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Judas Priest vs. Ozzy Osbourne – Classic Cage Match

Judas Priest vs Ozzy Osbourne
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It was a tight battle, but Judas Priest‘s ‘Breaking the Law’ emerged victorious over the returning champ, Motorhead’s ‘Ace of Spades,’ in the latest Classic Cage Match. The hard-driving riffs of the 1980 classic alongside Rob Halford’s very distinctive vocals have made ‘Breaking the Law’ a metal anthem over the years. But how will the song do against another ’80s metal powerhouse?

That’s right — Ozzy Osbourne is entering the Classic Cage Match with ‘Crazy Train,’ the instantly recognizable single from his 1980 solo album, ‘Bizzard of Ozz.’ Whether it be Randy Rhoads’ riffing or Osbourne’s “ay, ay, ay, ay” to start off the song, the track has become cemented in the minds of many rock and metal fans. But does it have what it takes to best ‘Breaking the Law’?

That will be up to you. Listen to both Judas Priest’s ‘Breaking the Law’ and Ozzy Osbourne’s ‘Crazy Train’ and tell us which deserves to advance in this Classic Cage Match battle by voting in the poll below.

(This Cage Match will run until Friday, April 11, at 2PM ET. Fans can vote once per hour! So come back and vote often to make sure your favorite song wins!)

Judas Priest, ‘Breaking the Law’

Ozzy Osbourne, ‘Crazy Train’

Rules of Classic Cage Match:


Classic Cage Match songs must be at least 10 years old. Fans can vote once per hour for their favorite song. If a band remains the reigning champ for five straight cage matches, they are entered into the Loudwire Classic Cage Match Hall of Fame. With so many great songs out there, we have to give other bands a chance!

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