It’s the 34th Anniversary of The US Festival ‘Heavy Metal Day’ – I was there…a recap

It’s the 34th Anniversary of The US Festival ‘Heavy Metal Day’ – I was there…a recap

May 29, 2017

Today is the 34th Anniversary of the 1983 US Festival. The US Festivals (US pronounced like the pronoun, not as initials) were two early 1980s music and culture festivals sponsored by Steve Wozniak, formerly of Apple Computer. The first was held Labor Day weekend in September 1982 and the second read more...

Triumph’s Rik Emmett talks possible reunion and relationship with Gil Moore and Mike Levine, new DVD/CD release and more

Triumph’s Rik Emmett talks possible reunion and relationship with Gil Moore and Mike Levine, new DVD/CD release and more

Aug 17, 2012

Triumph will be releasing a special DVD/CD package of the band’s first reunion show, at Sweden Rocks outdoor Festival, in the summer of 2008 on August 28th. Rik Emmett talked about the new release, his upcoming solo gig on August 23rd at The Sound Academy in Toronto, and the future for Triumph read more...

Triumph ‘Live at Sweden Rock Festival’ CD/DVD to be released August 28

Triumph ‘Live at Sweden Rock Festival’ CD/DVD to be released August 28

Jul 1, 2012

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 the Sweden Rock Festival, on June 7th, 2008. On August 28th, 2012, fans read more...

Triumph to release reunion concert ‘Live at Sweden Rock Festival’ CD/DVD

Triumph to release reunion concert ‘Live at Sweden Rock Festival’ CD/DVD

Mar 24, 2012

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. Now, the band is putting the read more...

Remembering Randy Rhoads and Dimebag Darrell

Remembering Randy Rhoads and Dimebag Darrell

Dec 7, 2011

Randy Rhoads was born this week (Dec. 6) in 1956. He would have been 55 years old if not tragically taken from us 29 years ago.

These quotes were in a 1984 issue of Hit Parader Magazine on the 2nd anniversary of his death. I thought it was interesting looking back to see the complete read more...