In Frontline Records Rewind Episode 70, host Les Carlsen gets together with Shout member, Chuck King, in person and “virtual” Ken Tamplin from his home in Hawaii. The guys share wild tour stories and insights about songs they co-wrote for albums, It Won’t Be Long and In Your Face.
Contemporary Christian rock music fans might recall that Chuck was originally the guitarist for Frontline artist, Idle Cure. Listeners hear how Chuck and Ken met. (Includes Ken hawking equipment through Recycler in order to eat.) They ended up forming a new group and signing a contract with Frontline. We learn of Ken’s decision to turn down a very lucrative secular band to honor his commitment with Frontline.
Shout recordings often featured guitar solos by Frontline artist, Lanny Cordola (House of Lords, Magdallen), who started giving Ken guitar lessons at age 16. Ken shares a humorous story of this early time with Lanny and how they developed as friends. Listen to his crazy solo on the hit song, “Shout”.