Tag Archives: Candiria

Metal By Numbers 10/19: Alter Bridge and Meshuggah rule the top 10

Posted by on October 19, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. We’ve seen more than a few bands hit new strides on this column, some new some old. In this case, while the achievements of Alter Bridge and Dance Gavin Dance should not be overlooked, […]

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New & Noteworthy, October 7th – Swarm

Posted by on October 7, 2016

We enter October with one of the most anticipated releases of the year. I realize that I’ve been opening these articles with some variation on that phrase quite a bit over the past month, but each time its use has been incredibly justified, and this week is no different. Truth be told, this album has […]

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Candiria release “Mereya” from forthcoming concept album

Posted by on August 25, 2016

Today’s a pretty great day if you’re not a fan of 4/4 metal. First we got a brand new Meshuggah song, and Candiria just released a song from their forthcoming album, as well as given out some information about what we can expect from it. While They Were Sleeping, which will be out on October 7th […]

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Photos: Poison the Well, Candiria electrify NYC’s Gramercy Theater, 6/21/16

Posted by on June 23, 2016

  Poison the Well were at the forefront of metalcore in the late ’90s and early 200s. The Florida band flourished with their first fthree albums, The Opposite of December, Tear From the Red and You Come Before You bridging the gap between hardcore and metal. In 2010, they went on hiatus, returning for two shows last year. Earlier this […]

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Photos: Candiria, Alekhine’s Gun, New York, Studio at Webster Hall, 4/7/16

Posted by on April 8, 2016

While hard to define, Candiria pretty much defined their own wave of New York hardcore when they emerged in the early ’90s. Balancing complex polyrythms with odd jazz breakdowns, then gradually transitioning to a more commercial sound by the time of 2004’s What Doesn’t Kill You…, the band are getting set to release their first album since 2009 […]

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Candiria to release new album, sign to Metal Blade

Posted by on September 24, 2015

Many bands  have decided to release new material after a long hiatus this year, and New York’s Candiria is the next one to be added to that list. They just announced their new signing with Metal Blade Records, meaning they also have a new album in the works for us. John LaMacchia comments: The band is […]

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Brian Fair talks Overcast, Downpour, New England Metalfest

Posted by on April 15, 2015

One of the most recognizable faces of the New Wave of American Heavy Metal was Shadows Fall frontman Brian Fair, whose floor-length dreadlocks and signature vocal style put him alongside Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe and Hatebreed’s Jamey Jasta as the leaders of the movement. On a hiatus of sorts, Shadows Fall isn’t playing the […]

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Candiria make live return to the stage in Brooklyn

Posted by on April 6, 2015

[youtube]https://youtu.be/nf_49SHK8LI[/youtube] It’s been a long time since New York’s metal/jazz/hardcore band Candiria have played out. Their first live show in New York City in ten years was scheduled to take place next month at the Black N’ Blue Bowl at Webster Hall. However, they couldn’t quite stick to that schedule, making a surprise appearance this […]

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Spylacopa get freaky with Hexes

Posted by on March 10, 2015

Spylacopa, the project featuring Candiria guitarist John LaMacchia, ISIS and Palms bassist Jeff Caxide, and Made Out of Babies vocalist Julie Christmas, have a new album coming out on March 31st. Parallels will be the first new material since their self-titled debut EP in 2008. The delay? The tragic murder of drummer Troy Young in his own apartment in 2009. […]

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Candiria reunites for NYC show

Posted by on January 7, 2015

Brooklyn, New York’s Candiria haven’t played in New York City in a decade. That changes on May 17th with the announcement that the band will be playing  this year’s Black N’ Blue Bowl. Says Candiria guitarist John LaMacchia: “The band is extremely excited that this is finally happening. Candiria has been asked to play the Black and Blue Bowl every […]

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