• Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi Has Newly Discovered Fossil Named After Him

    12 days ago - By Consequence of Sound

    Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi has been honored by paleontologists who unearthed 469-million-year-old fossils of an eel-like creature, and dubbed one of them “Drepanoistodus iommii.”The newly discovered fossils are part of the conodont species, and were discovered by a Danish/Swedish team, unearthed from a succession of limestone in western Russia that... Please click the link below to read the full article. Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi Has Newly Discovered Fossil Named After Him
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  • New Fossil Named After BLACK SABBATH Guitarist TONY IOMMI

    New Fossil Named After BLACK SABBATH Guitarist TONY IOMMI

    12 days ago - By Blabber Mouth

    A new species of conodonts has just been discovered by a Danish/Swedish team of palaeontologists. The fossil is around 469 million years old and was recovered from a succession of limestone in western Russia, rocks that once formed the sea floor sediments during the Ordovician Period. Because the species proved to be new to science, it had to be formally baptized with a unique Latin moniker. As all study authors are passionate hobby musicians and have long love affairs with the history of heavy rock music, they decided to honor one of heavy metal's true pioneers - guitar legend Tony Iommi...
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