Not really a band per se, since Ozzy is the only permanent member of his solo act, but what list would be complete without the Prince of Darkness? Even though his most recent works have been terrible, his stuff up through No More Tears is for the most part, great. The former Black Sabbath singer has one of the most distinctive voices in heavy metal and really did not miss a beat between leaving the pioneering group and starting his own project. It certainly helps that he has always surrounded himself with high quality musicians, including most notably fantastic guitar players such as Randy Rhoads, Jake Lee, Zakk Wylde, and now Gus G.
FAVORITE ALBUM: DIARY OF A MADMAN