The reissue of Triumph's "Classics" tops off a busy year for a trio that hasn’t played live since 2008 or released a new album since 1992. The band received the Legends of Live honor in May at the Live Music Industry Awards during Canadian Music Week. It also was inducted into Canada’s Walk of Fame on Nov. 23
Rock music often intersects with comic books, whether it's Anthrax penning their ode to Judge Dredd ("I Am The Law"), R. Crumb illustrating a Big Brothers and the Holding Company album cover or Archie meeting the Ramones and KISS meeting Vampirella on the page.
Taking place this Saturday-Sunday (Sept. 28-29) at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California, the first NostalgiaCon '80s Pop Culture Convention is devoted entirely to the pop culture of the decade that keeps coming back in waves.