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Bill Ward

Bill Ward

Real/full name:
William Thomas Ward
66 (born May 5th, 1948)
Place of origin:
United Kingdom (Birmingham)


Bill Ward is an English musician and visual artist, one of the founding fathers of heavy metal who helped birth the genre as a founding member of Black Sabbath alongside Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler and Ozzy Osbourne.

As one of the most influential drummers in metal genre, he played with the band since 1968 until 1980 after recording the album Heaven and Hell with Ronnie James Dio, who replaced ...


Bill also made a cameo appearance in the video for Trouble's "Run to the Light".

Bill Ward

Vocals, Drums, Keyboards

1990 Snakes & Ladders (Single) Vocals, Drums, Keyboards
1990 Ward One: Along the Way Percussion (tracks 5, 9), Piano (tracks 6, 9), Vocals (tracks 1, 2, 4, 6-12), Drums (tracks 3, 4, 6-12), Keyboards (tracks 4, 8)
1997 When the Bough Breaks Vocals, Songwriting, Lyrics
2003 Straws (Single) Drums, Vocals, Keyboards

Black Sabbath

Drums (1969-1980, 1983, 1984, 1994, 1997-2006, 2011-2012)

1969 The Rebel (Demo) Drums
1969 Evil Woman (Demo) Drums
1970 The Wizard (Single) Drums
1970 Evil Woman (Single) Drums
1970 Black Sabbath Drums
1970 Paranoid (Single) Drums
1970 Paranoid Drums
1971 Paranoid EP (EP) Drums
1971 Sweet Leaf (Single) Drums
1971 Children of the Grave (Single) Drums
1971 Master of Reality Lyrics (track 2), Drums, Songwriting (track 1, 3, 4, 6-9)
1971 Iron Man (Single) Drums
1972 Wicked World (Single) Drums
1972 Paranoid '72 (Single) Drums
1972 Tomorrow's Dream (Single) Drums
1972 Snowblind (EP) Drums
1972 Black Sabbath Vol. 4 Drums
1973 Sabbath Bloody Sabbath / Changes (Single) Drums
1973 Changes (Single) Drums
1973 Sabbath Bloody Sabbath / Looking for Today / Sabbra Cadabra (EP) Drums
1973 Sabbath Bloody Sabbath Drums
1975 Am I Going Insane / Hole in the Sky (Single) Drums
1975 Sabotage Drums
1976 Back Street Kids (Single) Drums
1976 Gypsy (Single) Drums
1976 It's Alright (Single) Drums
1976 Technical Ecstasy Drums, Lead Vocals on Track 3
1977 Paranoid / Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (Single) Drums
1978 Never Say Die (Single) Drums
1978 Hard Road (Single) Drums
1978 Never Say Die! Drums, Vocals (lead) (track 9), Vocals (backing) (track 4)
1980 Lady Evil / Children of the Sea (Single) Drums
1980 Heaven and Hell Drums
1980 Live at Last (Live album) Drums
1980 Neon Knights / Children of the Sea (Live) (Single) Drums
1980 Die Young (Single) Drums
1982 Turn Up the Night (Single) Drums (Track 2)
1983 Trashed (Single) Drums
1983 Born Again Drums, Percussion
1986 RSVP Music Videos: Heavy Metal (Split video) Drums
1989 Smoke on the Water (Split) Drums
1991 The Black Sabbath Story Volume I: 1970-1978 (Video) Drums
1991 The Ozzy Osbourne Years (Compilation) Drums
1992 The Black Sabbath Story Volume II: 1978-1992 (Video) Drums
1994 Never Say Die (Video) Drums
1998 Reunion (Live album) Drums
1998 Psycho Man (Single) Drums
1999 The Last Supper (Video) Drums
1999 Black Mass (EP) Drums
2002 Past Lives (Live album) Drums
2002 The Black Sabbath Story Volume Two (Video) Drums
2002 The Black Sabbath Story Volume One (Video) Drums
2010 Classic Albums: Paranoid (Video) Drums
2010 Frantic / Paranoid (Split) Drums
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Max Havoc

Drums, Vocals (backing)


Drums (1968-?)

The Rest



2000 Iommi Drums (on track 9)

Ozzy Osbourne

1993 Live & Loud (Live album) Drums (on "Black Sabbath")
1993 Live & Loud (Video) Drums (on "Black Sabbath")

Bill Ward

1997 When the Bough Breaks Mixing (executive producer), Co-producer
2003 Straws (Single) Co-producer
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Added on: 2011-04-09 11:26:02 Last modified on: 2014-10-24 09:44:36
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