"I think it's going to be a bit of a sore point for him. The album went to number one, you know. I don't know what to say to him. I don't hate Bill. I love Bill... but we could not keep people waiting anymore. I don't wish him any harm. It was just a business decision. We had to get on with it." Ozzy Osbourne on cutting ties with Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward after contract negotiations surrounding his involvement in the band's reunion broke down last year (12).