Rik Emmett of the reactivated Canadian rockers TRIUMPH will be a guest on this weekend's (Saturday, July 5) edition of "Maximum Threshold" at 8:00 p.m. EST.For more information and to listen to the program live via the Internet, visit www.maximumthreshold.net. TRIUMPH — Rik Emmett (vocals, guitars), Mike Levine (bass, keyboards) and Gil Moore (vocals, drums), along with Dave Dunlop from Rik Emmett's STRUNG-OUT TROUBADOURS project — played its first show since reuniting on June 7 at the Sweden Rock Festival in Sölvesborg, Sweden. As one of the godfathers of prog metal and leading lights of arena rock, TRIUMPH formed in 1975, and built a large and loyal fanbase by the late '70s on the strength of their non-stop touring schedule throughout Canada and the USA and the success of their classic albums, "Rock & Roll Machine" and "Just A Game". But it was in the 1980s when TRIUMPH truly became a force to be reckoned with, as a string of gold/platinum-certified albums ("Progressions of Power", "Allied Forces", "Never Surrender" and "Thunder Seven") and classic hits ("Fight the Good Fight", "Magic Power", "Lay It On The Line") solidified the group as one of rock's top concert attractions.
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