NewsSeptember 24, 2015 1:11 PM ET5,186 views

Metal Blade Records signs Candiria

Candiria Official press release: Influential Brooklyn, NY metal progenitors Candiria have signed to Metal Blade Records. Since forming in 1992, Candiria has released seven full lengths albums, two EPs, and survived a serious van crash in 2002. Now, with a new record deal in place, Candiria is on course to release their first new full length since 2009's Kiss the Lie. Candiria's John LaMacchia comments: "The band is extremely excited to be a part of the Metal Blade family. We couldn't think of a better way to forge ahead with a new chapter in our career. We have a new album in the works and we definitely plan to hit the road in support of it. 2016 is going to be an amazing year for Candiria." Michael MacIvor adds: "Metal Blade have been at the forefront of extreme music since I was a kid. Just like Candiria, they have always pushed the boundaries of music, and have trusted their gut instincts. I can't think of a better place to call home for the future of Candiria. We are extremely happy to be a part of the Metal Blade family." Metal Blade Records CEO Brian Slagel comments: "I am really happy to welcome Candiria to the Metal Blade family! I have been a huge fan during their career and very excited to work with them." Candiria will be performing this Sunday, September 27th at Saint Vitus in Brooklyn, New York. Metal Injection has debuted a new mini-documentary about the band that is online now here. The video serves as a perfect introduction for the uninitiated, as well as a fresh take for old fans.

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anonymous 9/24/2015 10:22:18 AM

Insert van wreck comment here ___________. Tracy Morgan, something something...


anonymous 9/24/2015 10:24:08 AM

Candiria or Oasis?


ineedmoresalt 9/24/2015 10:25:14 AM

Metal Blade does something right


brassknuckleromance 9/24/2015 10:39:28 AM

this is dope. if you disagree, you're probably super wrong.


shane_battier 9/24/2015 10:40:59 AM

best band best news. ive known about this for months though. suck dcks, faaggots.


anonymous 9/24/2015 11:44:30 AM

Grew up to this band. Had the privilege to see them live with Biohazard in the early 00's. One of the greatest hardcore bands ever. Hope they tour soon, great live band.


anonymous 9/24/2015 1:00:39 PM

everybody jumps to da juggalo sound...FVCK OUTTA HERE IF YOU AINT DOWN WIT DA CLOWN


anonymous 9/24/2015 1:27:51 PM

These guys never got the props they deserved. Cool band and ever cooler people.


anonymous 9/24/2015 7:56:23 PM

no way this band is still around


anonymous 9/24/2015 7:57:30 PM

must have seen hacktivist making money and decided it was time to come back and get paid too. can't blame them. nu metalcore is huge these days


anonymous 9/25/2015 1:15:26 PM

Really nothing negative you can say about Candiria. One the most underrated/influential metal/hardcore bands of all time. I've seen them plenty of times in the early 00's. Finally, some good news


anonymous 9/25/2015 2:12:38 PM

This makes me so incredibly happy.


anonymous 9/26/2015 11:21:22 AM

Incredible musicians and great dudes. Had the privilege of touring with them back in 99 with Dillinger. Best of luck to em'.


anonymous 9/27/2015 1:08:02 PM

Windchime breakdowns





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