Original Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward will not be reuniting with the rest of the band this summer. Ward issued an official statement regarding the manner on his website BillWard.com. He is especially sorry that he cannot perform with guitarist Tony Iommi who has been battling cancer.
From a Sabbath’s fan perspective, this is very bad news. Without Bill, there is no full reunion. It’s a shame that differences or greed, or whatever may be, cannot be put aside. These dudes go way back. Money, lawyers, egos, etc should never get in the way of a history that these legends share. Pathetic. Of course, Bill is most likely not to blame…hmmm.