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New “street cred” puts TRIUMPH on the map… quite literally. Mississauga’s world champions of classic rock, TRIUMPH will be toasted by a host of appreciative fans, friends, celebrities and dignitaries as a new street is named in their honour.
JUST IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON, The fans spoke, and now they have gotten what they wanted. Canadian Rock Royalty TRIUMPH has launched a brand new, completely overhauled website and online store, for all your Triumph needs!
The rumors that have been sort of blowing in the wind are that Van Halen want to go back out yet again next year, but they’re going to need some sort of support to make the packaging a little more interesting. Because Triumph hasn’t really ever toured in any kind of a nostalgia way, I think Live Nation kind of goes, “Oh, yeah, you guys would be perfect for that.” So, we’ll see sort of the size and the shape and the glitter of the golden carrots that they have.
Whoever invented the term “Rock -n- Roll Machine” must have had a band very much like Triumph in mind. Triumph relentlessly churns out a style of music that the experts regularly pronounce to be deader than a doornail. And if it weren’t for the millions of people who regularly buy Triumph records and attend Triumph concerts, the experts would be right.
He’s been playing bass since the age of 10 and has been influenced by Richard Davis, Sly Stone and Phil Spector.According to the concert program, Mike likes, “money, sex and room service” (so, who doesn’t?). He also likes his old Fenders, JBL speakers, Crown amps, Reflex cabinets and Hammond B3’s.
Written by Gil Moore, How to Survive as a Rock & Roll Musician in the ’80s was intended to share some of the secrets of the rock & roll trade with Triumph fans. The toughest question that I get asked by musicians starting out trying to hit big time in the rock n’ roll business is: “What’s the secret to ‘making it’ .”