Craveman is obviously an album made with little or no interest in radio play or pandering to imagined new fans. It's a gift to the loyalists. There aren't even many concessions to metal; Nugent's guitar is a little heavier than before, particularly on opening cut "Klstrphnky," but tunes like "At Home There" and the closing instrumental "Earthtones" are exactly what longtime fans want to hear. Nugent fans know he can still kick it out live. The extremely pleasant surprise of Craveman is that he can still write rock anthems when he wants to.
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