March 17 – Review by Stefan – DEXTER WARD: III (No Remorse Records / Sure Shot Worx)

Formed in 2009 by former members of Battleroar, Athens/Venice based Dexter Ward presents their third full-length, appropriately titled “III”, a well-produced 8-track disc that makes my old school heart beat faster. From their history we have learned that this band let their lyrical themes be inspired by fantasy, sword and sorcery mainly… welcome the imaginary world. Their moniker is based on a horror novel “The Case Of Dexter Ward”, set in 1927 by HP Lovecraft, THE author of weird/horror fiction !

Previously releases “Neon Lights” (2011) and “Rendezvous With Destiny” (2016) had everything on board to give classic heavy metal worshippers a pleasant time while listening, also a curious fact is that both efforts showed a lot of US Metal influences. If you live in ignorance about the origin of Dexter Ward, you would swear at all costs that you are dealing with a band from the US, true fact ! READ MORE…