Spotlight: Carnis Immortalis

You haven't heard of Carnis Immortalis; that’s not surprising. This Garden City band is another one of those Michigan underground death metal bands predominately featured at places like Detroit’s Harpos. Like many, this band has been largely overlooked; but after opening for Cattle Decapitation lat...

Korpi - Mar 15, 2018

Spotlight: Master Boot Record

  It’s that time again, time to step outside of the shitty world of metal and into a much shittier world full of other things to darken your day with. Today we’re highlighting Master Boot Record, AKA MBR. Best we can tell, this artificial intelligence known as MBR has been lurking in the basement o...

Korpi - Mar 09, 2018

Album Review: Black Forest - Dream

  Black Forest – Dream Released 3rd March 2018 Reviewed 6th March 2018 by Korpi   To my bewilderment, I keep finding myself reviewing various power metal-esk bands of the “symphonic melodic death metal” variety, AKA those who walk a similar path as Jari Mäenpää. To that effect, enter Black Forest....

Korpi - Mar 06, 2018

Spotlight: Feast Eternal Release New Teaser

One of the best and longest standing metal acts in northern Michigan decided it was time to remind us they're not dead. Feast Eternal, a Christian death metal band that plays on the darker side of the genre, released a facebook teaser video this past month for what we can only presume is an upcoming...

Korpi - Jul 26, 2017

Album Review: Wintersun - The Forest Seasons

With the exception of solo projects, rarely in metal is reviewing an album considered reviewing the artist behind it, but with Jari Mäenpää this is definitely the case. In 2004 Jari released the debut album of his pet project Wintersun and made bold claims about spearheading a sub-genre called “sym...

Korpi - Jul 26, 2017