“Without a doubt this is one of the most professional sounding CD's and Bands I have heard in years. Outstanding work guys, I will be looking for any thing coming from Hard Road. Please contact me when you have new material, I would love to review it for you and publish in our magazine. Looking forward to the best you have.”
Chicago Indie Promotions
“I'm back for the "BEST" fix of the year!!! This is one extraordinarily great band!
“THE NEXT ROLLING STONES. THATS RIGHT . YOU HEARD IT HERE FIRST!”
“The album is a smash full of great tunes, bellowing Rolling Stones and Mott the Hoople influences, Best roars through this record. At the time of recording, Nuvo magazine voted Smells Like Lightning the number #1 record in the state of Indiana for that year, and #3rd in the country. Nuvo Music critic Jeff Napier said of Best, He's like a young Mick Jagger except he has something to say”
— chuck best and Hard Road