October 30, 2023

Get ready to dive into the depths of sonic exploration as ODD CREW, Bulgaria’s prodigious musical architects, proudly celebrates their phenomenal 25th anniversary with their latest release, Dark Matters Part II. Seamlessly fusing the raw energy of alternative metal with the intricate nuances of progressive melodies, this album is a testament to the band’s evolution and enduring creativity marking a monumental milestone in the band’s illustrious career! 

With 8 awe-inspiring tracks, ODD CREW crafts a mesmerizing tapestry of sound, seamlessly blending intricate instrumentals with poignant lyrics that resonate with your soul. Dark Matters Part II is a testament to the band’s mastery over their craft. Building upon the foundations laid by its predecessor, the album weaves a sonic tapestry of intensity, emotion, and technical prowess, inviting listeners to explore the uncharted dimensions of sound. 

Guided by the unmistakable vocals of frontman Vasko that have become the band’s signature, ODD CREW unleashes a storm of intricate guitar riffs, thundering basslines, and rhythmic drum patterns that cascade like rhythmic lightning. The album’s musical diversity mirrors the complexity of the human experience, taking listeners on a profound journey from the depths of darkness to the heights of hope. 

As the second installment of the Dark Matters saga, this album dives deeper into the enigmatic themes that have captivated fans since the very beginning. Lyrically and thematically, the band contemplates the uncharted territories of existence, introspection, and the mysteries that lurk beneath the surface of reality. Each track is a page turned in the exploration of the shadows, as the band exposes the intricacies of the human psyche and the cosmos. 

In this momentous celebration of a quarter-century of musical excellence, ODD CREW showcases their maturation as artists, effortlessly fusing their early raw energy with refined musicianship. Dark Matters Part II is more than just an album; it’s an experience that transcends the ordinary, a testament to the enduring power of music to illuminate the depths of emotion and human experience. 

As the anniversary spotlight shines on ODD CREW, Dark Matters Part II stands as a testament to their enduring impact on the metal scene in Bulgaria and beyond. Prepare to be captivated, challenged, and ultimately uplifted by an album that transcends the boundaries of genre and language, inviting you to explore the infinite expanse of Dark Matters once more. 

Dark Matters PT II

  1. Wings On a Burning Wind
  2. In Silence
  3. You Are But One
  4. Closer
  5. On To The Sun
  6. Thin Air
  7. Witching Hour
  8. A Thousand Smiles

Vasil Raykov – Lead Vocals 
Vasil Parvanovski – Guitar, Backing Vocals 
Martin Stoyanov – Bass, Backing Vocals 
Boyan ‘Bonzy’ Georgiev – Drums

ODD CREW online:

Official Website

Odd Crew fan link