Triumph named Canadian Record Store Day Ambassadors for 2021

With Record Store Day set for June 12 and July 17 this year, we needed some musicians to serve as official Ambassadors for 2021. This year, it’s Triumph, the uber-successful power trio from the 70s and 80s, featuring Rik Emmett (guitars and vocals), Mike Levine (bass and keyboards), and Gil Moore (drums and vocals).

Triumph is also set to release a 40th anniversary box set on Round Hill Records.

  • Vinyl #1 : Picture Disc of Original ‘Allied Forces’ Studio Album
  • Vinyl #2 : 2xLP ‘Live in Cleveland’ 1981
  • Vinyl #3 : 7” Single – Tribute 2021 Version of “Allied Forces” + “Magic Power” Live from Ottawa 1982 (Never Before Released)
  • 11×17 Maple Leaf Gardens Poster (CANADA EXCLUSIVE)
  • 24-page booklet featuring rare photos and behind the scenes. + ‘Allied Forces’ essay
  • 40th Anniversary Allied Forces retro tour book
  • 40th Anniversary Allied Forces retro tour poster
  • 40th Anniversary Allied Forces retro tour pass
  • Rik Pics (3 Hand Drawn Cartoons)
  • Handwritten Lyrics (Magic Power, Allied Forces & Fight the Good Fight)

Previous Canadian RSD Ambassadors have included Marie-Mai, the Trews, and the Sheepdogs. In the US, the duties have been taken up by Ozzy, Foo Fighters, Pearl Jam, Metallica, and many others.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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