Tony Iommi Is Introduced to 469-Million-Year-Old Fossil Bearing His Name


"The Drepanoistodus Iommii was discovered by a group that included metal loving paleontologist Mats Eriksson, who had previously named fossils after Motorhead leader Lemmy Kilmister, Cannibal Corpse bassist Alex Webster and iconic falsetto singer King Diamond. The team of Danish and Swedish paleontologists retrieved the fossil "from a succession of limestone in western Russia" which, during the Ordovician Period (a 45-million year period dating 488.3 million years back), formed sea floor sediments." FULL STORY


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