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Black Sabbath Co-founder Bill Ward In Hospital With Heart Issues

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Former Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward has been hospitalized to deal with heart problems which has caused him to cancel all of the upcoming dates for his new band, Day of Errors.

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Bill Ward Has A New Band Day Of Errors

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Bill Ward, the original drummer with Black Sabbath, has announced the formation of a new band.

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Bill Ward Retracks Black Sabbath Slur

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Bill Ward is placing the blame on the media over his comment that Black Sabbath’s album 13 was a “piece of shit”.

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Bill Ward Calls Last Black Sabbath Album “A Pile Of Shit”

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Bill Ward has no love for Black Sabbath’s latest album, 13.

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Ozzy Osbourne Tells Bill Ward ‘Stop Playing The Victim”

by Paul Cashmere

Ozzy Osbourne has responded to a public statement by former Black Sabbath drummer saying he needs to fix the division in Black Sabbath.

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Bill Wards Needs Ozzy Osbourne To Fix Black Sabbath

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

The one downside of the Black Sabbath reunion that has occurred the last couple of years is that only 3/4 of the original lineup is participating, Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler. Drummer Bill Ward has been absent due to conflicts with the Sabbath organization.

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Tony Iommi Wishes Bill Ward A Speedy Recovery After Surgery

by Paul Cashmere

Tony Iommi of Black Sabbath has sent his former drummer Bill Ward his best wishes after learning that Ward had undergone a major operation.

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Ozzy Osbourne Safe After Bacon Tries To Burn His House Down

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

For the second time this year, the Beverly Hills fire department has been called to the Osbourne residence.

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Ozzy Osbourne Talks About Bill Ward Departure

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Ozzy Osbourne isn’t mincing words over why drummer Bill Ward is not part of the Black Sabbath reunion.

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Tony Iommi Donates Old Guitar Strings To Charity

by Paul Cashmere

Black Sabbath founder Tony Iommi has donated his old guitar strings to Wear Your Music, a charity that turns the strings into jewellery.

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Tony Iommi Disappointed Bill Ward Isn’t With Black Sabbath

by Paul Cashmere

Black Sabbath founder Tony Iommi says he is disappointed Black Sabbath’s original drummer Bill Ward didn’t reunite with the band but he also says it isn’t the first time Bill has done a runner.

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Tony Iommi Cut Off Bill Ward Talks Due To ‘Lack Of Time’

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

After months of speculation, the world knows why the Black Sabbath reunion was absent one of its four members, drummer Bill Ward. Guitarist Tony Iommi cut off the talks but not over dollars or arguments. It was because he felt he was short on time.

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Ozzy Osbourne Explains Reason For Bill Ward’s Departure

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Ever since the split of original Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward from the group’s reunion, the world has been under the impression that it was all a contract dispute.

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Black Sabbath Debut New Song In Melbourne SETLIST and VIDEO

by Paul Cashmere

Black Sabbath performed the world premiere of a new song ‘Methademic’ at their first Melbourne show at Rod Laver Arena on Monday night.

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Black Sabbath Publish Final Artwork For 13 Album

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Black Sabbath continues to leak out more and more information on their upcoming album, 13, which is due out on June 11.

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Rick Rubin Discusses New Black Sabbath Release

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Black Sabbath is calling their new album 13, which they will release on June 11 via Vertigo/Republic.

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New Video Of Black Sabbath In The Studio Released

by Music-News.com

Black Sabbath last month announced that their new album would be coming out in June, today we have a new studio clip.

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The Black Sabbath Soap Opera Keeps Getting Sillier

by Paul Cashmere

Black Sabbath ‘Spinal Tap’ story just keeps on going. The latest episode in the band vs Bill Ward bickering comes after their first gig from Ward himself.

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REVIEW: Black Sabbath O2 Academy Birmingham

by Max Power

It was simply amazing! I have to admit I had low expectations especially of Ozzy and his vocal abilities. But they were super tight and he nailed it, a great frontman even now in his 60s.

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UNBELIEVABLE: Black Sabbath Remove Bill Ward Images From Band Website

by Paul Cashmere

Check out the Black Sabbath photo gallery at Blacksabbath.com. Drummer Bill Ward has been erased from history.

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Black Sabbath Respond To Bill Ward Departure

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

To the true fans, Black Sabbath is not Black Sabbath without Ozzy Osbourne, Toni Iommi, Geezer Butler AND Bill Ward. Unfortunately, they will only be getting the first three at any time in the near future.

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Bill Ward Makes His Black Sabbath Departure Official

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward will not be participating in the reunion of the original lineup of Black Sabbath.

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Black Sabbath Cancel Reunion Tour

by Paul Cashmere

Black Sabbath have cancelled their upcoming reunion tour, electing to play just one festival date instead.

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Black Sabbath And Bill Ward Reunion May Still Happen

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

The Bill Ward vs Black Sabbath stand-off isn’t a complete disaster just yet. Ward expects he will be available for the Black Sabbath reunion tour, pending negotiations.

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Sharon Osbourne Did Not Fire Bill Ward From Black Sabbath

by Paul Cashmere

Sharon Osbourne has issued a statement denying she had anything to do with the departure of Black Sabbath founding member Bill Ward from the reformed band.

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Black Sabbath To Continue With Or With Out Bill Ward

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Bill Ward’s threats of not participating in the Black Sabbath reunion will not change plans for the band.

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Bill Ward Throws Black Sabbath Reunion Into Jeopardy

by Paul Cashmere

The 2012 Black Sabbath reunion tour has been thrown in jeopardy with founding member Bill Ward announcing he will not go ahead with the tour unless he is given a “signable contract”.

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Tony Iommi Of Black Sabbath Issues Cancer Statement

by Paul Cashmere

It is still uncertain how Tony Iommi’s news that he has cancer will effect the upcoming Black Sabbath tour.

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Black Sabbath Announce First Reunion Dates

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

For those who couldn’t believe it was real, the reformed original Black Sabbath have set the first twelve dates of their reunion tour.

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Black Sabbath To Reunite for Album and Tour

by Paul Cashmere

The original line-up of Black Sabbath have reunited to record their first album since 1978 and then take the show on the road.

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