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Bill Ward Responds To Ozzy Osbourne With New Open Letter

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The back and forth venom between founding Black Sabbath members Bill Ward and Ozzy Osbourne continues.

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Bill Ward: ‘I’m Quite Capable of Playing a Complete F—ing Black Sabbath Set’

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The Bill Ward vs. Black Sabbath battle continues with a new interview in Rolling Stone.

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Ozzy Osbourne Responds to Drummer Bill Ward: ‘Physically, You Know You Were F—ed’

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Late last night (April 16), Ozzy publicly responded to Ward, but the drummer didn't quite get the response he was hoping for.

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Bill Ward Seeks Ozzy Osbourne Apology Before Considering Black Sabbath Return

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Drummer Bill Ward says it will take a "righting of the wrongs" by Ozzy Osbourne and being presented a signable contract for him to return to Black Sabbath.

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Deftones Resume Writing for New Album, Welcome Black Sabbath Legend Bill Ward Into the Studio

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Deftones are back writing for a new album, and they recently received a studio visit from legendary Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward.

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Ozzy Osbourne Says Black Sabbath Will ‘Disband’ After Final Tour, Hopes Bill Ward Rejoins Band

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According to vocalist Ozzy Osbourne, Sabbath will disband after one more album and touring cycle.

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Bill Ward Praises Metallica’s Lars Ulrich: ‘I Think He’s Absolutely Incredible’

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Former Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward praises the playing of Metallica's Lars Ulrich.

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Estranged Black Sabbath Drummer Bill Ward Says He’s ‘Lost a Friend’ in Ozzy Osbourne

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Black Sabbath may have enjoyed major returns for their reunion on their '13' album, but founding drummer Bill Ward missed out on the disc after engaging in a very public contract dispute with the other original members. Not only did he miss out on the album, Ward says it's also damaged his relationship with singer Ozzy Osbourne.

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Bill Ward Details Recent Health Setbacks, Current Recovery and Future Projects

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Former Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward has struggled with a few health issues lately, but the man is healing up and will soon sit behind the kit once again. In a new update from Ward himself, the drummer writes about shoulder surgery, contracting perforated diverticulitis, rehab and when exactly he plans on being back.

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Black Sabbath’s Geezer Butler on Bill Ward: ‘We Desperately Wish That It Had Worked With Him’

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Black Sabbath have had a monster year in 2013, but it almost didn't happen at all. On top of guitarist Tony Iommi's lymphoma diagnosis, original drummer Bill Ward pulled out of the Sabbath reunion due to contractual issues. Although Black Sabbath have captured success with Brad Wilk in the studio and Tommy Clufetos on tour, both Tony Iommi and bassist Geezer Butler have reiterated that they wished it had all worked out with Ward.

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