Music Album Review: Dreadnaught - Hard Chargin (8/10)

What an interesting and mind-blowing album! It is equal parts Frank Zappa, Steely Dan, Beach Boys and Merle Haggard mixed with snippets of symphonic music, cartoon segues, some Rush and post-punk sounds. In other words, just the kind of disc for adventurous and fun-loving audiophiles. Bob Lord heads this trio of madmen that cut TV commercials and collaborative projects with folks like Pete Townshend by day, and walk on the wild side of artsy pop by night. If you’re looking for simple hooks and repetitive motifs, this ain’t it. But if you have a flair for the strange, have we got some tunes for you!

Released by: Red Fez Records
Producer: Bob Lord