Tag Archives: Bill Ward

Black Sabbath’s Bill Ward dedicates new song “Arrows” to Las Vegas shooting victims

Posted by on October 1, 2019

Black Sabbath’s Bill Ward has released a new song “Arrows.” The track is dedicated to the victims of the 2017 Las Vegas mass shooting that took place exactly two years ago today (1st). Honoring the victims on the shooting’s second anniversary, Ward’s new song features drummer Brian Tichy (Whitesnake, Foreigner, Ozzy Osbourne), bassist James LoMenzo […]

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Black Sabbath reunites with Bill Ward at “Grammy Salute to Music Legends”

Posted by on May 13, 2019

On Saturday (11th), the Grammy Salute to Music Legends was hosted in Los Angeles, CA and Black Sabbath members Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler attended. During the night, the two reunited with the band’s original drummer Bill Ward and were honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the The Recording Academy. Rival Sons performed a […]

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Former Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward cancels Day of Errors tour due to health concern

Posted by on November 21, 2017

Former Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward spent some time in the hospital this past weekend due to heart problems and needs to spend time recovering. As a result, he’s cancelled dates with his current band, Day of Errors: Read his official Facebook statement below: “Bill Ward/Day Of Errors Tour Dates Canceled Hi Everyone, It’s with […]

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Former Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward reveals his top ten favorite metal albums

Posted by on July 12, 2017

Former Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward revealed his top ten favorite metal albums of all time via Rolling Stone. Out of all of the recent lists, we have seen thus far, he is the only one who included one of his. Additionally, it’s a rather surprising diverse list ranging from the most recent 2017’s Dead […]

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The Ozzy Osbourne/Bill Ward war of words continues

Posted by on September 2, 2016

With Black Sabbath inching towards the end of their touring career, you’d think that Ozzy Osbourne and former drummer Bill Ward would mend fences. In fact, if Ward was to pop up at the occasional Sabbath gig Steven Adler style, it would make everyone in the audience extremely happy to see at least a temporary reunion […]

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Album anniversary: Black Sabbath, ‘Masters of Reality’ turns 45

Posted by on July 21, 2016

White it’s roots have been around for years, heavy metal as we know it has existed for 46 years now. It was ushered in on February 15th, 1970 with the release of Black Sabbath’s self-titled LP. And while many bands take years (or if you’re Tool, decades) to release follow-up albums, on this day in […]

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Criminally Slept-On: Black Sabbath (The Other Guys)

Posted by on February 25, 2016

In Criminally Slept-On, Schuler Benson takes a look at some of the most underrated tracks from his favorite prolific bands’ back catalogs. Black Sabbath became particularly relevant to me in the late 90’s. My dad had already introduced me to their Ozzy-era music when I was younger, so by the time the Reunion double live […]

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Geezer Butler apologizes for misleading Black Sabbath fans

Posted by on January 28, 2016

In a recent interview, Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler stated that original drummer Bill Ward was given the opportunity to play Black Sabbath’s last show, but he decided that he didn’t want to do that. However, Ward quickly made a Facebook post stating that he was never offered the opportunity to play with Black Sabbath, and […]

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Bill Ward was given a chance to play Black Sabbath’s final show.

Posted by on January 25, 2016

Last week, Black Sabbath kicked off their final tour, and as many know, they did so without founding drummer Bill Ward. And whether he’s not playing because of financial concerns (he says) or poor health (Sabbath says), the fact remains that a lot of people would prefer to see Sabbath go out the way they came […]

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Geezer says health, not money, is why BIll Ward isn’t with Black Sabbath

Posted by on January 20, 2016

Today, Black Sabbath kick off their last tour ever. And as many know, it’ll be without original drummer Bill Ward. This time last year, Ward and Ozzy Osbourne were in a very public war of words about the band’s decision to move on without him. The “he said-he said” didn’t find any party winning, with Ozzy […]

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