|Studio album by Ted Nugent|
|Released||September 24, 2002|
|Studio||40 Oz Sound, Ann Arbor, Michigan|
|Genre||Hard rock, heavy metal|
|Producer||Ted Nugent, Drew Peters, Chris Peters|
|Ted Nugent chronology|
Craveman is the twelfth studio album by the American hard rock guitarist Ted Nugent, released in 2002.
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The album continues the trend, started in the mid-1990s, of Nugent returning to the rawer, harder-rocking sound that made him famous in the 1970s. This stands in sharp contrast to the synth-pop of his 1980s work, and the romantic AOR power-ballads of his early 1990s band Damn Yankees. This album also contains some material from an unreleased Damn Yankees album, Bravo.
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Critic Eduardo Rivadavia of Allmusic gave Craveman a positive 4 stars out of a possible 5, declaring it Nugent's "fiercest effort in decades, and certainly his heaviest ever."
All songs are written by Ted Nugent, except where noted,
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