimes – 1.7% (108 Votes)
Mike Bordin – 0.9% (62 Votes)

Total votes – 6,201.  Poll ran from October 21st to December 22nd, 1999.

You can view a graphical representation of the votes here.


Poll #1:  Who is your favourite Sab singer?

Ozzy Osbourne – 73.2% (5814 votes)
Ronnie James Dio – 15.4% (1224 votes)
Tony Martin – 5.5% (440 votes)
Ian Gillan – 4.2% (339 votes)
Glenn Hughes – 0.9% (79 votes)
Ray Gillen – 0.4% (37 votes)

Total votes – 7,933.  Poll ran from August 26th to October 21st, 1999.

You can view a graphical representation of the votes here.