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The fans demanded it, and the fans finally got it. After 20 years apart, the long-awaited Triumph reunion (of vocalist/guitarist Rik Emmett, bassist/keyboardist Mike Levine, and vocalist/drummer Gil Moore) took place at Sweden Rock Festival, on June 7th, 2008. And on August 28th, 2012, fans outside of Sweden will finally get a chance to see, hear, and experience this awesome reunion.

The ‘Live at Sweden Rock Festival’ set consists of a DVD and CD (both featuring identical track listings), and features all of the Triumph classics fans could hope for.. including – “When the Lights Go Down,” “Lay It On the Line, “Never Surrender,” “Magic Power,” and “Fight the Good Fight “.

Additionally, there are several bonus features, including the on site Triumph Press Conference, a cool “behind the scenes” at the festival, and a photo gallery. And if that wasn’t enough, included will be a full color 18 page booklet, including lyrics, credits, and photos.

“It’s great to finally be able show the world Triumph’s reunion show at the Sweden Rock Festival,” says Levine. “It certainly is one of the most memorable performances of our entire career! And they said it would never happen…”

The Canadian trio became one of the leading hard rock acts in the world during the ’70s and ’80s, with an arsenal of rocking, stadium-shaking anthems, and a magnificent light show that surpassed all of the competition.

Their classic albums ‘Just a Game,’ ‘Allied Forces,’ and ‘Never Surrender’ remain steady sellers, and all of the aforementioned Triumph songs remain rock radio staples – receiving steady play on Clear Channel iHeart Radio and Sirius XM Satellite Radio.

‘Live at Sweden Rock Festival’ will be released on the TML label, distributed by UMG in Canada and ADA in the US. The set will be released throughout Europe on August 24th on Frontiers Records.

TRIUMPH 'Live at Sweden Rock Festival' CD/DVD

‘Live at Sweden Rock Festival’ Track listing:

CD:
When The Lights Go Down
Lay It On The Line
Allied Forces
Never Surrender
I Live For The Weekend
Blinding Light Show
Rocky Mountain Way
Magic Power
Rock & Roll Machine
Fight The Good Fight

DVD:
When The Lights Go Down
Lay It On The Line
Allied Forces
Never Surrender
I Live For The Weekend
Blinding Light Show
Rocky Mountain Way
Magic Power
Rock & Roll Machine
Fight The Good Fight

When you hear TRIUMPH, three words come to mind: Classic. Heritage. Hard-Rock. Pretty much sums up this sick bundle, remixed CD + DVD of TRIUMPH’s Greatest Hits with additional goodies.

The TRIUMPH Greatest Hits CLASSIC Bundle includes:
– Greatest Hits: Remixed CD + DVD
– Choice of: Men’s or Women’s GREATEST HITS T-Shirt
– TRIUMPH 18′ x 24′ “All Albums” Wall Poster

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The US Festival took place on Memorial Day Weekend, outdoors in San Bernardino, California on Sunday May 29th, 1983. Fighting the fierce 115°F heat on “Heavy Metal Day” TRIUMPH performed to an overwhelming estimate of 375,000 people.

Celebrate this historic anniversary by purchasing the US FESTIVAL BUNDLE!

TRIUMPH US Festival - Vintage Merch Bundle
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– (NEW!) Vintage US Festival Tee
– Live at the US Festival – 2Disc CD/DVD
– Live at the US Festival – DVD

(includes behind the scenes look at how TRIUMPH’s live shows are put together, lighting, pyro, smoke, lightening techniques and MORE!)

The US Festival was intended to be a celebration of evolving technologies; a marriage of music, computers, television and people. Heavy Metal Sunday Featured: TRIUMPH, Ozzy Osbourne, Judas Priest, Scorpions, Mötley Crüe, Quiet Riot & Van Halen.

“It was the day new wave died and rock n’ roll took over” – Vince Neil, Mötley Crüe.

