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  1. 35 Things You Didn't Know About Black Sabbath's Heaven & Hell 35...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | VH1

    ... other lyrics and a different vocal line than that which appears in the finally released version . 4. Guitarist Tony Iommi makes reference to the alternate recording, as well as much of the madness surrounding Ozzy's departure, in his 2012 ...

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  2. 10 Rock And Metal Musicians Who Defeated Cancer [Columns]Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... chest region near his heart. He pulled through and is still thrashing quite hard with the boys. Metal godfather Tony Iommi of Black Sabbath was diagnosed with the early stages of lymphoma back in 2012. Mr. Metal kept strong, and the band's 2013 ...

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  3. You Think You Know Black Sabbath?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

    ... fill you in on the details of that story, along with the early near-breakup that was averted after guitarist Tony Iommi briefly joined the ranks of a certain well-known British prog band. And that's not all: There's also the strange story ...

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  4. This Day in Music History: April 20thRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | WPLR

    ... Guns N' Roses, Metallica & the surviving members of Queen with guests such as Roger Daltrey, Robert Plant, Tony Iommi, Elton John, David Bowie & Ian Hunter. 1991: Steve Marriott, singer for The Small Faces and Humble Pie died in a fire caused by a ...

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  5. Osbourne refuses to apologize to WardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | FOX16

    Musicians Bill Ward, Ozzy Osbourne, Geezer Butler and Tony Iommi of Black Sabbath appear at a press conference to announce their first new album in 33 years and a world tour in 2012 at the Whiskey A Go-Go on November 11, 2011 in West Hollywood, California. Ozzy Osbourne has refused to apologize to his former Black Sabbath bandmate Bill Ward after the drummer wrote an open letter to the singer asking him for a righting of the wrongs.

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  6. Sleep's 'Dopesmoker'-The Best Stoner Metal Album EverRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | The New York Observer

    ... toe-curling riffs is freaking fantastic from start to finish. Imagine "Sister Ray" recorded by Blue Cheer with Tony Iommi guesting; then imagine it quadrupled in length. Despite a relatively un-varying landscape (it is, after all, one long song), it ...

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  7. Bill Ward Fires Back At Ozzy: 'I'm Quite Capable Of Playing A...Read the original story

    Saturday Apr 18 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    Following Ozzy Osbourne 's shout-out to Bill Ward about the reality behind the drummer's absence from Black Sabbath reunion, Bill has already issued a reply, stressing that he's "quite capable of playing a complete f--king set." As reported, it all began as Ward called out Ozzy to publicly apologize, to which Oz replied: "Wow, Bill, what the f-ck are you on about? I cannot apologize for comments or opinions I may have made about you in the press during Sabbath's ' 13 ' album and tour - physically, you knew you were f--ked.

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  8. Ozzy Osbourne Responds to Black Sabbath Drummer Bi...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Rock102online.com

    Earlier this week, estranged Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward issued a lengthy statement addressing his grievances with his band mates, and calling on singer Ozzy Osbourne to apologize to him over negative comments he made in the press about Ward's health and physical condition. Now, Osbourne has responded to Ward's message with a note of his own , in which he reiterates his belief that the drummer was not in good enough shape to join Sabbath on its recent tours.

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  9. Ozzy Osbourne Responds to Black Sabbath Drummer Bill Ward: "What the F*** Are...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    Earlier this week, estranged Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward issued a lengthy statement addressing his grievances with his band mates, and calling on singer Ozzy Osbourne to apologize to him over negative comments he made in the press about Ward's health and physical condition. Now, Osbourne has responded to Ward's message with a note of his own , in which he reiterates his belief that the drummer was not in good enough shape to join Sabbath on its recent tours.

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  10. Black Sabbath Feud Heats Up As Ozzy Blasts Back at Bill WardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | WebProNews

    Black Sabbath pioneered heavy metal. The original members of Black Sabbath - Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler, and Bill Ward - have not played together as a full foursome since 2012.

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  11. Black Sabbath's Bill Ward: 'I Don't Know If I'm a Member'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | RollingStone

    ... was physically unwell to commit to touring and that the group had decided to move forward without him because of Tony Iommi's lymphoma diagnosis in 2012. "Stop playing the victim and be honest with yourself and our fans," the singer wrote. Ward ...

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  12. Ozzy Osbourne Refuses To Apologize To Bill Ward [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    In a new statement, Black Sabbath frontman Ozzy Osbourne has responded to an open letter from former Sabbath drummer Bill Ward , in which he said that he would not consider rejoining the band unless Ozzy publicly apologized for "chastising" him in the press. As Blabbermouth notes, Ozzy has hit back at the drummer in a statement on his Facebook page, saying that Ward's comments are a " smokescreen " for him not being physically capable of dealing with the rigors of touring: " I never wanted to discuss this in a public forum but Bill's statements left me no option to but to respond honestly.

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  13. The Vinyl Voyager: Black Sabbath's 'Paranoid' - " timelessly relevant and influentialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | State Press

    ... "War Pigs" refines Sabbath's blues roots and then systematically defecates all over it. This 8-minute opus had Tony Iommi playing more iconic guitar riffs than most bands muster in an entire career. Hearing a band in 1970 adhere to subjects this ...

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  14. The Black Sabbath Feud Just Got Much WorseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | RollingStone

    One day after Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward released a 700-word statement blasting frontman Ozzy Osbourne and detailing intra-band squabbles, Osbourne has responded on his Facebook page , bluntly asking, "What the fuck are you on about?" In Wednesday's post, Ward reiterated that he would not rejoin the band until Osbourne apologized for unspecified statements Ward said were insulting to him. "With a sad heart, I have to say I will not participate in any musical undertakings until a righting of the wrongs spoken against me has been achieved," the drummer wrote.

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  15. Bill Ward Blasts Black Sabbath: 'I've Listened to Nothing...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

    ... "He was so out of condition, and the drummer is the most demanding job in the whole band." Osbourne, guitarist Tony Iommi and bassist Geezer Butler wound up recording the band's reunion album 13 with Rage Against the Machine drummer Brad Wilk taking ...

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  16. Bill Ward of Black Sabbath wants apology from Ozzy OsbourneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | National Ledger

    ... stuff under the carpet'' and unless he gets an apology he's finished with Black Sabbath - also comprised of Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler. Bill added in a Facebook post: ''Because I was chastised publicly, I would want him to amend publicly in his ...

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  17. Bill Ward demands a righting of wrongsa from Ozzy OsbourneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    ... and frontman Ozzy has since questioned his former bandmate's abilities. The dispute rumbled on as Osbourne,Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler recorded a new album, "13", and hit the road for a global tour - and there is now talk of a farewell album and ...

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  18. Techno museum to open in FrankfurtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Deutsche Welle

    ... of Records" it's the most expensive guitar in the world - albeit not so suitable for shredding, unless you are Tony Iommi from Black Sabbath that is, who is on hand to give the bejeweled axe a daily work out. With the annual Musikmesse and now with ...

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  19. Bill Ward wants apology from Ozzy OsbourneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | ContactMusic.com

    ... stuff under the carpet'' and unless he gets an apology he's finished with Black Sabbath - also comprised of Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler. Bill added in a Facebook post: ''Because I was chastised publicly, I would want him to amend publicly in his ...

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  20. Bill Ward: Ozzy needs to fix Black SabbathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Music-News.com

    The one downside of the Black Sabbath reunion that has occurred the last couple of years is that only 3/4 of the original line up is participating, Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler. Drummer Bill Ward has been absent due to conflicts with the Sabbath organization.

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