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‘A positive outcome has prevailed’: Black Sabbath’s Bill Ward is recovering from shoulder surgery

‘A positive outcome has prevailed’: Black Sabbath’s Bill Ward is recovering from shoulder surgery

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.

‘We were sort of used to it’: Bill Ward’s latest absence from Black Sabbath wasn’t a surprise

‘We were sort of used to it’: Bill Ward’s latest absence from Black Sabbath wasn’t a surprise

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

‘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.

‘I think it’s gone past that now’: Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi rebuffs reunion talk with Bill Ward

‘I think it’s gone past that now’: Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi rebuffs reunion talk with Bill Ward

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.

See set list and video from Black Sabbath's reunion concert at the Download Festival

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!

'A failure to agree': Drummer Bill Ward confirms that he won't be joining Black Sabbath reunion

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.

Bill Ward outlines 'degrading stipulations' in his still-unsigned Black Sabbath reunion contract

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

Black Sabbath adds unnamed U.S. stop; Bill Ward's status still up in the air

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.

Facebook campaign hopes to rally support for Bill Ward in Black Sabbath reunion project

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.

Black Sabbath reunion will continue, members say, with or without original drummer Bill Ward

The question of whether a Black Sabbath reunion album and tour will proceed without original drummer Bill Ward has been definitively settled