Triptykon/ Former Celtic Frost Singer Tom Fischer Wins Golden God Award In London
Band Photo: Five Finger Death Punch (?)
Thomas G. Fischer (aka Tom G. Warrior,) the founder of the legendary metal bands Celtic Frost and Hellhammer, and most recently Triptykon, was honoured in London this week when he received the prestigious Golden God award for inspiration. The award was presented to him at the Indigo2/O2 Arena by Cathedral frontman Lee Dorrian. When accepting the award, Fischer stated:
"In my opinion, however, I don't deserve this award. It should instead go to Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler, Angel Witch, and Venom, artists who have inspired me and without whom I would not be here tonight."
You can see the full list of winners below:
Best New Band: Rise to Remain
Best Underground Act: Immortal
Best Drummer: Mike Portnoy
Global Metal: Demonic Ressurection
Best Live Band: Machine Head
Best Event: Download
Riff Lord: Joe Perry
Spirit of Hammer: Sir Christopher Lee
Metal As Fuck: Evile
Best UK Band: Bullet for my Valentine
Dimebag Darrell Shredder Award: Zoltan Bathory
Breakthrough Artist: Five Finger Death Punch
Inspiration: Tom G Warrior
Best Album: The Devil You Know – Heaven & Hell
Best International Band: Lamb of God
Defender of the Faith: Jon & Tracey Morter
Golden God: Zakk Wylde
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