Rik Emmett is a vocalist, guitarist, and member of the Canadian rock band, Triumph.
How Rik got started in the music business, Triumph’s first gig, a scary record company transaction and why Rik ultimately left Triumph - and a moving story behind why the band members made up, years later… playing the US Festival (250,000 people), playing with George Benson, Steve Morse, Steve Vai… favorite songs he wrote, best decision he ever made, mellowing, and what happens when you get 8 free guitar lessons. Really cool and very sincere guy, first class all the way:  Rick was the guitarist, vocalist and primary songwriter for Triumph. While Rik was with the band, Triumph released 7 Platinum and 10 Gold LPs in Canada. In 1988, Rik left Triumph to focus on a solo career and has since released 20 studio & live LPs Support this Show: http://www.everyonelovesguitar.com/support  Subscribe https://www.everyonelovesguitar.com/subscribe/  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EveryoneLovesGuitar/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/everyonelovesguitar/ 
On another double episode, Eddie is joined first by Triumph frontman Rik Emmett who discusses his latest project, Rik Emmett & RESolution 9, Triumph, and more! Then, drummer Kenny Aronoff drops by to discuss his new book, 'Sex, Drums, Rock 'n' Roll,' the many artists he has worked with such as John Mellencamp, John Fogerty, etc., and much more!
Joining us this week is vocalist/guitarist and founding member of the legendary Canadian rock band Triumph, Rik Emmett as well as Big Poppa from Big Poppa's Underground to talk about the "Save WRVU" Campaign.
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Creator Details

Birthdate
Jul 10th, 1953
Location
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Episode Count
3
Podcast Count
3
Total Airtime
4 hours, 43 minutes