Lanny Cordola
Magdallan started out as a project of Lanny Cordola (ex-House of Lords) and Ken Tamplin (ex-Shout). After their first album Lanny decided to make Magdallan
a full band so he changed the name to Magdalen and recruited ex-House of Lords members Chuck Wright and Ken Mary.

Big Bang Magdallan - Big Bang (Intense) 1992

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 1's 4U" (5:46)
13. "End of the Ages (Reprise)" (:34)

Overproduced, commercial pop metal/AOR. Lots of hooks, loads of talent, but way to clean and overproduced. Ken Tamplin has a great voice.

Rwvolution Mind Magdalen - Revolution Mind (ERG) 1993

1. "Revolution Mind" (5:04)
2. "Mad at the World" (5:56)
3. "Make It Through" (6:26)
4. "White Rice" (4:34)
5. "Soul Child" (4:11)
6. "Baby Insane" (4:56)
7. "Sad Sister Alchemy" (4:29)
8. "Bad Bones" (4:22)
9. "Waiting For the Son" (5:46)
10. "Samson and Delilah" (3:23)
11. "Bethel" (:55)
12. "Caves of Hercules" (4:59)
13. "American Lament" (3:57)
14. "Testimony" (2:19)

This CD by Magdalen features Lanny Cordola, Chuck Wright and Ken Mary, all of whom were a part of House of Lords at one time. So, I guess I was hoping for another House of Lords melodic metal disc. This disc, however, is more experimental adding in elements of modern rock, funk, and even some jazz. I guess I would just label it hard rock. Not really much more to say. I've seen this used many times but decided to finally pick it up in a clearance bin for $1.99.

The Dirt Magdalen - The Dirt (Intense) 1995

1. "War Pigs" (5:09)
2. "Shotgun Shack": (5:46)
3. "The Rapture" (3:33)
4. "Redemption Song" (4:47)
5. "Bourbon Way" (3:27)
6. "Street of No Hope" (3:30)

Lanny Cordola and Co. release their third, and final (?) release. This time 'round it's an acoustic six song ep. Coolest thing about it is the killer, creative rendition of Black Sabbath's "War Pigs." The Magdelen version has an Indian flavor to it. "Redemption Song" is a Bob Marley song.

On cassette:
Magdelen - Revolution Mind

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