Tag Archives: Bill Ward

Bill Ward details what he wants in a “signable contract” in new interview

Posted by on April 17, 2015

Founding Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward took to Facebook two days ago asking for an apology from one-time bandmate Ozzy Osbourne. Yesterday, Ozzy responded, “What the fuck are you on about?” Now today, Ward opens up in a Rolling Stone interview which was took place previous to Ozzy’s statement. Said Ward about getting a “signable contract,” “I wanted to earn some better […]

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Ozzy Osbourne (or Sharon) fires back at Bill Ward

Posted by on April 17, 2015

When former Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward took to his social media to ask Ozzy Osbourne for a public apology, we mentioned that he was essentially declaring war on Ozzy and his manager, who happens to be his wife Sharon. Well, it certainly didn’t take long. Yesterday, Ozzy struck back at Ward via his Facebook […]

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Bill Ward wants a public apology from Ozzy

Posted by on April 15, 2015

With so much talk of a another Black Sabbath album and various shows and tours, co-founding drummer Bill Ward has come forward and issued a statement. From Bill Ward’s Facebook page: “There is always speculation about a true, original Sabbath lineup for the next tour or record. With a sad heart, I have to say I will […]

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Today in Metal: ‘Mob Rules’ by Black Sabbath turns 33 years old

Posted by on November 4, 2014

Metal Insider contributor Anthony Maisano is listening to a different metal album that was released on that day every day this year. This is my favorite album of all time. It’s just a masterpiece. This album is EVERYTHING Heaven and Hell was, but with a TON more fire and energy behind the band. Songs like […]

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Ozzy on Bill Ward’s return to Black Sabbath – not my call

Posted by on November 3, 2014

We’ve already known that after one more Black Sabbath album, the band’s done. But in a recent interview with Billboard, Ozzy not only reiterated that, but said that they’re done for good. “We’re disbanding the name and everything,” he told the magazine. “They don’t want to tour anymore. I get it. But I love it. […]

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Ozzy Osbourne hopes Bill Ward can return to Black Sabbath

Posted by on October 23, 2014

In an interview with LoudWire, Ozzy Osbourne speaks of another Black Sabbath album and tour, which leads – of course – to the situation with drummer Bill Ward. Said Osbourne, on what it was like playing together as a band again: “The only down thing was that Bill Ward, the drummer, was not on tour with […]

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Today in Metal: ‘Paranoid’ by Black Sabbath turns 44 years old

Posted by on September 18, 2014

Metal Insider contributor Anthony Maisano is listening to a different metal album that was released on that day every day. This is another legendary album. Again. What can I say about this one? After Sabbath came out with their revolutionary debut, they followed it with one of the most famous albums of all time. Period. “Paranoid,” […]

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Today in Metal: ‘Born Again’ by Black Sabbath turns 31 years old

Posted by on August 7, 2014

Metal Insider contributor Anthony Maisano is listening to a different metal album that was released on that day every day this year. 31 years ago today, Deep Purple vocalist Ian Gillan replaced Dio, and gave a whole new style to Black Sabbath with the release of  Born Again. This is the first Sabbath album since […]

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Today in Metal: ‘Headless Cross’ by Black Sabbath turns 25 years old

Posted by on April 17, 2014

Metal Insider contributor Anthony Maisano is listening to a different metal album that was released on that day every day this year. Today, it’s Black Sabbath’s Tony Martin-era magnum opus, Headless Cross. Released on April 17th, 1989. Here we have, in my opinion, the best album of the Tony Martin-era of Sabbath. One of my favorite […]

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Ozzy Osbourne would be up for another Black Sabbath album

Posted by on April 7, 2014

Black Sabbath are currently out on the final leg of touring in support of 13, so it’s about time for people to wonder what the band is going to do when said touring is complete. Is a follow-up to 13 possible? If so, Ozzy is apparently up for it: “Everybody asks me if there’s going to be a […]

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