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There are not many acts from the 60s that have avoided the death of at least one of its founding members, but all four original members of Black Sabbath are still alive, probably the last band anyone would have expected to survive. Of course Bill Ward has not played with them since 2012, and the band has "officially" disbanded as of March 2017.Was Black Sabbath the first heavy metal band?
Considered by many to be the first heavy metal band, Black Sabbath was formed in 1968 by Tony Iommi, Ozzy Osbourne, Geezer Butler and Bill Ward. The band's original name was the Polka Tulk Blues Band (later shortened to Polka Tulk) and later Earth before becoming Black Sabbath.Who played keyboards on Black Sabbath?
Geoffrey James Nicholls was a British musician and keyboardist, and longtime member of the heavy metal band Black Sabbath, until 2004. Nicholls also played in the NWOBHM band Quartz before joining Black Sabbath. In the 1960s/early 1970s, Geoff played lead guitar for the Birmingham bands The Boll Weevils, The Seed, Johnny Neal and the Starliners, and played keyboards for World of Oz.