Canadian hard-rock trio TRIUMPH will be inducted into the Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame during Rogers Wireless Canadian Music Week. Music veterans Gil Moore (drums/vocals),Mike Levine (bass/keyboards) and Rik Emmett (guitar/vocals) will accept the honor Saturday, March 10, 2007 during the Canadian Radio Music Awards at Toronto's Fairmont Royal York Hotel.
The journey for TRIUMPH began in Toronto Ontario in the summer of 1975, with their self-titled Attic Records debut "Triumph". After gaining popularity in Canada and a gold record, TRIUMPH released the double-platinum album "Rock 'N' Roll Machine" (1977).
In 1978, Warren Schatz of RCA Records signed TRIUMPH and released a compilation of their first two albums, re-issuing the "Rock 'N' Roll Machine" title.
With the release of "Progressions of Power" (1980) and "Allied Forces" (1981) TRIUMPH became a household name.
"Never Surrender" (1983),"Thunder Seven" (1984),"Stages" (1985),"The Sport of Kings" (1986),"Surveillance" (1987) and "Classics" (1989) followed. Together, these albums produced singles such as "Follow Your Heart" and "Just One Night".
Today, TRIUMPH continues its success with new ventures. Moore is the owner of Metalworks Studios, ranked as one of North America's top studio facilities. Emmett has established a significant solo career and continues to perform across North America. Levine chose to pursue a number of Internet-based business interests related to the entertainment field.
Tickets for the Canadian Radio Music Awards, hosted by Jully Black, may be purchased on the Rogers Wireless Canadian Music Week web site at www.cmw.net or by calling 905.858.4747.
Rogers Wireless Canadian Music Week is Canada's largest annual entertainment event dedicated to the expression and growth of the country's music, media and entertainment industries. Combining two information-intensive conferences; a cutting-edge trade exposition; five awards shows and the Rogers Wireless Canadian Music Week Festival, CMW spans a four-day period from March 7 to March 10, 2007 at the Fairmont Royal York and various downtown Toronto venues, attracting participants from across the globe. For more information, visit www.cmw.net.