Shadow King

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Decades: 1990s


In 1990, vocalist Lou Gramm eventually departed hugely successful AOR group Foreigner, after pursuing an equally successful solo career with two late 80s albums for Atlantic Records. In 1991 his desire to be part of a band once more led to the formation of Shadow King. Named after one of the band’s songs, and based on the description of a huge, decadent and apocalyptic city, the band is completed by Vivian Campbell (25 August 1962, Belfast, Northern Ireland, guitar; ex-Dio and Whitesnake), Bruce Turgon (bass; ex-Black Sheep and Warrior) and Kevin Valentine (drums). They debuted with a self-titled album for Atlantic in 1991. This was a strong collection of hi-tech, hard-edged AOR characterized by Gramm’s soulful vocals. Campbell’s guitar work was economical and restrained, marking a distinct change from his previous flamboyant output. Superbly produced by Keith Olsen, it was one of the year’s most accomplished and mature rock releases. Afterwards...

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