Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward looks back at the band’s rise to heavy metal glory, New York debut
Originally Published:Thursday, May 27th 2010, 12:28 PM
Updated: Tuesday, June 1st 2010, 7:33 AM
Four decades after Black Sabbath invaded American shores in 1970 and staked a name for itself on this side of the Atlantic on the stage of a famed New York club, original drummer Bill Ward reminisces with the Daily News about the earliest days of heavy metal.
Forty years later, I remember very well when [guitarist] Tony Iommi, [singer] Ozzy Osbourne, [bassist] Geezer Butler and I first arrived in the United States. We were on a TWA jet and we flew to New York at night. I will always remember seeing the Manhattan skyline and I was absolutely in awe.
Coming over the river from Kennedy Airport into Manhattan itself was absolutely amazing and incredible.
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