Lawful Evil: The Dread Crew of Oddwood


Do you like pirates? Yes, no, maybe so? Do you like super fun songs that you can’t help but sing along to and the occasional melody about an expedition out of a whales…never mind. The Dread Crew of Oddwood have come a long way and I am happy to say that their new release “Lawful Evil” has fully encompassed the sound of Heavy Mahogany. It is rich with folky catchy tunes that will make you laugh and of course all the debauchery that you can expect from a band of acoustic weilding pirates. “Join the Ranks” starts off with a whirling melody that almost makes you feel like you have joined a pirate circus, and what a fun circus this is. Rich with the familiar elements of Oddwood this song is your path to join the ranks of the crew, and well we still don’t know what that happened to that Francis guy. “Side Quest” is a satisfying tune and trust me you will have the chorus memorized and you won’t be able quell the need to sing along. And not to mention there is a sweet drum fill about a minute and a half in. Next up is “Heavy Mahogany” and this song namely so is the core of the band. All the instruments meld together perfectly and you can really pick out every element that Oddwood is known for.

Continue reading