Archives for May 2004

Bill Ward Speaks Out Again

Short and sweet. In the wee hours of the morning, I got another statement from Bill Ward regarding Ozzfest 2004. Head on over to Bill Ward’s site to check it out. UPDATE: There is an additional note to Bill’s most recent statement, go check out his site for further details.

Great Tony Iommi Interview

There is a really great new interview with Tony Iommi up on the Rhino website. Rhino as you know are the folks who put out Black Box, the totally awesome new Black Sabbath box set. In this interview which is a streaming media file from the Rhino website, Tony talks about a lot of things. […]

Bill Ward Speaks Out on Ozzfest 2004

Earlier today, the news broke that Black Sabbath was to headline Ozzfest 2004, with a lineup of Ozzy Osbourne/Tony Iommi/Geezer Butler/Mike Bordin – without Bill Ward on drums. Here is a statement from Bill Ward about Ozzfest 2004. “Dear Sabbath People, This morning I received the very sad news that Mike Bordin is to play […]

Black Sabbath to Play Ozzfest 2004 – Sort Of

This morning came some news that a lot of us were waiting for. The Reuters news service is running the following story about Black Sabbath playing Ozzfest… LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – British heavy metal pioneers Black Sabbath will reunite for the first time since 2001 for Ozzfest, which begins July 10 in Hartford, Conn., a […]

The “Ozzfest Announcement”

A couple of days ago a note went up on saying there was a “major announcement” to be made on the website. It was widely speculated that it would be an announcement that the headline act was no longer Ozzy Osbourne, but Black Sabbath. The announcement was finally posted this afternoon (as I […]