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Bad Co., Sabbath, Heart & Tyler.
Bad Company and Lynyrd Skynyrd are planning a co-headlining tour in the U.S. next year. Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi has joined the board of advisers at the National Guitar Museum, the first museum dedicated to the history, science and cultural impact of the world's most popular instrument. The board also includes Steve Howe, Steve Vai, Johnny Winter, Ritchie Blackmore and Joe Bonamassa. The museum's touring exhibition, Guitar: The Instrument That Rocked the World, is traveling to 20 cities over the next five years, and when that is complete, one city will be selected as its permanent home. Heart's Ann and Nancy Wilson have commented on the Newtown tragedy. They said, "For all the victims of the recent shootings in Connecticut, we ask that you light a candle for the angels to guide them on their journey. Surround them with light. We love you." Steven Tyler has been helping the police department in his hometown of Marshfield, Massachusetts with their annual holiday toy drive. Tyler says, "My hometown is making me proud with their generosity."