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CBS Records

36 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Fires Ozzy Osbourne

On April 27, 1979, the other members of Black Sabbath decided that they’d finally had enough of lead singer Ozzy Osbourne and his out-of-control behavior and showed him the door.

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Warner Bros.
Warner Bros.

35 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Are Reborn With ‘Heaven and Hell’

Black Sabbath transitioned from Ozzy Osbourne to Ronnie James Dio with 'Heaven and Hell' on April 25, 1980.

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I.R.S.

26 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Begin a Downward Spiral With ‘Headless Cross’

The release of Black Sabbath’s Headless Cross should have been a cause for celebration of the fact that it coincided with their 20th anniversary.

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Kevin Winter, Getty Images

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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You Think You Know Black Sabbath?

There have definitely been a few times when we've learned a little more about the inner workings of Black Sabbath than we might have wanted to know.

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MJ Kim, Getty Images

Bill Ward Doesn’t Know If He’s Still in Black Sabbath

Bill Ward says he's not sure if he's still a member of Black Sabbath, though he notes that he's "neither severed not discontinued my relationship" with the group.

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Fin Costello, Getty Images

35 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Launch First Tour With Ronnie James Dio

Heavy metal overlords Black Sabbath began the second chapter of their storied career in on April 17, 1980, in Aurich, Germany, when they hit the stage for their first show with Ozzy Osbourne’s replacement, Ronnie James Dio.

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Bill Ward Blasts Black Sabbath: ‘I’ve Listened to Nothing but Insults and False Remarks’

Exiled Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward has lashed out at his former bandmates for attacking him with "nothing but insults and false remarks" since his contentious separation from the group back in 2012.

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Kevin Winter, Getty Images

Black Sabbath Cancel Their ‘Farewell’ Show

It looks like Black Sabbath's "farewell" to Japan will have to wait.

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Ethan Miller / Kevin Winter, Getty Images

Roger Taylor vs. Bill Ward: March Drum Madness

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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