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Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Black Sabbath: Bill Ward Discusses "Master of Reality" and "Born Again" in new 62 Min Podcast
On a very special episode of the"Glory Is Noise"online radio show, host Joel Gaustenwelcomes legendaryBlack SabbathdrummerBill Ward for a discussion on the upcoming 40th anniversary ofSabbath's"Master Of Reality"record, the recent deluxe re-release of the band's 1983 album "Born Again"andBill's ongoing work with charities. The 62-minute episode can be heard on this location.
A founding member ofBlack Sabbath,Bill Wardplayed drums on the band's first nine albums before departing in 1980 to begin an ultimately-successful battle against addiction. After briefly returning toBlack Sabbath in 1983 for the"Born Again"sessions, he left the band again to pursue a solo project that has so far produced two albums (1990's"Ward One: Along The Way"and 1997's"When The Bough Breaks"). He rejoined Black Sabbath for a reunion of the original lineup in 1997 and has remained with the band ever since. In 2002, he released"Straws", a special CD single sold to raise funds for theVietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, theAlice Faith Mittelman Foundation, theChildren Affected by AIDS Foundationand theNational Veterans Foundation. In addition, Ward has appeared in several music-related books, includingJoel Gausten's 2010 release,"From Satan to Sabbath: The Metal Interviews 2000-2009", available atthis location.