TRIUMPH Featured On 'In The Studio' (Audio)

North American syndicated rock radio show "In The Studio: The Stories Behind History's Greatest Rock Bands" heads north to Canada this week for the "Best Of" TRIUMPH as part of its Medium Rare series.

TRIUMPH members Rik Emmett, Mike Levine and Gil Moore sit down with "In The Studio" host Redbeard for an honest, heartwarming and hysterically funny interview about how this three-piece Toronto outfit made it in North America, first as an upstart live act and then as platinum selling recording artists. Drummer, songwriter, and vocalist Gil Moore tells host Redbeard how after years of playing in bands with multitudes of members, TRIUMPH was designed as a three-piece.

"The idea was really practical that we only wanted three musicians. We thought, 'There's never going to be a tie vote.' [laughs] That sounds crazy, but that was part of it," he says. "The whole idea about what we wanted to do musically, we were looking at bands like ZZ TOP, CREAM, ZEPPELIN… generally dealing with no rhythm guitar and no keyboards. That was part of the philosophy of what we wanted to do musically. We knew the limitations. I used to always say, 'In a three-piece band, there is no place to hide.'"

The full TRIUMPH "Best Of" program is available to stream online in
three parts:

* Part 1
* Part 2
* Part 3

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