New Music from Metric Due Oct. 4

WRITTEN BY
SPIN Staff

The "Succexy" dance rock super quartet Metric (led by Broken Social Scene contributors Emily Haines and James Shaw) is gearing up for an October 4 release of their third full-length album, Live It Out. As a prelude to the new album, Metric will release a single, "Monster Hospital," during the last week of August.

Spin once said that Haines "rocks like a sexy librarian: smart, sassy, and classy." You'd best get your library card laminated for this upcoming release: It's gonna be a doozy. Metric's U.S. tour kicks off in Boston on October 2 and winds up in Fort Lauderdale on November 16.

Metric tour dates:

10/2, Boston, MA (The Paradise)
10/3, Providence, RI (Century Lounge)
10/5, New York, NY (Bowery Ballroom)
10/6, Brooklyn, NY (Southpaw)
10/7, Philadelphia, PA (First Unitarian Church)
10/8, Washington, DC (9:30 Club)
10/10, Carrboro, NC (Cat's Cradle)
10/11, Atlanta, GA (The Loft)
10/12, Birmingham, AL (Zydeco)
10/13, Nashville, TN (Exit/In)
10/14, Cincinnati, OH (Top Cats)
10/15, Cleveland, OH (The Grog Shop)
10/17, Detroit, MI (The Magic Stick)
10/18, Chicago, IL (Empty Bottle)
10/19, St. Louis, MO (Creepy Crawl)
10/20, Lawrence, KS (The Bottleneck)
10/21, Omaha, NE (Sokol Underground)
10/22, Minneapolis, MN (Ascot Room at The Quest)
11/1, Seattle, WA (Crocodile Café)
11/2, Portland, OR (Doug Fir)
11/3, San Francisco, CA (Slims)
11/4, Los Angeles, CA (The El Rey)
11/5, San Diego, CA (The Casbah)
11/7, Tempe, AZ (Big Fish Pub)
11/8, Tucson, AZ (Plush)
11/10, Dallas, TX (Gypsy Tea Room)
11/11, Austin, TX (The Parish)
11/12, Houston, TX (The Meridian)
11/13, New Orleans, LA (The Parish)
11/15, Tampa, FL (The Orpheum)
11/16, Fort Lauderdale, FL (Culture Room)

Link:
Metric official site

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