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Big Bang

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Category: Hard Rock
Year: 1992
Label: Intense
Catalog Number: FLD9098
Rating: 8.57 out of 10. (15 ratings)
 

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Personnel
Ken Tamplin
Ken Mary
Lanny Cordola
Kim Bullard
Brian Bromberg
Tracks
1.  End of the Ages  6:12
2.  Radio Bikini  4:41
3.  Shake  3:50
4.  Wounded Hearts  5:34
5.  Love to the Rescue  5:07
6.  Old Hard Line  4:31
7.  Dome of the Rock  4:47
8.  Big Bang  4:51
9.  House of Dreams  4:17
10.  Cry Just a Little  4:57
11.  Heartbreak Woman  4:08
12.  This Is 4U  2:46
13.  End of the Ages reprise  :34
  
Total Running Time:  56:15

Existing comments about this CD

From: MSJanke   (IP unknown) Date: June 4, 2001 at 18:35
Big Bang stands out because of the major in-studio time and effort that Tamplin and Cordola put into the project. Too bad the mainstream deal never panned out. The album still rocks; especially on songs like "Radio Bikini."
From: alldatnmo   (IP unknown) Date: March 4, 2002 at 8:50
This definitely stands out as one of the best Christian projects of all time. The collaboration between Ken Tamplin & Lanny Cordola still stands as one of the best produced projects in the Christian market--regardless of genre. This is a must have for all rockers!
From: Tom   (IP unknown) Date: May 7, 2002 at 22:35
A CLASSIC!! A collaboration between two of the most talented musicians and songwriters in music. Track for track, this CD is one of the best ever in Christian rock-n-roll. I especially like Radio Bikini, Love To The Rescue and House of Dreams. But every song on here is a winner. There's a lot of variety of instruments as Cordola brings in a sitar, saxophones, full orchestra, and just plain old acoustic guitars and harmonicas like around a campfire (Old Hard Line). Ken's vocals are excellent too.
From: Salomonkey   (IP unknown) Date: April 18, 2004 at 15:59
An excellent album with greats songs like Radio Bikini,Wounded Hearts, Love to the Rescue, Big bang, House of Dream, etc. Very melodic...a must have album.
From: Scott   (IP unknown) Date: April 21, 2004 at 11:26
Overproduced, commercial pop metal/AOR. Lots of hooks, loads of talent, but way to clean and overproduced. Layer upon layer of vocals and overpolishing just robbed the rock n roll right out of this album.
From: Cephas   (IP unknown) Date: April 23, 2004 at 4:13
What could go wrong with Ken Tamplin singing lead AND back-up for this band? Well...Ken Tamplin singing lead and back-up. This guy's range is definitely mid and he embarrasses himself here whenever he tries for the falsetto. Yikes! Not worth the time or money.
From: Fat Freddy   (---.northjersey.com) Date: August 16, 2007 at 16:50
Good grief... this is the most over-the-top, over-produced, over-everything album I have ever heard in my life. It's like a combo of everything bad about hair metal, AOR, and progressive rock all stirred together in a big soup pot. The aim was probably to create a Christian alternative to stadium-rock like Def Leppard, but it failed miserably. I'll stick to Ken's Shout albums, thanks....
From: rexreed   (---.lightspeed.hstntx.sbcglobal.net) Date: September 25, 2009 at 4:27
When Queen overproduces it is classic, When Ken does it they seem to hate it! I liked this album even though he really did rip a couple things off of his last solo album. Seriously though, Ken was better as a solo artist than when he teamed up with Lanny. BTW this is rock. A couple ballads are good as any for the day. Wounded Herat and House of Dreams are soda pop sweet but good songs. Really catchy guitar solos on this album.

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