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TRIUMPH: A NIGHT OF TRIUMPH
(2004) Sanctuary Records

70 Minutes  $19.99
Directed by Tom O’Neil
Video: Full Frame (1.33.1)
Audio: Dolby Digital 5.1; DTS 5.1
Subtitles: None
Packaging: Keepcase
Chapter Stops: 12
Region 1
 
 For a band that hasn’t performed together since the late 1980s, TRIUMPH has been keeping a high profile in the music scene. The original line-up consisting of Gil Moore (drums, vocals), Mike Levine (bass), and Rik Emmett (guitars, vocals), have struck a deal with IRON MAIDEN’s record label, Santcuary Music, to re-master and re-release TRIUMPH’s back catalog of CD’s and home videos. Back in their day, the Canadian power trio known as TRIUMPH earned a reputation as a killer live musical act. During the peak of their success, Moore, Levine, and Emmett headlined major venues throughout the states and beyond. Ever when their creativity began dwindling (with the SPORT OF KINGS album), TRIUMPH still packed the arenas based on their live musical reputation, and their wonderful hit songs they’ve composed over the years, like Lay It On The Line, Magic Power, Fight the Good Fight, Never Surrender, and others. Already, Sanctuary has released their early live performance TRIUMPH: LIVE AT THE US FESTIVAL on DVD, and now less than six months later comes a completely re-mastered version of their 1987 live extravaganza, TRIUMPH: A NIGHT OF TRIUMPH. Not bad for a band that hasn’t performed together in over a decade.TRIUMPH: A NIGHT OF TRIUMPH captures the band live at the Metro Center in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The concert was performed on September January 16, and the band was in support of their just released SPORT OF KINGS album. Together Gil Moore, Mike Levine, and Rik Emmett perform a razor-sharp set of their best material in front of 10,000 screaming mad Canadian rock fans:

  • Tears in the Rain
  • Somebody’s Out There Somewhere
  • Allied Forces
  • Lay It on the Line
  • Midsummer’s Night Daydream
  • Follow Your Heart
  • Take a Stand
  • Spellbound
  • Magic Power
  • Rock & Roll Machine
  • Rocky Mountain Way
  • Fight the Good Fight

If you are a TRIUMPH fan, then you are well aware of the band’s penchant for composing complex power rock arrangements, highlighted by the musicianship of Moore, Levine, and especially guitar-wizard Rik Emmett. For this concert, additional guitar shores are handled by fellow Canadian Rick Santers. TRIUMPH: A NIGHT OF TRIUMPH showcases all that the group has to offer. Gil Moore delivers his super-tight drum beats that sometimes border on thrash during the faster songs, while delivering his unique vocal stylings. Mike Levine provides the bass and comic relief for this set. And Rik Emmett steals the show with his classically influenced guitar playing that alternates between heavy precision riffing and acoustic picking. And don’t forget that Emmett has a soaring vocal style that’ll make the hairs on your neck stand up. His high-pitched singing perfectly cuts through the progressive power sounds of TRIUMPH. Most of the songs during this show are on the heavy side, with the exception of a few lighter radio-friendly tunes from THE SPORT OF KINGS album, like Somebody’s Out There, Take a Stand, and the sub-par Tears in the Rain. Much like the band BOSTON, TRIUMPH have a reputation of being a highly technical band in terms of their equipment and stage show. So you’ll see Emmett play a variety of guitars including a radical double neck. And they poured millions into their stage show, which you’ll experience during this concert. Considering that today’s bands don’t bother with a stage show anymore, TRIUMPH: A NIGHT OF TRIUMPH is a treat for that reason alone.

Sanctuary Records presents TRIUMPH: A NIGHT OF TRIUMPH in the original 1.33.1 full frame ratio. This live performance was professionally shot on videotape, with some multiple camera setups that add to the ‘energy’ of a TRIUMPH performance. The color is fully saturated and even in the darker lighting, you can make out the presence of Gill Moore, Mike Levine, and Rik Emmett. In addition to capturing the band live on stage, the presentation showcases the million dollar stage show and laser effects. The original stereo soundtrack has been re-mastered to Dolby Digital 5.1 and DTS 5.1 soundtracks. Both soundtracks are distortion free with crystal clear fidelity. Naturally, the DTS 5.1 provides a bit more depth and imaging. Though both tracks offer exceptional depth and precision, the actual surround activity (sound field panning) is lacking. And it sounds like Gil Moore’s drumming was a bit down-mixed. A good audio presentation, but not great. From the Special Features menu, you can access a Photo Gallery. There is also a behind the scenes documentary called BackStage at the Spectrum, which examines the group backstage at a Philadelphia Spectrum THUNDER 7 performance circa 1985. Also included are two bonus music videos, a live rendition of When the Lights Go Down (culled from TRIUMPH: LIVE AT THE US FESTIVAL), and the promotional video for Just One Night. Both videos are presented in Dolby Digital 2.0 sound.

