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2021 Triumph documentary to get global streaming premiere in May; event to include new band Q&A

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Triumph: Rock & Roll Machine, the 2021 documentary about the Canadian power trio Triumph, will get its global streaming premiere via the nugs.net platform on Friday, May 13, at 8:30 p.m. ET. The event will begin with an exlcusive Q&A session with the band’s three members — singer/guitarist Rik Emmett, drummer/singer Gil Moore and bassist/keyboardist Mike Levine

Tickets for the event cost $19.95, and can be purchased now exclusively at nugs.net/Triumph. Streaming is available everywhere except Canada. Fans who buy tickets will be able to watch the film during the live premiere or can stream it on demand for 48 hours after pressing “play. On-demand access will be available through May 30.

Fans can submit questions that the band members may answer during the pre-screening Q&A at Facebook.com/TriumphTheBand.

Triumph: Rock & Roll Machine got its world theatrical premiere at the 2021 Toronto International Film Festival last September.  The movie profiles the Toronto-based rockers’ rise to popularity during the 1970s and early ’80s, the fallout from Emmett’s unexpected split with the group in the late 1980s, and the band’s 2019 reunion.

Besides interviews with all three band members, the documentary also includes commentary from ex-Skid Row frontman Sebastian Bach, comic actor and metal aficionado Brian Posehn, and Canadian comedy team The Trailer Park Boys.

Meanwhile, a soundtrack album to the documentary will be released digitally this Friday, April 29.

Formed in 1975, Triumph scored a run of five consecutive top-40 studio albums on the Billboard 200 during the 1980s, including 1981’s platinum-selling Allied Forces. Among the band’s best-known songs are “Lay It on the Line,” “Magic Power” and “Hold On,” the latter of which peaked at #38 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1979.

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