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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

Spotlight: Xanthochroid Fans Celebrate

  If you’re a Xanthochroid fan and need an excuse to drink and listen to music with people, then the band has an offer you might be interested in.     As most are aware, the music industry is very different than it has traditionally been over past decades. We can thank and criticize the internet fo...

Korpi - Jul 07, 2017

Michigan Events - Summer 2017

  It’s concert season in the mitten again; rather than wade through the punk and hard rock bands on other sites, embrace the Demonbit as your one stop shop for the metal shows you need to know about.   7/7 Detroit, Corktown Tavern (local bands) https://www.facebook.com/events/1236135996462007/   7/...

Korpi - Jul 01, 2017

Spotlight: TShirtSlayer.com Celebrating 10 Years!

    That’s right, the largest metal merch site on the web has now been around for 10 whole years. Not only has Doctor Death managed to keep the site alive this long, he’s managed to turn it into a staple of the online metal community. No joke, as your online brothers what their top ten metal websit...

Korpi - May 23, 2017

“Cassettes In 2017, What Should I Know?” Part 2 of 2

  In part one of this article we discussed the return of cassette tapes and the appeal they do/don’t hold. In this part we’ll discuss what you need to know to get started with tapes. This is purely an introduction to tapes for new comers or a quick refresher for those of you who have forgotten the n...

Korpi - May 17, 2017

“Cassettes In 2017, What Should I Know?” Part 1 of 2

  If you haven't heard the hipster news buzz, cassette tapes are cool again. In 2016 cassette sales were up 74% in the US; but don’t be fooled by the huge percentage, that’s still only 0.06% of US physical music sales and 0.01% of US total music sales. So why the rise in sales? Maybe we can blame t...

Korpi - May 09, 2017

Spotlight: Homage To Summoning Boxset

Austrian black metal band Summoning needs no introduction, their consistently epic atmospheric sound is a staple of metal that has influenced untold numbers. Apparently so many bands owe tribute to Summoning’s pioneering efforts that they’ve collected themselves in one release to pay homage. Releas...

Korpi - Feb 10, 2017

Spotlight: Eihwaz Recordings

We here at Demonbit are big fans of Bindrune Recordings, not only because of the great Eurpoean and US artists they distribute but also because they're located right here in frozen northern Michigan. Several years ago Eihwaz Recordings spawned as a subsidiary of Bindrune, bringing more great music...

Korpi - Jan 26, 2017

Spotlight: Grai (Грай) - Test Patch

Back around the beginning of December 2016, Grai announced they were going to make a batch of "pilot"/test patches. Being a huge fan I had to have the band's first patch ever and instally ordered one sight unseen. Not having a facebook, I emailed the band. Whoever I spoke to was very helpful despit...

Korpi - Jan 19, 2017

Spotlight: Forndom - Dauðra Dura

Once more we here at DemonBit have another great non-metal band we'd like to bring to your attention. Forndom was established in 2012 although it wasn’t until 2015 with their first album that they hit our radar. Signing with the metal distro Nordvis, Flykt produced a dark combination of ambient and...

Korpi - Jan 08, 2017