Blood for Blood is a hardcore band from the Boston, Massachusetts. They formed in 1994 as a reaction to the existing heavy music scene in Boston. They are regarded as an extremely nihilistic and aggressive band. In 1997 they were signed to Victory Records. Their sound is heavily influenced by Sheer Terror, Breakdown, Carnivore, and Raw Deal. The are self described as "White trash hardcore and rock-n-roll." In June of 2012 Blood for Blood officially went on a hiatus after the lead singer, Erick "Buddha" Medina, was removed from the band pending allegations of the sexual abuse of a minor.