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Triptykon/ Former Celtic Frost Singer Tom Fischer Wins Golden God Award In London

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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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Metalfist's avatar

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1. Metalfist writes:

Most of the choices are really gay. They can be rearranged like this.

Best UK Band: Evile (BFMV always win this one)
Riff Lord: Dave Mustaine (Joe Perry is okay)
Best International Band: Megadeth (Although I am a big Lamb of God fan)
Best Live Band: Kiss (Although Machine Head is amazing)

Everything else is really good

# Jun 18, 2010 @ 6:42 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Cynic writes:

Best Underground Act: Immortal - lol.

# Jun 18, 2010 @ 7:00 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. WOLF7 writes:

I don't agree with one single name on that list. But I do think Fischer deserves his award and more recognition overall.

# Jun 18, 2010 @ 7:21 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. OlafBerzerker writes:

Between Tom and Martin these guys pushed the envelope. Avant-Garde , sure cold lake and vanity were terrible but they were on to something with Into the pandemonium. EEEEEEWWWWWW heeyyyyeeyyy (in my best tom g voice) !

# Jun 18, 2010 @ 10:23 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Blindgreed1 writes:

I agree with the best live act. Machine Head brings it live consistently. I've been seeing them for years and never saw a bad show.

I also agree with Tom getting an award and his acceptance speech was class all the way.

# Jun 18, 2010 @ 2:19 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. C.W. writes:

Immortal... Underground?? LOL... sure, they have made good album, but an undergroud band?

Best Uk band bullet for my valentine??

Best event.. Download??

Best International Band... Lamb of god?

HAHAHAHA
this is really sh**ty...

the only good thing is Tom G. Warrior winning the Inspiration Award.

# Jun 20, 2010 @ 11:04 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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