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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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Metallica, Iron Maiden + Black Sabbath Get Folk Makeover by The Avett Brothers on ‘Jimmy Fallon’

Are you an indie-loving hipster scared of listening to something manly? Are you curious about making the jump from flower-sniffing, ironic mustache wearing, jingle-jangle ditties to music with actual testosterone? Jimmy Fallon and the Avett Brothers have you covered.

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35 Years Ago: Black Sabbath’s ‘Never Say Die!’ Released

Much has been made - and rightly so - about Black Sabbath’s almost-reunion, minus founding drummer Bill Ward, to record 2013’s ‘13’ album, an astounding 35 years after Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler last collaborated on an LP, ‘Never Say Die!,’ which was released on Sept. 28, 1978.

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41 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Release ‘Vol. 4′

Metal pioneers Black Sabbath were reaching beyond their heavy musical roots by the time they recorded their fourth album in 1972, coming up with an amalgam of classic heavy riffing, a growing sense of melody, and even some touches of progressive rock. The album endures as a classic today - even though it was almost derailed by the band's growing substance abuse.

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Black Sabbath Is Featured In Universal Studios 3D Halloween Maze This Year

Here's a peek at what they've cooked up at Universal Studios Hollywood with Black Sabbath.

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Tony Iommi on Challenges of Touring With Black Sabbath While Undergoing Cancer Treatment

This year marked the triumphant return of Black Sabbath and their disc ’13.’ Many Sabbath fans probably thought the day would never come when the band would not only release a disc of new material but also tour in support of it, and with good reason.

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Carl Palmer Says He Was Approached About Joining Black Sabbath

We knew Rick Rubin floated the idea of bringing in Ginger Baker to replace Bill Ward in Black Sabbath, but it turns out the band considered some other famous names too.

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Geezer Butler Says Black Sabbath’s Current Trek ‘Will Probably Be the Last Tour’

Black Sabbath have been on a massive high this year, releasing the comeback album '13,' which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard album charts, while embarking on an insanely anticipated North American tour. Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler has performed phenomenally throughout the entire tour, but in a new interview, Butler reveals that the tour will likely be his last.

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Ozzy Osbourne on Bill Ward: ‘He’s Incredibly Overweight. A Drummer Has to Be in Shape’

Black Sabbath are finally able to enjoy the fruits of their reunion. Well over a year-and-a-half after Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler and Bill Ward first announced a new album and world tour, Sabbath have now accomplished both, but without Ward. There has been much discussion over Ward's departure, but in a new interview with Ozzy Osbourne, the singer questioned Ward's ability to perform a two-hour show each night; labeling the drummer as overweight and pointing out Ward's two past heart attacks.

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Bill Ward: ‘I’m the Drummer in Black Sabbath’

It was truly unfortunate when original Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward announced his departure from the iconic heavy metal band's reunion. Although Ward was not a part of Black Sabbath's '13' album or any of the act's touring since the founding lineup reunited in late 2011, Ward still calls himself "the drummer in Black Sabbath."

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Win a Trip to See Black Sabbath in Las Vegas

Live it up in the city of sin and get down to the evilest band in the world this summer. Enter below to see Black Sabbath in Las Vegas – for free!

One winner will receive airfare for two, two tickets to the Sabbath's September 1 show at the MGM Grand, and two nights hotel accommodations – just long enough to rock out with the legendary metal forefathers and have the time of your life in Vegas.

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Former Black Sabbath Roadie Dies After Motorcycle Crash

Eddie "The Rocker" Norton, a well-known former roadie with Black Sabbath and friend of guitarist Tony Iommi, has died after crashing his motorcycle into a sign post in Thailand.

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