This past weekend's edition of legendary BLACK SABBATH drummer Bill Ward's radio show "Rock 50" included his spotlight on DEEP PURPLE drummer Ian Paice and a tribute to the heroes, victims and families of the September 11, 2001 tragedy.
"Rock 50" with Bill Ward is a monthly show that features hardcore and classic metal presented by one of the originators of the "heavy metal" sound, originating from the beautiful LA Radio Studio overlooking the L.A. Harbor in the historic Ports 'O Call Village in San Pedro, California.
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"Rock 50" is co-hosted and produced by former KNAC personality Mike Stark.
Ward claimed that he sat out the current BLACK SABBATH reunion because of unfair contractual terms, although the members of SABBATH have hinted in other interviews that he wasn't physically up to the task.
Ward was on board for the reunion when it was first announced in November 2011, but backed out soon after.
SABBATH has used Ozzy's regular touring drummer Tommy Clufetos since then for live work. RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE's Brad Wilk laid down the drum tracks on SABBATH's new album, "13", which came out in June 2013.
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