Very quickly the disc allows Kandyss to participate and win, out of 220 Bands, the first prize of the Battle of Bands organized at Z7 in Prattln. This win gave the group the opportunity to appear on the compilation Headache 5 recorded and produced at headline Studio in Deitingen. For the following year the group appears on several stages around Switzerland (Z7 Deitingen, Amalgame Yverdon, Case à Choc Neuchâtel, Reit Halle Bern, Undertown Geneva) including events like Balelec, Roller contest, Sysmic Lausanne and Copyright festival in Neuchâtel, Ministry of Rock contest at the RkC in Vevey where Kandyss finiched at the third place. During the year 2000 Kandyss records a CD 5 tittles Only For My (G.I, Pittbull, Dead Wood, Croco, Nebula) and enchains concerts to finally become known. With this new disc, the band turn towards a heavier and more rhythmical music style, a soft mix of hardcore and fusion influenced by groups such as Rage Against the Machine, Incubus, Soulfly, Deftones, the listening horizon is now set. From concert to concert Kandyss makes its name and reputation in the metal Scene.
The year 2002 seen another change in formation with a change of Bassist and Mikko joins the group. In May the same year, Kandyss sign with the label Condor Records. The aforesaid tacking them into the studio in the summer of 2003, which produced their first album 13 tittles and also a full-length video produced by Marky Delachaux, recorded and mixed by Thierry Von Osselt at the smelly room studio in Geneva. After that Simon and Mikko decided to left the band and Romain (bass) and Jeremy (drums) joined the band. Now Kandyss is trying to be known outside switzerland and works on new material for a second comming release...
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