Christopher Walken Overdrive
Christopher Walken Overdrive (also known as CWO) formed in October 2004. Ryan Haugland (who also played drums with Sub Rosa), played one show and moved to Lawrence, KS. Patrick Meyers was brought in to fill the spot. Patrick moved to Austin, TX in the Fall of 2005. Currently awaiting a final mix of their debut coaster, "Music Yo Get Drilled To". Local glitteratti and socialite Eric "The Beer" Hills is "producing".
- Fred Frenzel (vocals)
- Ryan Harstad (bass)
- Donovan Stewart (rhythm guitar)
- Shane Bertrand (lead guitar)
- James Riccigliano - (drums)
- Patrick Meyers (drums)
- Ryan Haugland (drums)
- Music video filmed in Moorhead MN, April 2005 for CWO version of "Careless Whisper" a song originally by George Michael of 80s pop group WHAM!
- Selected and competed in a Battle of the Bands in Detroit Lakes Summer 2005 for a chance to play the 10,000 Lakes Festival, a huge jam-band fest. Lost to The Dromedary Persuassion, who eventually lost to JedEyeMindFunk.
- Plan to write and release an EP of experimental music tenatively title "Children's Music Children Shouldn't Listen To".
- December 3rd, 2004 Knights of Columbus, Grand Forks, ND with Small Town Drunk - first show
- March 9th, 2005 Ralph's Corner, Moorhead MN with Throbbing Hot Rods, The, Descry, Senzuri, The PLX.
- April 8th, 2005 at Foxes, Moorhead, MN with The PLX, Misfits
- May 13th, 2005 Eagles Club, Lisbon, ND with Snake Handler, Egypt, Malmbergs.
- June 7th, 2005 Knights of Columbus, Grand Forks with Desert City Soundtack, Poets and Theives.
- July 29th, 2005 Billiards on Broadway, Fargo, ND with Cirle Over Sidelights - last show
- "Music To Get Drilled To" - self-released CD that will never be released
- "Wake Me Up Before You Go - The Songs of George Michael" - tribute album - song "Careless Whisper"
- "Children's Music Children Shouldn't Listen To" - tenative 2006 project