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Roger Taylor vs. Bill Ward: March Drum Madness

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Ethan Miller / Kevin Winter, Getty Images

Roger Taylor and Bill Ward have pounded their opponents during the opening rounds of our March Drum Madness competition, but now they face their toughest battle — each other.

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Joey Kramer vs. Bill Ward: March Drum Madness

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Christopher Polk / Kevin Winter, Getty Images

Two drummers from influential bands that came of age in the '70s and still carry on today face off in the second round of March Drum Madness.

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Phil Collins Vs. Bill Ward: March Drum Madness

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Francis Tsang / Kevin Winter, Getty Images

In 1970, Phil Collins and Bill Ward were at the beginning of their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame careers, but they took far different paths to get there.

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Ozzy Osbourne Is Open to Black Sabbath Reunion With Bill Ward

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Kevin Winter, Getty Images

As Black Sabbath start work on a new record, Ozzy Osbourne says he'd consider a reunion with the band's original drummer -- but only on one condition.

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

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

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Black Sabbath’s Bill Ward Calls John Bonham The ‘Finest Rock Drummer’

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Scott Gries, Getty Images/Hulton Archive

Co-founding Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward paid tribute to his contemporary in Led Zeppelin on his 'Rock 50' radio show (embedded above), saying, "If you want to strive toward something, just listen to John Bonham."

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Bill Ward Recovering from Shoulder Surgery

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Many of us thought Ozzy Osbourne was being somewhat insulting when he suggested Bill Ward wasn't in good enough shape for the Black Sabbath reunion, but maybe he wasn't far off the mark.

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Bill Ward Can’t Bear to Listen to Black Sabbath’s New Album

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Kevin Winter, Getty Images

Drummer Bill Ward tried to listen to '13,' the album Black Sabbath recorded without him following a contract dispute, but he had to stop after only a few difficult moments.

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Bill Ward Undergoes Surgery

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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

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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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