Posts tagged "Metz"

METZ Share Explosive New Single, ‘Eraser’

Following this year’s sophomore record, II, METZ has unveiled a crashing new single. Titled “Eraser,” the booming cut will be available on 7″ along with another…
Rachel Brodsky / October 13, 2015

Fucked Up’s Damian Abraham Interviewed METZ’s Chris Slorach

Fucked Up’s Damian Abraham hosts a weekly podcast, Turned Out a Punk, where he sits down with a big name in the music or entertainment industry and talks…
James Grebey / May 13, 2015

Review: Post-Hardcore Stalwarts METZ Vary Their Mutilation Technique on ‘II’

With the imposing physicality of their music’s warped hardcore handiwork, METZ to date has not been a band for whom subtlety has been a high…
Colin Joyce / May 5, 2015

METZ Drop Grimy, .GIF-Like Video for ‘The Swimmer’

Toronto noise-rock outfit METZ are releasing their aptly named sophomore album, METZ II, today, and they shared a new music video to boot. The visuals for “The Swimmer,”…
James Grebey / May 4, 2015

Stream METZ’s Combustible Rager of a Sophomore LP, ‘II’

On their second album, II, METZ have gotten, if anything, even more powerful. The Toronto-via-Ottawa ragers say and sound like they hail from the “Washington, D.C.
Harley Brown / April 27, 2015

SPIN’s SXSW Showcase at Stubb’s: An Artist-By-Artist Recap

Those South by Southwesters who braved the elements at Stubb's yesterday were treated to gigs by nine of our favorite artists working right now, ranging…
SPIN Staff / March 21, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Blur ‘Go Out,’ Sufjan Stevens Finds ‘No Shade,’ and More

Welcome to SPIN's Singles Mix! The SPIN staff has rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. From resurrected Britpop legends to eyebrow-raising indie-folkies to Canadian…
SPIN Staff / February 20, 2015

Watch METZ Brutally Slay the Damned’s ‘Neat Neat Neat’

Speaking to SPIN last fall, METZ singer-guitarist Alex Edkins said, “I always say that I feel really excited before we play, and after we’re done,…
Kyle McGovern / August 2, 2013

The Biggest Losers: Sub Pop’s Silver Jubilee Celebrates 25 Years With Built to Spill, King Tuff, More

Yes, you’re old. On Saturday, great American institution Sub Pop Records celebrated its honest-to-god 25th birthday with a multi-stage blowout in its Seattle hometown, with…
Jolie Ruben / July 15, 2013

METZ Amp Up the Loudness Wars on ‘Adult Swim’ Ear-Splitter ‘Can’t Understand’

Okay, so METZ’s latest noise-punk blaze probably isn’t technically louder in the “Loudness War,” Metallica-mastered-their-album-funny sense, but have you seen their SoundCloud wave? “Can’t Understand”…
Marc Hogan / June 21, 2013

METZ Detail Alien Junkyard Origins of a Flying Dog in Animated ‘Get Off’ Video

And now for a METZ video as bugged-out as the Toronto band’s brand of noise-rock. These SPIN Best New Artists alums’ previous clips from last…
Marc Hogan / June 19, 2013

Rhye, Purity Ring, Godspeed Make Long List for Canadian Album of the Year

The Polaris Music Prize has announced its 40-album "Long List" of nominees for the 2013 trophy, honoring the year's best album by a Canadian artist.
Colin Stutz / June 14, 2013

Watch METZ’s ‘Wasted’ Video, Where Glamour Shots Go Wrong

When we spoke to SPIN Breaking Out stars METZ late last year, singer-guitarist Alex Edkins described his band's self-titled Sub Pop debut: "There are no bells…
Chris Martins / March 5, 2013

Hear Steve Adamyk Band’s White-Knuckle Pop-Punk Gem ‘Katacombs’

“I sometimes refer to it as the [Washington] D.C. of the north,” METZ singer-guitarist Alex Edkins told us a few months ago, when talking about…
David Bevan / January 7, 2013

Hear METZ Tear Through ‘Dirty Shirt,’ a Filthy Noise-Punk Blitz

Canuck shred hounds METZ dropped their buzzworthy and brutal self-titled LP debut of Sub Pop in early October, but the crunchy noise-rock gifts keep coming.
Chris Martins / November 29, 2012

METZ: Refined Punk Brutes Pop You in the Mouth (Concisely)

Who: Though METZ now make Toronto their home, their noisy, radial saw-like punk barrage has firm roots in Ottawa. “I sometimes refer to it as…
David Bevan / October 24, 2012

Watch METZ’ Startling, GIF-Like ‘Wet Blanket Video

Today marks the release of METZ, the unrelenting, unforgiving debut full-length from the Toronto noise-rock crew (and Best 5 New Artists alums) of the same…
David Bevan / October 9, 2012

Listen to METZ’s ‘Headache’ While Reading Bad Nirvana and Mets Jokes

We could say that the characteristically propulsive leadoff track from this Toronto trio's debut album is a great way to meet the METZ. Or we…
SPIN Staff / July 9, 2012