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Capra Drops New Video, “Human Commodity” feat. Walls of Jericho’s Candace Puopolo

Capra Band members

On October 6th, metallic hardcore outfit Capra will unleash their sophomore full-length, Errors, via Metal Blade Records / Blacklight Media Records. Maintaining all the elements that made their 2021 debut so compelling – raucous energy, frantic riffs, the from-the-gut lyrics and soul-searing delivery of vocalist Crow Lotus – Capra has stepped things up on this record, with stronger songwriting and a determination to reach the next level. For a preview of Errors, the video for the new single “Human Commodity” (produced by Jai Benoit & Jerik Thibodaux, and feat. Walls Of Jericho‘s Candace Puopolo) can be viewed below:

Tyler Harper (guitar) comments: “We are so honored to have worked with Candace Puopolo on this track. I grew up listening to Walls of Jericho and they were always a major influence on my music. To have a legend involved with what we’re doing is such a rad feeling.”

The debut single, “Tied Up“, can also be heard at: blacklightmediarecords.com/capra – where the album can be pre-ordered in the following versions:

Capra Bundle

–CD
–red/white marble vinyl
–smoke vinyl
–digital album

Tracking in Estuary Recording Studios in Austin, Texas, with Andrew Hernandez, Errors was mixed by Taylor Young and mastered by Brad Boatright, the latter two having worked on In Transmission (2021). Guitarist Tyler Harper comments, “I knew that I wanted it to pick up where the first album left off, but that it needed to have an entirely new attitude. If you listen to the last song from ‘In Transmission’ into the first song on ‘Errors’, it’s a continuation. From there the album steers off into a direction that still feels similar, but is new.” Coming primarily from a hardcore background, giving listeners a sense of nostalgia for the sounds of the late 90’s and early 2000’s hardcore and punk scenes, but also incorporating elements of metal that complement the overall tone, everything the band does on Errors resonates with emotion; nothing is forced.

For collaborations, Capra recruited Walls Of Jericho vocalist Candace Kucsulain-Puopolo to add her inimitable tones to “Human Commodity,” while their friend Dustin Coffman from Glassing added backing vocals to a handful of tracks. Producer Hernandez also added some piano to “Nora,” which closes out the album in a very different manner than anything they’ve previously explored. In a complete juxtaposition to the tracks that precede it, “Nora” is atmospheric and lithe, delicate and haunting. “I’ve always wanted to show a prettier/lighter side to this band where it’s not always aggressive,” says Harper. “Life is a rollercoaster and sometimes you need to throw some pretty piano into it.” Since Capra‘s inception, Harper has always envisaged each album being a continuation of the last, and then breaking it off into its own journey, seeing “Nora” as “a fun way to start album three!

Until then, the band will tour like the road warriors they have become, bringing Errors to North America and overseas (see below for all upcoming dates). Capra are eager to bond with fans new and old. Lotus explains that crucial connection: “Care about us because we care about you. And because we are a part of creating something our community can be proud of.”

Capra USA tour dates
w/ Zao, Your Spirit Dies
Sept. 16, 2023 – Chattanooga, TN @ Dark Roast*
Sept. 17, 2023 – Cincinnati, OH @ Legends*
Sept. 19, 2023 – Detroit, MI @ Sanctuary
Sept. 20, 2023 – Chicago, IL @ Reggie’s
Sept. 21, 2023 – Louisville, KY @ Mag Bar
Sept. 22, 2023 – Louisville, KY @ Kentucky Exposition Center (Louder Than Life) *
Sept. 24, 2023 – Greenville, SC @ Radio Room
Sept. 28, 2023 – Pensacola, FL @ Easy Going Gallery*
Sept. 29, 2023 – New Orleans, LA @ Gasa Gasa*
*=Capra only

Capra live
Nov. 4, 2023 – San Diego, CA @ Petco Park – Dia De Los Deftones

Capra Artwork

Album artwork by: Nat Lacuna

Tracklist:
01. CHSF
02. Tied Up
03. Silana
04. Trauma Bond
05. Loser
06. Kingslayer
07. Human Commodity
08. Transplant
09. Obligatory Existence
10. Nora (Last Call)

Capra line-up:
Crow Lotus – Vocals
Tyler Harper – Guitar
Jeremy Randazzo – Drums
Trevor Alleman – Bass

Capra online:
https://www.facebook.com/Capraband
https://www.instagram.com/capraband
https://twitter.com/capraband

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