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'.
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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.
'Live At Sweden Rock Festival' Track listing:
When The Lights Go Down
Lay It On The Line
I Live For The Weekend
Blinding Light Show
Rocky Mountain Way
Rock & Roll Machine
Fight The Good Fight