Founding Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward would “love to” make new album with original line-up

The original Black Sabbath line-up (L-R: Bill Ward, Ozzy Osbourne, Geezer Butler, Tony Iommi) at their reunion announcement in 2011. Credit: Axel Koester/Corbis via Getty Images

“I’m not done with the Black Sabbath legacy”

Bill Ward, founding drummer of Black Sabbath, says he’s “not done” with the band’s legacy, and would “love” to make a new album with the band’s original line-up.

Ward left the iconic Birmingham band in 2012, just ahead of their most recent studio album, 2013’s ’13’. Ozzy Osbourne later stated that Ward was physically unable to play on the album and subsequent tour, though at the time the drummer cited contractual issues. READ MORE