Shout – In Your Face – 1989

Ken Tamplin and the gang are back with their second Rocking album except for drummer Dennis Holt that is, who was replaced by Joseph Galletta. No idea why probably just the usual band politics and don’t worry, he didn’t go hungry, he appeared on at least 8 albums in 1989. Now that’s a work ethic. Anyway back to the boy’s of Shout. This album is much like the first one. Again it got labelled Metal but really there’s just a couple metal tracks. The rest are good old fashioned Hard Arena Rock. What I found humorous about the album was the last track which is labelled “The Pay The Bills Song”. It is the epitome of an Arena Rock song of the era LOL. I see the humour on the face of it but part of me wonders what “the rest of the story” is. Anyway another great air guitar album so sit back and enjoy.

1 – Borderline – 4:28
2 – When The Love Is Gone – 4:16
3 – Give Me An Answer – 3:51
4 – Faith Hope And Love – 3:38
5 – Getting Ready – 3:54
6 – In Your Face – 5:10
7 – Getting On With Life – 3:59
8 – Waiting On You – 3:51
9 – Moonlight Sonata – 0:28
10 – It´s All I Need – 3:27
11 – Ain´t Givin’ Up – 3:48

Art Direction – Ed McTaggart
Bass Guitar, Vocals – Loren Robinson
Drums – Joseph Galletta
Guitar [Participated Players Starting From The First Snare] – Alex Masi (2) (tracks: B1), Joey Price (tracks: B1), Lanny Cordola (tracks: B1), Marty Friedman (tracks: B1), Michael Angelo* (tracks: B1), Randy Hansen (tracks: B1)
Keyboards – Mark Hugonberger
Lead Guitar, Vocals – Chuck King
Mastered By – John Matousek
Photography By – Nigel Skeet
Producer, Lead Vocals, Lead Guitar – Ken Tamplin
Tracking By [Tracking Engineer] – Eric Kibbe
Tracking By [Tracking Engineer], Mixed By [Mixing Engineer] – Dave Jahnsen

Companies, etc.
Licensed From – Frontline Records
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Music For Nations
Copyright (c) – Take Out Music
Published By – Take Out music
Recorded At – Mixing Lab B
Mixed At – Mixing Lab B
Mixed At – Mixing Lab A

Shout – It Won’t Be Long – 1988

Shout was started by Ken Tamplin who left Joshua feeling the need to do something different. He recruited fellow Joshua member Loren Robinson to join him and also recruited Idle Cure guitarist Chuck King. Keyboardist Mark Hugonberger joined in having no real CCM background and the band rounded out with drummer Dennis Holt who had played with several CCM bands in his life including AD, Kenny Marks, White Heart, and even oddly enough The Archers. The album is more hard rock than heavy Metal and I actually quite liked it. It has that Def Leppard sound of fun songs with heavy drum tracks and strong lead guitars. We’re not talking some deeply though out lyrics with complicated lead guitar work here. Instead it’s a fun album to play air guitar to.

1 – Never Stop – 3:58
2 – Winners Or Losers – 3:42
3 – It Won’t Be Long – 4:21
4 – Find A Way – 4:49
5 – Dancin’ Round The World – 3:13
6 – Shout – 4:19
7 – Showdown – 4:02
8 – Timeless Love – 4:36
9 – Without You – 3:42

Art Direction – Ed McTaggart
Band [Shout Is], Bass Guitar, Vocals – Loren Robinson
Band [Shout Is], Drums – Dennis Holt
Band [Shout Is], Keyboards – Mark Hugonberger
Band [Shout Is], Lead Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Vocals – Ken Tamplin
Band [Shout Is], Lead Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Vocals – Chuck King
Engineer [Mixing Engineer] – Dave Jahnsen
Engineer [Tracking Engineer] – Robert Dire
Graphics [Litho Prep By] – Gershwin Graphics
Illustration [Logo Illustration By] – Jeff Foster
Photography By – Nigel Skeet
Producer [Produced By] – Ken Tamplin
Written-By [All Songs Written By] – Ken Tamplin

Companies, etc.
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Frontline Records
Copyright (c) – Frontline Records
Distributed By – The Benson Company
Recorded At – Winetree Recording
Mixed At – Winetree Recording
Glass Mastered At – Nimbus
Published By – Broken Songs