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Canadian band Triumph will gain a documentary

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Canadian band Triumph will gain a documentary

Canadian hard rock trio Triumph will win a documentary about their career. Triumph: Lay It On the Line is due for release in 2020.


The news come from Banger Films and accompany the lives of Rik Emmett (lead singer / guitarist), Mike Levine (bassist / keyboard player) and Gil Moore (lead singer / drummer). Formed in 1975, Triumph released ten studio albums until its hiatus in 1993.

The group’s classic lineup came together in 2008 for a series of shows and to record “Grand Parade”, track from Emmett’s solo album RES9 2016.

The band

Triumph is a Canadian hard rock band formed in 1975 that was popular in the late 1970s and the 1980s, building on its reputation and success as a live band. Between the band’s 16 albums and DVDs, Triumph has received 18 gold and 9 platinum awards in Canada and the United States.

Triumph was nominated for multiple Juno Awards, including Group of the Year Award in 1979, 1985, 1986, and 1987. The band was inducted into the Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Hall of Fame in 2007, into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 2008, and into Canada’s Walk of Fame in 2019.

Triumph is most known for its guitar-driven rock songs and alternative Canadian rock trio vibe with such songs as “Lay It on the Line”, “Magic Power”, “Fight the Good Fight”, “World of Fantasy” and strong cover songs like “Rocky Mountain Way”.

The band was formed in Toronto, and for much of its existence featured music veterans Rik Emmett (guitar, vocals), Mike Levine (bass, keyboards), and Gil Moore (drums, vocals) in 1975.

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