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Punk Rockers Handheld Pay Tribute To John Candy In New Music Video
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Punk Rockers Handheld Pay Tribute To John Candy In New Music Video

Canadian punk rockers Handheld have delivered the John Candy tribute you might not have realized you needed. "Leaving Candyland" is a fun up-tempo homage to one of comedy's true legends. The music video features band members dressed up as a number of Candy's classic movie and television characters. How many can you spot? A Canadian Tragedy is the first new album in 14 years from Handheld. They formed in 1998 out of Ontario and are known for their loud, fast, and melodic punk rock jams. Fans of bands like Bad Religion, NOFX and Rise Against will feel right at home. We're hearing a hint of Blink 182 on "Leaving Candyland" too. And it's not just what appears to be a similar sense of humor. Handheld released six albums/EPs over a 10-year period from 1998 to 2008. From there they we...