William Thomas "Bill" Ward (born 5 May 1948) is an English musician and visual artist, best known as the original drummer for the British heavy metal band Black Sabbath. An original founding member of the band, Ward also performed as lead vocalist on two Black Sabbath songs; "It's Alright"[1] from the album Technical Ecstasy and "Swinging the Chain"[1] from the album Never Say Die!.

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