The albums Black Sabbath recorded during their first go-round with Ozzy Osbourne will be collected in a new box set. Rhino will release 'Black Sabbath: The Complete Studio Albums 1970-1978' on April 15.
Co-founding Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward paid tribute to his contemporary in Led Zeppelin on his 'Rock 50' radio show (embedded above), saying, "If you want to strive toward something, just listen to John Bonham."
The metal world's collective heart sank when it was announced in the beginning of 2012 that the godfather of metal, Tony Iommi, was battling lymphoma. However, the Black Sabbath guitarist has managed to persevere.