Ward gear up for sale

Sab­bath leg­end lists kits, cym­bals and more

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Bill Ward has listed an almighty bunch of gear in­clud­ing drum kits, cym­bals, heads and more as part of a sale atRe­verb.com.

“Who­ever gets this gear will get good karma,” says the Black Sab­bath drum icon of the in­cred­i­ble haul. “I re­ally hope the new own­ers will be able to feel the en­ergy of it.”

Among the kits up for grabs is a seven-piece Ludwig Black Oys­ter Pearl set-up, of which Ward says: “I got it as a birth­day present years ago.All the tonal qual­i­ties are re­ally good, the tom sounds on it are just amaz­ing. Who­ever gets this, it’s prob­a­bly go­ing to last them a ■ long, long time.”

The gear avail­able in­cludes cym­bals played by Ward be­tween 1968 and 1978, kits played through­out his ca­reer with Sab­bath and projects such as the Bill Ward Band, and heads and sticks used in re­cent years.

At the time of writ­ing there are 212 list­ings within ■ the sale, in­clud­ing a set of Zild­jian cym­bals priced at ■ just shy of £24,000.There’s also a Premier Elite kit, a vin­tage Ludwig snare and Rogers bass ped­als, amongst many, many more drum treats.

For those with pock­ets not quite deep enough to stretch to one of the big­ger items, signed, used drum heads are also avail­able, with prices start­ing at around £40. For more in­for­ma­tion head to re­verb.com/shop/of­fi­cial­bill­ward.

You could own Sab­bath leg­end Bill Ward’s old gear, which he’s put up for sale

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