TRIUMPH: A NIGHT OF TRIUMPH is a great celebration to the career of Rik Emmet, Mike Levine, and Gil Moore. This disc contains all the band’s best songs and biggest hits. Whether you are a fan of TRIUMPH or a new comer to their music, you’ll learn what happens when true musicianship meets power rock. About the only downside to the concert is some of the fashions from the pozer friendly 1986 music scene, and one of the biggest fashion victims of the decade is bass player Mike Levine, who jumps around on-stage clad in a bright red jumpsuit that would make Sammy Hagar (the Red Rocker himself) turn tail and run. That is why I stated earlier that Mike Levine provides (unintentional) humor to the show. But, Santuary’s TRIUMPH: A NIGHT OF TRIUMPH is wonderfully presented with worthy extras and a superior Dolby Digital and DTS 5.1 sound mixes. Well after viewing this DVD my fellow rock fans, I leave you with this parting thought: Do I smell a TRIUMPH reunion in the near future?

 TRIUMPH: A NIGHT OF TRIUMPH is available from DVDEmpire.com

Actor Adam Sandler has always had a knack for including standout classic rock tunes in his movies. His latest flick, Grown Ups, is no different, as Triumph’s hard rocking “Lay it on the Line” is included in the movie, which opens nationwide June 25

Also, the official Japanese release of their new best of set, Triumph: Greatest Hits: Remixed, hit the Land of the Rising Sun on June 23.

Greatest Hits: Remixed was released in the US and Canada on May 18th, and throughout Europe during May as well. All of Triumph’s classic tunes that were – and continue to be – in heavy rotation on rock radio (and the early days of MTV) are included here, namely, the aforementioned “Lay it on the Line,” as well as “Hold On,” “Fight the Good Fight,” “Magic Power,” etc.

These fourteen tracks of anthemic metal have never sounded so good, as they were all recently remixed by Rich Chycki (who has recently worked with Aerosmith and Rush). The set also includes a previously unreleased recording – “Love Hurts” – which will be the lead-off single from Triumph’s Greatest Hits: Remixed.

“We have been planning this release forever,” says bassist Mike Levine. “For years, Triumph fans have been demanding that we give them a fresh greatest hits package and they are going to love this one.”

Also included in the set is a DVD, mixed in 5.1 audio, that features eleven promo and live videos in widescreen (plus additional unreleased videos for “Child of the City,” “Blinding Light Show,” and “Love Hurts”, and footage of the group’s 2008 induction into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame).

The deluxe two-disc package is housed in a six-panel digi pak – including a 20-page color booklet, complete with liner notes, lyrics, and chockfull of vintage photos.

Whether you’re a long-time Triumph fanatic or a new convert, you have never heard the group as crystal clear and loud n’ proud as you will throughout Greatest Hits: Remixed. “Greatest Hits: Remixed rocks like no other Triumph set,” declares drummer Gil Moore. “This is the definitive Triumph collector’s edition.”

Track listing for Greatest Hits: Remixed CD:
1. Allied Forces
2. Lay it on the Line
3. Follow Your Heart
4. Magic Power
5. I Live For the Weekend
6. Hold On
7. Just One Night
8. Fight the Good Fight
9. Spellbound
10. Never Surrender
11. When the Lights Go Down
12. Somebody’s Out There
13. Rock and Roll Machine
14. Love Hurts

Track listing for Greatest Hits: Remixed DVD:
1. Follow Your Heart
2. Lay it on the line
3. Spellbound
4. Magic Power
5. When the Lights Go Down
6. Hold On
7. Just One Night
8. Somebody’s Out There
9. Allied Forces
10. Never Surrender
11. Never Say Never

Bonus Videos
1. Child of the City
2. Blinding Light Show ( Bootleg: Filmed on Fan Cam )
3. Love Hurts