Maybe physical issues were part of Black Sabbath’s failure to reunite without Bill Ward. The band’s original drummer has undergone right-shoulder repair surgery, a procedure that was complicated by a perforated diverticulitis issue.
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Tony Iommi takes a long view on the controversy involving Bill Ward’s absence from the recent Black Sabbath reunion. After all, in a stint with the band that goes back to the 1960s, he’s seen it all before.
‘They were always energetic and that was good for me': Tony Iommi on Black Sabbath’s legacy of drummers
The news that Brad Wilk will be sitting in the drum chair for Black Sabbath’s forthcoming reunion album had us taking a look back at the huge shoes he’ll be filling.
Original drummer Bill Ward says he’d like to put recent contract squabbles behind him and rejoin Black Sabbath, but guitarist Tony Iommi — the only member to play in every one of the band’s many incarnations — says that’s unlikely.
Three of the four original members of Black Sabbath reformed to close out the Download Festival on Sunday, June 10, 2012. See the set list, and fan video of the encore of “Paranoid” here!
After months of wrangling, drummer Bill Ward confirms that he will not be joining the other original members of Black Sabbath in their long-awaited reunion this summer.
For some time, co-founding drummer Bill Ward has said he’s waiting on a “signable contract” before joining the rest of Black Sabbath for its pending reunion project. Now, he’s ready to reveal the sticking points
An August date has been set for a U.S. stop by the reunited Black Sabbath, though whether it will include all four of the legendary metal band’s original members remains to be seen.
Fans have taken to Facebook to lobby for drummer Bill Ward’s inclusion in a reunion of the founding lineup of Black Sabbath. Ward recently dropped out of the reunion project amidst a dispute over compensation, and rumors quickly spread that he’d already been replaced.
The question of whether a Black Sabbath reunion album and tour will proceed without original drummer Bill Ward has been definitively settled