Candy 66

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Background information
Origin Caracas
Genres Alternative metal, Nu metal
Years active 1998 - present
Labels Independent
Website Candy 66 official website
Members Jean Carlo De Oliveira
Gustavo Morantes
Jose Morantes
Felipe Gruber
Ray Díaz
Let Arteaga
Past members Alejandro Martinez
Frank Pulgar
Alejandro Angulo
Guillermo Moreno
Notable instruments
Gibson Les Paul
Gibson Thunderbird V Studio Bass
MusicMan Bongo Bass
Fender Telecaster
Fender Stratocaster
Ibanez SG

Candy66 is an alternative metal band from Venezuela formed in Caracas in 1998. This band's breakthrough across the country began in 2000 when they won the first place at the Festival Nuevas Bandas, a musical contest that features newborn bands of different genres from all over the country. They have quoted many bands as their influences, such as Black Sabbath, Faith No More, Pantera, Nirvana, among others.

The band have released 4 studio albums, P.O.P. (Para Otras Personas) (For Other People - in English translation) in 2001, A+ in 2003, Evolutio released in 2009 and Nueva Guerra (New War - in English translation) in 2013. They also released a live album 5 Mundos (5 Worlds) in 2004.

Currently they are planning to release a new album in 2016 featuring their last single Sombras en el Sol released in June 2015 along with its official videoclip.


  • Jean Carlo De Oliveira (Guitar/Lead Vocals)
  • Jose A. Morantes (Guitar)
  • Felipe Gruber(Guitar/Backing Vocals)
  • Ray Díaz (Bass)
  • Gustavo Morantes (Drums)
  • Let Arteaga (Dj/Backing Vocals)


  • P.O.P. (2001)
  • A+ (2003)
  • 5 Mundos (2004) (Spanish for "5 Worlds")
  • Evolutio (2009)
  • Nueva Guerra (2013) (Spanish for "New War")

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