Canadian classic rock guitarist Rik Emmett (ex-Triumph) and his new band RESolution9 released a new album RES 9 on Provogue on November 11, 2016. The members of RESolution9 are from Rik's touring quartet: Dave Dunlop on guitar, Steve Skingley on bass, and Paul DeLong on drums, with Dave and Steve co-producing the project. Much of the album was recorded and mixed at Mississauga's famed MetalWorks Studios, where Rik enjoyed a profoundly comfortable re-connectivity to his own roots. RES 9 features guest appearances by Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson, Dream Theater singer James LaBrie, and as an added bonus, a new track with Rik's former Triumph bandmates Gil Moore and Mike Levine!
Absolutely is the debut solo album by the Canadian rock guitarist Rik Emmett, after leaving the heavy metal band Triumph. The album was released in 1990 and went gold in Canada and the US immediately. The album eventually reached platinum in both countries. The third cut on the album, "Saved by Love", was used for the closing credits of the movie Problem Child 2. The album includes ten songs and one instrumental track.
Emmett Elvin is a London based multi-instrumentalist who is best known as a keyboardist who has played in Knifeworld, Guapo & Chrome Hoof. In 2013 he released his first solo album, Emmettronica '98-'05, it was a collection of home recorded tracks that didn't find a home in the various bands he was in. Most of the instruments were played by Emmett. In 2014 he release his second album 'Bloody Marvels', this was much more a band effort with a strong list of guest musicians from the strong local scene including Chloe Herington, Richard Larcombe, Matt Stevens, David J. Smith. An atmospheric haunting album strong on mood melody. A Further album of atmospheric moody songs and instrumental were released in 2016, 'Assault On The Tyranny Of Reason', with a similarly strong list of guest musicians.