Dos Malés, Den, Barren Heir, Corridoré

  • Art In 1444 East Washington Avenue Madison, WI, 53703 United States
Corridoré.

Corridoré.

Putting Dos Malés and Corridoré on a show together basically lets people experience two distant points on the spectrum of heavy music in Madison. Dos Malés, the duo of former Panther/Pyroklast drummer Nick Stix and Bongzilla guitarist Michael Makela, is rooted in bare-bones doom, though the two use their vocals to work in a melodic element, and Makela's guitar is less sludge than a thick, filthy dust storm. They're currently working on a follow-up to their self-titled EP from last year. Corridoré, a more recently formed trio, take a more progressive approach: Their recent two-song demo runs close to half an hour, spanning everything from pensive melody to cathartic blastbeats, from tormented black-metal screeches to stately clean vocal harmonies. Different as these two bands are, they're both very good metal outfits that we're looking forward to hearing more from. They share the bill here with two Chicago metal bands, the noise/grind-infused Den and epic-sounding doom outfit Barren Heir. —Scott Gordon