Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi Joins National Guitar Museum Board

Tony Iommi, legendary guitarist for Black Sabbath, has been named to the board of the National Guitar Museum, the world's first museum dedicated to preserving the history and educating on the cultural impact and science of the instrument.

"I welcome the opportunity to be part of the National Guitar Museum's goal to highlight the history of the guitar - the instrument that has been part of my life since I was a teenager," said Iommi in a statement.

"There is so much more to the guitar than six strings and a slab of wood. Everything about it is fascinating, from how it is crafted to the legion of people who have played it."

Current board members of the museum include Steve Howe, Steve Vai, Johnny Winter, Liona Boyd, Ritchie Blackmore, Joe Bonamassa, Pat Kirtley and Pete Huttlinger.

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