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May 18th, 2012

Black Sabbath HAVE responded to Bill Ward’s statement….in the pettiest way imaginable.

Black Sabbath Bill Ward Is Out promo photo Thrash Hits

Y’know when Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, and Geezer Butler released that terse little statement yesterday, saying they weren’t going to respond at length to Bill Ward’s prior essay on the ins and outs of why he wasn’t going to be part of this year’s Black Sabbath reunion? Well, it turns out they’ve responded to it in a different way.

And it’s one of the pettiest, most childish – and admittedly, inventive – ways imaginable.

Go on over to the official Black Sabbath website. Wait until the home page loads. What can you see? Can you see it? Here’s a screengrab, in case you’re too lazy to check it properly:

Black Sabbath erase Bill Ward from their website Thrash Hits

As we’re sure the eagle-eyed among you will have already noticed, Black Sabbath have gone in for a little image-pruning on their official website. They’ve gone and removed Bill Ward from every single photo in the background of their website.

They haven’t erased their founding drummer from the website entirely – we suspect it was seen as a step too far to excise him from the band history page altogether, for example – but as far as dick-moves go, scrubbing him out from the photo collages they have on their website is a pretty low blow for three grown men to throw.

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  • Premiermaple

    IOMMI WEASEL WORD MUNGER, BUTLER SNEAKY SNIDE SILENT TYPE,OSBOURNE DRIBBLING EMBARRASSING INADEQUATE WHOSE DECISIONS ARE MADE FOR HIM ….WARD THE MOST HONEST GENUINE INTELLIGENT SINCERE PHILOSOPHICAL ONE AMONGST THEM….THE SABBATH MANAGEMENT HAVE CONNED THE PUBLIC LAST NOV INTO EXPECTING A FULL RE-UNION.THEY SHOULD BE ASHAMED SADLY A FEW THOUSAND INTOXICATED ROCK FANS AT DOWNLOAD ON THE SUNDAY NIGHT WONT CARE ABOUT ETHICS AND HONOR DONALD DUCK CUD BE UP THERE ON DRUMS FOR ALL THEY CARE.

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