In response, the group wrote on Twitter: "Unreal! Thanks to the most dedicated fans in the world... you all are incredible!"
James Hetfield previously told Kerrang!: “I was pretty distraught when Lemmy passed. My vision of him was as a statue of a man that was immortal."
The iconic Guns N’ Roses lead guitarist was speaking exclusively to 'Outlaw' magazine for its first issue.
A prog and hard rock veteran, Wallis played on Motörhead's 'On Parole' and later worked with Stiff Records as a producer.
On 21 August 1977, the cutting-edge rockers had their self-titled debut album released by Chiswick Records.
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'No Sleep Till Hammersmith' became a classic live rock album, with a title that passed into the musical lexicon.
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The new drink is an eight-year aged Dominican dark rum with notes like "aromas of dried fruit, vanilla, brown sugar, arrack and dark chocolate."
Emigrate's self-titled debut album went Top 10 in Germany in 2007 and its follow-up 'Silent So Long' appeared in 2014.
Ozzy Osborne was honoured As Golden God, while Judas Priest, Maynard James Keenan and the Download Festival were among the victors.
Previous recipients of the Golden God Award include Motörhead legend Lemmy, Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine and Rob Zombie.