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Black Sabbath Star Bill Ward Undergoes Surgery

Former Black Sabbath rocker Bill Ward is recovering after undergoing surgery to repair a perforation in the wall of his intestine.The drummer, who refused to be part of the current band reunion, is expected to...

Ozzy Osbourne Angers Fans With Brazilian Flag

Black Sabbath frontman Ozzy Osbourne enraged fans while performing in Argentina by waving a Brazilian flag on stage.The band was close to finishing its set in La Plata on Sunday (06Oct13) when a cheeky fan...

Sharon Osbourne Demanded Ozzy Divorce Over Addictions

Sharon Osbourne demanded a divorce when she found out Ozzy was back on drugs.The 'X Factor' UK judge was surprised her husband - whose drug and alcohol addiction spiralled out of control over the last...

Ozzy Osbourne And Danny Trejo Honoured At Eyegore Awards

Black Sabbath rockers Ozzy Osbourne and Geezer Butler and movie tough guy Danny Trejo were honoured at the Eyegore Awards show at the Universal Studios themepark in California on Friday (20Sep13) .The rockers and Trejo...

Sharon Osbourne Was Too Ill To See Backstreet Boys

Sharon Osbourne had to miss a Backstreet Boys concert because she was ill with food poisoning.The TV star - who is married to Black Sabbath rocker Ozzy Osbourne - had been set to watch the...

Tony Iommi: 'We Turned Down Ginger Baker Idea'

Black Sabbath ruled out the option of hitting the recording studio with legendary drummer Ginger Baker because they didn't want to have to deal with "problems" the eccentric former Cream would bring with him.Producer Rick...

Carl Palmer Missed Out On Becoming Black Sabbath's Drummer

Rock legend Carl Palmer had to turn down the chance to become Black Sabbath's new drummer when the heavy metal stars reunited in 2011 because he was too busy touring with supergroup Asia.The former Emerson,...

Black Sabbath Fan Jake Bugg

Jake Bugg is a Black Sabbath fan. The 'Lightning Bolt' singer may be famous for his folk styling and acoustic tracks, but he is impressed by '13', the heavy metal legends' first album with original...

Geezer Butler: 'Black Sabbath Tour Will Probably Be The Last'

Black Sabbath star Geezer Butler has sparked rumours the rock veterans will be hanging up their instruments after completing their current world tour, by insisting the trek will "probably be the last".The Paranoid hitmakers kicked...

Black Sabbath Lead Classic Rock Roll Of Honour Awards

Veteran rockers Black Sabbath look set to dominate the Classic Rock Roll of Honour awards after landing a slew of top nominations and a career achievement prize.Ozzy Osbourne's band will be feted with the Living...

Black Sabbath Named Living Legends By Classic Rock

Black Sabbath will receive the Living Legend Award at the Classic Rock Roll of Honour in November.The hard rock icons - Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi and Geezer Buttler - will accept the prize at the...

Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines' Earns Him First No. 1 Debut In Album Chart

Robin Thicke is having one heck of a summer so far, seeing his single 'Blurred Lines' climb to the top of just about every singles chart across the globe. With the release of his new...

Ozzy Osbourne: Black Sabbath Drummer Was 'Too Overweight' To Reunite

Ozzy Osbourne says Black Sabbath's original drummer is ''too overweight'' to play their reunion tour.The 'God Is Dead?' singer claims Bill Ward's health was a concern when they thought about him returning for their gruelling...

Ozzy Osbourne: 'I Don't Want To Be Responsible For Former Drummer's Life'

Ozzy Osbourne has reignited his feud with former Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward by suggesting the old rocker is out of shape.Ward pulled out of Black Sabbath reunion plans last year (12) following a contract...

Black Sabbath Maze Set To Terrify Halloween Fans

The reunited Black Sabbath are set to scare up a storm at one of Los Angeles' leading themeparks this Halloween (31Oct13) after joining forces with maze designers at Universal Studios Hollywood.Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi and...

Black Sabbath Star Bill Ward To Release Art Collection Online

Former Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward has created a new art collection by using drumsticks as paint brushes.His Absence Of Corners creations, which will be released on his BillWardDrumArt.com website on 1 August (13), used...

Ozzy Osbourne Stole As A Youngster

Ozzy Osbourne was a hapless thief in his youth.The Black Sabbath singer revealed he had little success when he tried to venture into a life of crime because he was a ''f***ing idiot''.He told Shortlist.com:...

Black Sabbath Score Their First Ever Us Number One Album And Another Could Be On Its Way

Black Sabbath are back, well and truly too, with the Gods of metal scoring their first ever number one album on the US Billboard Chart, with their comeback album 13 shooting to the top of...

Black Sabbath Roadie Dies In Motorbike Accident

Black Sabbath's reunion tour and album successes have been marred by the death of a longtime former roadie.Eddie 'The Rocker' Norton, 62, was killed when he lost control of his motorbike in Thailand and crashed...

Ozzy Osbourne Made 13 Because He 'Needed The Money'

Ozzy Osbourne made Black Sabbath's '13' because he ''needed the money''.The singer reunited with original band members Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler in 2011 to record their first album together since 1979, and Ozzy admits...

Black Sabbath Plan Another New Album, Want Bill Ward Back

The reunited Black Sabbath are planning to record and release another album following the success of 13, which has topped the charts around the world - and they are hoping former drummer Bill Ward will...

Ozzy Osbourne Wants To Renew Vows With Sharon

Ozzy Osbourne reportedly wants to renew his wedding vows to wife Sharon.The couple have endured a turbulent few months and were living apart for a period after Ozzy relapsed into drug and alcohol abuse.Although Sharon...

43 Years Later, Black Sabbath Finally Take Over The Billboard Chart

Is it possible that in the 43 years since Black Sabbath’s debut on Billboard, the band have never had a number 1? Not only is it possible, it was true, until this week they finally...

Black Sabbath Make Ozzy's Dreams Come True With U.s. Number One

Ozzy Osbourne's album chart dreams have come true - Black Sabbath have stormed to the top of the Billboard 200 countdown with their comeback album.The rocker recently confessed he really wanted a number one in...

Chad Smith Disappointed By Black Sabbath Snub

Red Hot Chili Peppers star Chad Smith was disappointed not to have been asked to join Black Sabbath to work on the band's new album and felt "drummer envy" when the job went to Brad...

Black Sabbath Win Double At Golden Gods

Black Sabbath won two awards at last night's (17.06.13) Metal Hammer Golden Gods.The heavy metal pioneers received the Best UK Band trophy at the magazine's annual ceremony, as well as Best Album for their new...

Black Sabbath's Comeback Honoured At Golden Gods Prizegiving

Black Sabbath were the toast of the heavy rock crowd on Monday (17Jun13) when they won two top trophies at the Metal Hammer Golden Gods prizegiving.The heavy rockers' long-awaited comeback project, 13, was named Best...

Black Sabbath Nab First Number One Album In 43 Years

It's taken 43 years, countless splits, reunions and line-up changes, but Black Sabbath have soared to the top of the UK Album Chart to claim their first number one album in over 40 years. 13...

Ozzy Osbourne Hated Being On The Osbournes

Ozzy Osbourne used to hate being on 'The Osbournes'.The Black Sabbath rocker claims he ''never watched one f****ing episode'' of his MTV reality show, which ran from 2002 to 2005 and followed his family's antics,...

Black Sabbath Back At Number One With 13

Ozzy Osbourne and his Black Sabbath bandmates are back at the top of the U.K. albums chart for the first time in nearly 43 years.The heavy rockers' long-awaited comeback project, 13, beats Beady Eye's Be...

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