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Ozzy Osbourne Says Black Sabbath Contract Disagreement With Bill Ward Never Got Heated

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Bill Ward is not part of the Black Sabbath reunion, but Ozzy Osbourne reiterated that there's still a chance things could work out because the relationship during the disagreement never turned bitter.

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Former Black Sabbath Vocalist Tony Martin Shares His Views on Bill Ward Debacle

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With Black Sabbath recently parting ways with original drummer Bill Ward, former Sabbath vocalist Tony Martin has just weighed in on the issue.

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Black Sabbath’s Ozzy Osbourne Says Door Is Still Open for Drummer Bill Ward

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In a recent interview about the band's headlining spot at this year's Download Festival, Black Sabbath members Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler shed some light on their turmoil with original drummer Bill Ward. Although Iommi described the conflict as a "nonsense" battle between lawyers, Ozzy stated the the door is still open for Ward if he would want to return.

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Bill Ward Issues Response to Geezer Butler’s Letter as Black Sabbath Drama Continues

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After Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler penned an open letter to fans yesterday (May 19) in response to drummer Bill Ward's own letter a few days earlier, Ward responded to Butler's letter earlier today (May 20). It's the latest in the ongoing saga surrounding Ward's departure from the legendary metal band.

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Black Sabbath Issue Statement About Removal of Bill Ward From Photos

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After images of drummer Bill Ward were removed from vintage and classic Black Sabbath photos posted in a background layout and a gallery on the band's updated website caused a media frenzy, the band has issued a short statement via their publicist about the creative cropping and skilled photo editing. Turns out they were acting on a request from Ward via his lawyer.

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Black Sabbath Cut Bill Ward Out of Classic Photos on Updated Website

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When original Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward finally made the official announcement that he would not be joining the band for what would have been metal's biggest reunion, the decision seemed to be more business-related instead of personal. However, Black Sabbath have now made the split with Ward very personal, as pictures of the drummer have been removed from the band's vintage photo gallery.

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Black Sabbath React to Bill Ward’s ‘Statement’

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Black Sabbath are taking the high road after Bill Ward's recent lengthy statement about his non-participation in their reunion.

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Bill Ward Officially Bows Out of Black Sabbath Reunion Shows

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After an incredibly drawn out and heartbreaking process, original Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward has announced to his fans that he will officially not be participating in the Sabbath reunion shows. The legendary drummer wrote a detailed explanation regarding his decision, adding, "I am sincerely passionate in my desire to play with the band, and I’m very, very sorry that it’s fallen to this."

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Drummer Bill Ward ‘Hopeful’ About Rejoining Black Sabbath

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With all the controversy surrounding Bill Ward and his current exit from Black Sabbath's lineup, the drummer has penned an open letter to fans explaining that he has not declined to participate in the reunion, as has been widely reported. He goes onto say that he's 'hopeful' that a solution can be reached and that he can rejoin the band.

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Sharon Osbourne: Black Sabbath Drummer Situation Is ‘Up in the Air’

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Sharon Osbourne recently offered up her knowledge of the ongoing drama between Bill Ward and Black Sabbath, as well as an outlook on guitarist Tony Iommi's bout with Lymphoma.

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