Bill Ward
Born: May
5th, 1948

Influences: Gene Krupa, Buddy Rich, Louie Bellson, Larrie London, Bernard Purdie, Joe Morello, Keif Hartley, Hughie Flint, John Bonham, Ringo Starr, Jim Capaldi, Clive Bunker

Selected Discography
Year CD Title Artist
1997 When the Bough Breaks Bill Ward
2007 The Dio Years Black Sabbath
1971 Paranoid Black Sabbath
1980 Heaven and Hell Black Sabbath
2006 Greatest Hits 1970-1978 Black Sabbath
1971 Master of Reality Black Sabbath
1972 Black Sabbath, Vol. 4 Black Sabbath
1970 Black Sabbath Black Sabbath
2004 Black Box: The Complete Original Black Sabbath (1970-1978) Black Sabbath
2003 Stand Up and Shout: The Dio Anthology Dio
1973 Sabbath Bloody Sabbath Black Sabbath
1975 Sabotage Black Sabbath
2002 Symptom of the Universe: The Original Black Sabbath 1970-1978 Black Sabbath
1983 Born Again Black Sabbath
1976 We Sold Our Soul for Rock 'n' Roll Black Sabbath
1996 The Sabbath Stones Black Sabbath
1997 Ozzman Cometh Ozzy Osbourne
1976 Technical Ecstasy Black Sabbath
1994 Nativity in Black: Tribute to Black Sabbath Various Artists
1998 Reunion Black Sabbath
2002 Past Lives Black Sabbath
1978 Never Say Die! Black Sabbath
2000 Iommi Tony Iommi
1980 Live At Last Black Sabbath
1985 Ward One: Along the Way Bill Ward

Selected DVDs
Year DVD Title Artist
2002 Black Sabbath Story, Vol. 1 Black Sabbath
2002 Black Sabbath Story, Vol. 2 Black Sabbath
1978 Never Say Die Black Sabbath
2002 The Best of Black Sabbath Black Sabbath
2000 The Last Supper Black Sabbath
2006 Rock Milestones: Black Sabbath's Paranoid Black Sabbath
2006 Total Rock Review Black Sabbath

Selected Books
Year  Book Title Author
2007 Rat Salad: Black Sabbath, The Classic Years, 1969-1975 Paul Wilkinson
2006 Sabbath Bloody Sabbath: The Battle for Black Sabbath Garry Sharpe-Young
2002 Diary of a Madman: Ozzy Osbourne: The Stories Behind the Songs Carol Clerk
2002 Black Sabbath: An Oral History Dave Marsh & Mike Stark
2000 Black Sabbath: The Ozzy Osbourne Years Robert V. Conte
2002 Black Sabbath Steven Rosen & Ozzy Osbourne
Bill Ward's Drum Equipment:

Photo Credit: Walter Earl

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