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Bill Ward Says He Volunteered to Fire Ozzy Osbourne From Black Sabbath in 1979

When the members of Black Sabbath decided Ozzy Osbourne needed to go in 1979, drummer Bill Ward volunteered for the difficult task of telling him he was out of a job.

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Black Sabbath (With Bill Ward and Minus Ozzy) Accept Ivor Novello Lifetime Achievement Award

Bill Ward joined Black Sabbath bandmates Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler in accepting the Ivor Novello Lifetime Achievement honor for songwriting.

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Bill Ward Says Ozzy Osbourne’s Fans ‘F—ing Hate Me’

For all the public squabbling between Ozzy Osbourne and Bill Ward over the past few years, the former Black Sabbath drummer maintains that he holds no grudges toward anybody.

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Bill Ward Talks New Solo Albums, Admits ‘Grieving the Loss’ of His Friendship With Ozzy

Whatever the final outcome of Bill Ward's sad public feud with his Black Sabbath bandmates, the veteran drummer definitely isn't wasting his time away from the group.

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Bill Ward Seeks Ozzy Osbourne Apology Before Considering Black Sabbath Return

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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Bill Ward Rips Ozzy Osbourne: ‘I’ve Lost a Friend, As Far As I’m Concerned’

Original Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward talks about recent health struggles and his troubled relationship with singer Ozzy Osbourne.

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

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’

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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Drummer Bill Ward Reveals He ‘Can’t Listen’ To Black Sabbath’s ’13′ Album

While the rest of of the world has embraced Black Sabbath's latest album, '13' with open arms, one person who can't bare to listen to the disc is the band's estranged drummer Bill Ward.

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Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi Sends Best Wishes to Bill Ward After Drummer’s Recent Surgery

Although original Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward may be estranged from the pioneering heavy metal band, Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi definitely still cares about his former bandmate. Yesterday, we reported that Ward had successfully undergone surgery for diverticulitis. In response to the news, Iommi wished Ward the best via the guitarist's official website.

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Bill Ward Undergoes Surgery

Former Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward recently underwent surgery on his colon. He is expected to make a full recovery.

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Bill Ward Credits A Beatles Song for Helping Him Get Sober

Listening to the Beatles' 'A Day in the Life' has proved a crucial musical experience for many rock fans, but former Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward might have a story that trumps them all.

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