CANDY Drop Clobbering New Single, "Dreams Less Sweet"

CANDY Drop Clobbering New Single, "Dreams Less Sweet"

- By Ramon Gonzales

The track serves as the final preview of the band's forthcoming album, "it's Inside You, due out later this week via Relapse Records.

Photo by Jason Nocito

Hardcore aggressors Candy are due to drop the follow-up to their lauded 2022 sophomore release, Heaven Is Here, with their third and arguably most ambitious effort to date in It's Inside You

Principle songwriter and Candy guitarist Michael Quick worked closely with contemporary and collaborator Ben Greenberg of Uniform and Kurt Ballou at God City Studios to craft a caustic mesh of audio aggression - compiling 12 tracks that blur the lines between various subcategories of metallic heft. 

Further bolstering the band's brand of poignant savagery, Candy worked collectively with the likes of Aaron Melnick of Integrity, Justice Tripp of Angel Du$t, and Trapped Under Ice), David Gagliardi of Trash Talk and Marisa Shriar of Fleshwater among others to fully explore the true potential of their artistry. 

Delivering the final preview of the LP due out June 7th via Relapse Records, CANDY have unloaded one last gut punch with the track, "Dreams Less Sweet".  The final in a succession of dynamic, effective singles including, "eXistenZ", "Love Like Snow" and "You Will Never Get Me" with Justice Tripp, the latest sample underscores the band's caustic brand of hardcore, accented with various elements that aid in coloring outside the lines of conventional hardcore. 

It's Inside You arrives June 7th via Relapse Records. Check the tracklist and artwork below. The album is available for pre-order - HERE. Candy is also set to join The Dillinger Escape Plan for their pair of sold-out reunion shows at The Paramount In Brooklyn, NY on June 21st and 23rd. 

CANDY will celebrate the release of It’s Inside You with a show at Salty’s Beach Bar in Lake Como, New Jersey on July 6th supported by Everybody Gets Hurt, Division of Mind, Final Resting Place, Sector, and Last Man Out. 


Upcoming Live Dates

* = supporting The Dillinger Escape Plan

^ = w/ support from Everybody Gets Hurt, Division of Mind, Final Resting Place, Sector, and Last Man Out


6/21 - New York City, NY @ The Brooklyn Paramount* [SOLD OUT]

6/23 - New York City, NY @ The Brooklyn Paramount* [SOLD OUT]


7/06 - Lake Como, NJ @ Salty’s Beach Bar^

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